Playful Assessments: 3 Ways to Inject Fun into Measuring Outcomes
Friday, April 19, 2019
Playful Assessments: 3 Ways to Inject Fun into Measuring Outcomes

Assessing students with standardized testing is a given in public schools throughout the United States—especially in the wake of 2001’s federal No Child Left Behind law, which mandated that all students in grades three through eight be tested annually in reading and math, while older students should be periodically tested...

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Mirrors and Doors: The Value of Choosing Diverse Books for Students
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Mirrors and Doors: The Value of Choosing Diverse Books

The title of a post from the curriculum and teacher resource site Teaching Tolerance does not beat around the bush: “We Still Need Diverse Books.” Written by third-grade teacher Noelle Walters, the post tackles the enduring, stubbornly relevant topic of the need to make classroom literature choices that are both...

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