Assessment is a Bad Word?
Many teachers in many districts have the same reaction to the word assessment. Mention it, and you could very well elicit a visual cringe. That’s interesting. The most oft cited criticism of assessment is that we don’t have time for it. I don’t really get that. I can’t say it any better than Grant Wiggins […]
UbD and Technology
Notes from the session “Understanding by Design and Technology Integration” by Mark Fijor. Presented at the ICE 2010 conference on Friday, February 26. Wiki link: http://sd25tech.pbworks.com/Understanding-by-Design-and-Tech Start off with an essential question. Something that is debatable. For example, “Can technology really enhance and support standards-based curriculum or is it just a passing fad?” Determine whether […]