Category Archives: 6 Assessment

Using Assessments and Knowledge of Students to Inform Instruction

6.3 Designing Student Assessments to Inform Planning: Teacher plans to use assessment results to plan for future instruction for groups of students. 3.2 Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness in Lesson Adjustments: Teacher makes a minor adjustment to a lesson, and the … Continue reading

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Professional Issues Paper

No Child Left Behind and the Impact of Testing in the Classroom Karin S. Thompson Seattle Pacific University   No Child Left Behind and the Impact of Testing in the Classroom For more than a decade, the establishment of No … Continue reading

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Digital-Age Learning

Question: As a 3rd grade teacher, how can I demonstrate knowledge, skills, and work processes that represent an innovative education in a global and digital society? ISTE Standard 3: Model digital-age work and learning.   “Digital-Age Learning describes the shift … Continue reading

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Using Technology to Create Authentic Learning in the Classroom

Triggering Event Question: As a 3rd grade teacher, how can I design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments that incorporate contemporary tools and resources to maximize content learning to develop knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in standards? Authentic learning … Continue reading

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ISTE Standard 1: Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity

Triggering Event Question: How can I use technology with my 3rd graders to facilitate the experiences that advance their learning in reading and math? As a current 3rd grade teacher at an independent private school where each of my students has … Continue reading

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