Using Feedback Logs to Empower Learners

A Principal's Reflections

The bottom line here is that feedback matters in the context of learning. It should also be noted how it differs from assessment. The assessment determines whether learning occurred, what learning occurred, and if the learning relates to stated targets, standards, and objectives.

Debate on new education law overlooks future of testing

The Christensen Institute

As the House of Representatives prepares to vote tomorrow on reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)—also known since 2001 as No Child Left Behind (NCLB)—a fierce fight has continued over the proper role of testing. Seeing the rapid growth of testing in recent decades, many educators and parents are tired of tests taking time away from learning and want the federal government to push back on its prominence in schools.

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In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

And we're serving more and more students who are just learning English. Many school districts -- including mine in Middletown, NY-- are leveraging the power of technology with adaptive assessments and instructional software. An increasing amount of data around personalized educational models like "blended learning" and content-specific software suggests that edtech makes instruction in diverse classrooms more efficient. blended learning).

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Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning

Doug Levin

Learning in one-to-one laptop environments: A meta-analysis and research synthesis. The post Study: One-to-One Laptop Programs Improve Student Learning appeared first on EdTech Strategies. Blog Equity Research Insights 21st century skills one-to-one programs personalized learning

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Learning Models, Theories, and Technology: A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers. Purpose: Improving our chance for a common language in discussing existing and emerging learning trends, model, and technology in hopes of innovation in classrooms, and collectively, education at large.