Monthly Archives: July 2011

Formative Assessment and SBG Faculty Forum Class

2 Hour Course: Instructors Wrenn and Dobbs 10:45-10:55: Do Now: Take short google form about formative assessment and SBG/ Introductions. Based on the google form information, we will choose 3 tools to work on. 11:00-11:10 Tool 1; 11:10-11:20 Tool 2; … Continue reading

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Not Exceptional Enough

My little sister works for a marketing company. As someone who used to do blind taste tests with Skittles, I know that this job is particularly appropriate for her strengths and passions. She also is a remarkably hilarious story-teller, and … Continue reading

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The 3six5 project: July 7, 2011

On July 7, 2011 I contributed to a global digital “journal” of sorts called the3six5 project. I like this project because it captures voices from across the world reflecting on daily issues and joys. I’ve copied my post below. Extra … Continue reading

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Brain Pickings Weekly

One of my favorite emails is called Brain Pickings Weekly because once a week, I get to enjoy interesting articles like this one about incredible illustrations of famous people. Check it out!

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Essential Learning Log

English Essential Learning Log based on Gusky scaleEssential Learning Log Good  

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Formative Assessment Class Day 2

Essential Questions: How can I create and organize plans for implementing formative assessment in the upcoming year? How can I build and use my PLN (professional learning network) for help with formative assessment and other teaching matters? How can I … Continue reading

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Formative Assessment

JULY 18th and 19th!!! 8:30-1:30 Participants will : 1)    Understand the benefits of formative assessment for teachers and students. 2)    Know multiple types of formative assessments. 3)    Self-assess their ability to use formative assessment in their classrooms. 4)    Create and … Continue reading

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