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September 2011 Blog Posts (2)

Seven Practices for Effective Learning

Check out Seven Practices for Effective Learning from the November 2005 edition of ASCD's Educational Leadership.  This is a great description of how to use assessment to promote learning.

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Added by Scott Habeeb on September 21, 2011 at 9:27am — No Comments

New Terminology: Scoring v. Grading

After studying Assessment FOR Learning pretty intensely for the past few school years, I am now beginning to think that we might do ourselves a favor if we would change some of our terminology.  Specifically, I think it's time to stop using the words "grading" or "grade" as often as we do and replace them - at times - with "scoring" or "score".

 

You don't have to go very far down the AFL road to realize that traditional grading practices often get in the way of our attempts to…

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Added by Scott Habeeb on September 6, 2011 at 3:30pm — 14 Comments

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