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Assessment: Who’s in Control…of the Fear

Originally posted on Embed_Ed Tech blog Back in March I wrote a post about answering the question: What if students were able to choose when and what they wanted to be assessed on?  Through answering that question my colleagues and I have come … Continue reading

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Assessment: Who’s in Control?

What if students were able to choose when and what they wanted to be assessed on?  That simple question was posed by colleague, recently to me in a staffroom chat.  It quickly exploded into an hour long discussion, that resulted … Continue reading

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Can students inquire in a foreign language?

***Re-posted with permission from the author, Alison Yang.  Original post on the Collaborative Learner Blog. “Can students inquire in a foreign language?” This question is asked very frequently among my conversations with foreign language teachers. My answer is YES! If we … Continue reading

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I Choose To Go Deeper

***originally posted on Embed_Ed Technology blog I used to love choose your own adventure books as a kid.  I would read them over and over to get the most favorable ending, often skipping ahead to see which way I really … Continue reading

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Empowering Students to Leave a Legacy

How can we create the desire to inquire? That is a hard issue to grapple with (and worthy of much inquiry by educators), but I’m sure that: 1) it’s not grades, and 2) there’s no silver bullet to get students motivated to … Continue reading

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