What Can Distance Learning Accountability Look Like? How do we ensure accountability for our students during hybrid or distance learning? Assessments have 4 different purposes: 1) drill and practice, 2) rehearsal, 3) authentic performance, 4) reflection. How we design our assessments will impact how effective they are at meeting these purposes. This session focuses on distance learning assessment design and maximizing the accountability of students.
[SolutionTree.com] This month, we are very excited to be joined by the wonderful Bena Kallick, co-founder of the Habits of Mind Institute, and author of the recent Students at the Center: Personalized Learning with Habits of Mind, written with Allison Zmuda.
Last August, we wrote a blog post entitled “Meet Generation Alpha: Teaching the Newest Generation of Students.” In the post, we described the unique needs of the newest generation of learners entering our classrooms right now.
[SolutionTree.com] Learning-goal maps are a way to organize a learning experience that focuses on the demonstration of learning first, then aligns other elements of the experience accordingly. It also creates an opportunity to co-create with students using a student version of learning goal maps.
[SolutionTree.com] In our new book, The Quest for Learning we ask teachers to consider how they might make their instructional practices more contemporary. We’ve talked to literally hundreds of teachers as we explore some of the facets of “right now” interests and skills, and we’d like to share some of what we’ve discovered.
Natural learning experiences are generated by observation and questioning. As individuals share their different perspectives, each of us begin to make meaning of these experiences and deepen our understanding of the world.