Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Educational Links 3/13/19

Flipped Classroom 101: Challenges, Benefits & Design Tips

A Principal’s Day, According to Brain Science

The Most Important Question Every Assessment Should Answer

How Schools Can Face The 'Bad Habits' That Inhibit Meaningful Changes

Research scholars to air problems with using ‘grit’ at school

How Mastery-Based Learning Can Help Students of Every Background Succeed

The Problem with Finding the Main Idea

This report shows how systemic assessments of student learning that isolate skills like “finding the main idea” encourage teachers to place an unhelpful emphasis on the teaching of these “skills”. Drawing on examples from the United States, the report explains why this approach fails to lead to improvements in student learning. Nevertheless, student assessment can be both aligned with high standards and help to encourage the kinds of effective teaching practice that support student learning. 

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