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EDU6613: How can teachers use assessment effectively in order to improve student learning?

The impact of assessment on student learning does not rely on the administering of assessment and collection of data alone. Improvement in learning requires teachers to use the assessment data to inform their instruction. Modifications in instructional design and adaptations … Continue reading

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EDU 6600: Lesson Study and Learning Circles

This week’s module focused on the implementation of two types of job-embedded professional learning: learning circles and lesson study. Both require teachers to work collaboratively to identify problems and discuss strategies for improving student learning. Both identify a sequence of … Continue reading

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EDU 6600: Professional Development

“Teachers are professionals. Teachers grow, evolve, and emerge as professionals through the long-term and day-to-day work they do, and that is why job-embedded learning opportunities need to be the focal point of professional development efforts” (Zepeda, 2012, p.1). As professionals, … Continue reading

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