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EDU 6613: Communicating the Learning Process

“The primary purpose of grades is to communicate meaningful information” (O’Connor, 2009, p. 219). It’s important during conference time that the communication focuses on the process of learning. There are multiple types of conferences that allow teachers and students to be involved … Continue reading

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EDU 6613: Assessment for Learning

How can teachers use assessment as a tool to motivate students to improve? This is a challenging question because often students think of assessment as summative or a final grade that defines their performance. This type of grading, although necessary, … Continue reading

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EDU 6613: Aligning Assessment with Clear Learning Targets

Establishing clear learning targets and aligning pre-assessments, formative assessments, and summative assessments is an ongoing process to ensure that the assessment serves its purpose. Chappuis, Stiggins, Chappuis, & Arter (2012) state, “Assessment is not a singular noun referring to an … Continue reading

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