The Power of Reflection and Connection to Assessments

Vernon WrightBlog, Grade Better, Reflect Better

TL;DR: Assessment is a time for students to reflect on what has been shared with them. Assessments can take all shapes and forms. Ultimately, what we want is for students to share their thoughts and understandings. Continue to reflect and assess your own life and challenge yourself to meet goals. It was a great honor to have been a guest … Read More

Experience for Nuance | Jay McTighe | Assessing Creativity

Tom SchimmerThe Tom Schimmer Podcast

In Don’t @ Me (6:18) Tom examines the strange relationship some educators have with research and suggests that our experience be used to add the nuances of implementation. Then, Tom is joined by Jay McTighe (15:15) to discuss “Designing Authentic Performance Tasks and Projects.” Finally, in Assessment Corner (1:20:30), Tom explores how teachers can assess creativity without stifling creativity and … Read More