Teaching AP Students Remotely: What Does It Look Like?

EdTechTeacher

How is assessment, instruction, and technology integration changing for our top performing high school students in light of Covid-19? They have AP Online Classes and Review Classes on their YouTube Channel, and the current content features 32 different classes. Remote Learning AP Culture of Assessment. On March 20th, Collegeboard made some initial announcements about the relationship between Remote Instruction and AP Assessment in their AP Central Platform.

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. But NCLB also locked us into an assessment regime that focused too narrowly on annual, summative grade-level assessments for accountability purposes and restricted innovation in assessments—and ultimately learning.

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The Truly Flipped Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

A Shift in Pacing The vast majority of classrooms, especially at the secondary level, expect all students within a class to learn the given material in one set, standard amount of time. With students able to learn content through videos that can be watched and re-watched as needed, then work with that content at their own pace through online practice problems, simulations, or discussions, there’s no need for us to force students through material in lockstep fashion.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week. Online Learning ? Teaching Online ? Testing and Assessment ? World Schooling See you “online!” We have several sessions each day, with (lots) more coming ( and that could include you! ). A current list is below. Sessions are free to watch for five days, then become part of the Home Learning Summit library.

Pearson CEO Fallon Talks Common Core, Rise of ‘Open’ Resources

Marketplace K-12

Thirty percent of the company’s revenues come from assessments of one kind or another, which includes professional certification and apprenticeship programs, as well as summative exams. The remaining 20 percent come from services provided to schools and colleges, including virtual schools, [and] online program management at universities, he said. Pearson was recently faulted by New Jersey state officials for a disruption of that state’s assessments.].

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.