ELLs at the Center: Rethinking High Stakes Testing
How do we nurture intellectual curiosity, prepare students for a global economy, and validate and celebrate students' cultures, language diversity and multiple literacies in an era of accountability and high stakes testing? The authors offer suggestions for ways teacher leaders can be…
Assessment in a Culture of Inquiry: The Story of the National Writing Project's Analytic Writing Continuum
This article details the journey of teachers and researchers who worked together to create the NWP’s Analytic Writing Continuum (AWC), an approach to writing assessment that is locally contextualized yet linked to a common national framework and standards of performance. In addition to…
Inner Realms Journey
If you can imagine the place where role-playing games, meditation, and mindfulness meet for fun and learning, you might be close to Inner Realms Journey.
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