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I recently had the chance to review the new research conducted by Adobe Education on creativity in the classroom. Their study is titled, Creative Problem Solving in Schools: Essential Skills Today’s Students Need for Jobs in Tomorrow’s Age of Automation, and covers a topic on the minds of educators I meet during my travels. Creativity in […]

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What does formative assessment look like in your classroom? As a classroom teacher, I knew how important it was to hear from students in the midst of a lesson – to check for understanding that would drive my instruction. I recently had the chance to talk to the creator of an awesome formative assessment tool […]

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The team at Otus has revamped a popular feature to make creating assessments easier for teachers using their robust learning platform. After hearing lots of feedback from current users, they decided to make a simple assessment feature so every teacher could easily create their very own assessments to use within Otus. I’ve shared Otus with […]

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I’ve had the chance to work with Pre-K teachers and primary educators as an education technology consultant over the past few years. One of the conversations I often find myself having with teachers is what it means to be kindergarten ready. This can often seem like an overwhelming concept since there are so many experiences […]

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How does math data in your school and district stay organized? Do you have collaborative conversations around math assessments with your colleagues? The team at Forefront Math takes classroom assessments and lets schools use them as district-wide common assessments with a straightforward, easy-to-use digital math assessment platform. A few weeks ago I had the chance […]

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I recently read a fantastic article by Jay McTigue featured in ASCD’s monthly magazine in Educational Leadership. He is the author of many books including Understanding By Design. In this article he spoke about different types of assessment including portfolios. How can we leverage the power of digital tools to showcase student learning and assess their […]

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