Evaluating student learning doesn’t have to mean giving a traditional test. There are several ways to assess student learning that are both effective and engaging. Dive into this post to learn what they are!
Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice -- and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.
This free-for-now program enables student groups to collaborate on the creation of digital magazines. Besides text, those can include videos, audio, links and other interactive elements. Registration required.
Freedom to Read Week is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
This is a (US) network of sites that serve teachers across disciplines and grade levels. They provide professional development, develop resources, generate research, and act on knowledge to improve the teaching of writing and learning in schools and communities.
There are over 170,000 words currently in use in the English language. Yet every year, about a thousand new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Where do they come from, and how do they make it into our everyday lives?