It’s one of the most underrated professions in the world – most people assume that you don’t need any special skills to be a teacher, yet few realize that it takes a great deal of effort and ability to handle a classroom full of students.
If curriculum is the what of teaching, and learning models are the how, assessment is the puzzled “Hmmmm”–as in, I assumed this and this about student learning, but after giving this assessment, well….”Hmmmmm.”
So what are the different types of assessment of learning?
Choosing to get more involved in their community and beyond can pay dividends for educators and their students.
For educators who work in Title I schools and teach in populations that primarily consist of students of colour, it should be no secret that being an educator entails more than just teaching curriculum in your content area and grading papers.
Intentionally setting up a learning management system where everything students need is easy to access can help them all be successful.
When remote learning hit, I was ready. My daughter had been in online school for three years. I teach technology integration. But during this time, our family struggled. I found that my son, a straight-A student in a traditional school setting, got distracted, lost track of assignments, and struggled academically.
Many parents and guardians felt overwhelmed in supporting their student’s learning during the pandemic—these strategies can help.
“My children do the work in 15 minutes and then ask, ‘What’s next?’” one parent recently said in reference to schooling at home during the pandemic. “I don’t need more work for them; what I need is help designing lessons for them to keep learning.”