Have your students ever told you that your tests are too hard? Tricky? Unfair? Many of us have heard these or similar comments. The conundrum is that, in some circumstances, those students may be right. Assessing student learning is a
Have you ever seen a school data wall? In a struggling Newark, N.J., public school, I’ve seen bulletin boards showing the test scores of each grade compared with state averages. And in one in affluent Silicon Valley, I’ve seen smartboards
After logging on your email in the morning, do you ever find yourself falling into a rabbit hole of reactions and responses that rob you of a good hour of your day — every day? What about your texting, social
Have you ever been to a Michelin-starred restaurant? The Michelin Guide was created in 1900 to recognize world-renowned restaurants. Today, its highest-rated 3-star establishments total only 84 worldwide. While the cuisine gets these restaurants on the Michelin map, it’s not
Have you ever been to a leadership training program and realized the concepts taught would be as much use to you at home as at work? According to research by Development Dimensions International, leaders who apply their newly learned skills
More students than ever are expected to graduate high school, but there are still many students that won’t earn a diploma. Some students don’t learn well in a traditional school setting or are dealing with life circumstances that make it difficult
Ever feel like you’re drowning in a sea of information when you research scholarships? It’s daunting to search for money for school, but remember that you’re never alone in the process. You’ve probably already turned to your parents for help, and
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