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Scott Habeeb's Blog – March 2010 Archive (2)

Assessment FOR Learning - Don't confuse it for a specific strategy

When faced with a new concept it is natural and necessary to attach meaning to that concept. Sometimes when we find an understandable example of that concept we begin to confuse that idea for the concept itself. As Salem High School and the City of Salem Schools strive to master the concepts of Assessment FOR Learning, it is understandable that this will happen to some degree.

For example,…

Added by Scott Habeeb on March 23, 2010 at 4:27pm — No Comments

Why is Allen Iverson on Assessment FOR Learning?

Members of this network may have noticed a video that seems out of place on an educational social network. The video is of a post-game interview with NBA player Allen Iverson. Why in the world is that on here?

Salem High School teachers on this Ning know the answer to that. When our school first started taking a serious look at AFL, we realized right away that how you chose to grade assessments could negate the learning that they… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on March 1, 2010 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

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