Feedback that matters

Feedback that matters

As you sit down to grade assessments, remember this: Not all feedback is created equal. One of the most valuable lessons I have learned about teaching came from Mr. Greg Duncan. What he taught me revolutionized how I helped students grow and improve (especially when...
The “Finals” Countdown

The “Finals” Countdown

As many of you are wrapping up lessons and prepping for midterms/finals, we combined our top 5 posts about summative assessments that have helped us along the way. It’s the “finals” countdown! Exams, finals, assessments… OH MY! – A good...
Proficiency-based Data Wall

Proficiency-based Data Wall

At my past Kentucky school, we were asked to display a data wall. I remember that I was REALLY running out of wall space! I also was conflicted on HOW to turn their performance into DATA. I decided to go with what I believed in, proficiency levels, and let that be the...