• by Bill Soistmann
    Programmer, educator, troublemaker. I love baseball.

6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric | Edutopia

A format that provides students with personalized feedback and works to keep them from focusing solely on their grade. Source: 6 Reasons to Try a Single-Point Rubric | Edutopia

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment @coolcatteacher

Screencasting is a useful assessment tool. While I use it for my video tutorials, I also have my students make their own screencasts to help me assess their progress. In this blog post, I’ll share how I use screencasting to assess student work. I’ll also give some suggestions for...

Why grading and evaluating are not assessment – Hack Learning

Hack Learning’s Mark Barnes wrote about revolutionizing assessment by going gradeless in Education Week’s 10 Big Ideas special report. Some readers are intrigued, and some are pushing back. In Episode 110 of the Hack Learning… Source: Why grading and evaluating are...

Local educators adjusting to change in direction on statewide tests | The Westerly Sun

The Westerly Sun is a local print and digital daily newspaper covering all local news, sports and community events in the Southern Rhode Island and Southeastern Connecticut area Source: Local educators adjusting to change in direction on statewide tests | The Westerly Sun

Tribune Op-ed: Measure learning differently to dramatically increase student achievement | The Salt Lake Tribune

Source: Tribune Op-ed: Measure learning differently to dramatically increase student achievement | The Salt Lake Tribune