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Workshop: An Overview of Tools, Techniques and Processes for Evaluating Digital Learning Initiatives

An Overview of Tools, Techniques and Processes for Evaluating Digital Learning Initiatives Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 10:00 – 12:00 PM Room 15, NH Department of Education Doors open at 9:30 AM. This workshop is free and open to all … Continue reading

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Can testing save arts education?

Teachers hope exams will make arts matter as much as math and English KINGSTON, N.H. — It sounded like an ordinary assignment for a visual arts class: Teacher Karen Ladd asked her freshmen at Sanborn Regional High School to research … Continue reading

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Portfolios hold new promise for schools

New digital tools let teachers, students assess work more comprehensively The 3,000 students in rural Maine’s Regional School Unit 19 begin compiling electronic portfolios of their schoolwork in pre-K, when the district issues every child a Google account. In the … Continue reading

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10 keys to success in blended learning

Elementary teachers have seen the value of centers for a long time. Middle and high school teachers value collaboration and the ability to have more small group/ one on one time with their students. Here are 10 lessons I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Here is an excellent Google Drive Tool for Creating Rubrics

OrangeSlice:Teacher Rubric is an interesting Google Docs add-on to use for creating rubric selections and converting the Analysis or Holistic rubric into a percentage or points grade. This app, according to its developer, comes to fill in the grading deficiency … Continue reading

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Bipartisan Agreement to Fix “No Child Left Behind”

Schedule Committee Action for 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 14 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 7 – Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.) today announced a bipartisan agreement on fixing “No Child Left Behind.” They scheduled committee … Continue reading

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New Hampshire’s Pilot Competency-Based Assessment Program Gets Federal Approval

First-In-The-Nation Accountability Strategy Offers Reduced Level of Standardized Testing with Locally Managed Assessments CONCORD – Continuing efforts to help students develop the skills and innovative thinking needed for success in the innovation economy of the 21st century, Governor Maggie Hassan … Continue reading

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