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Free Student Assessment Online Summit

Feb 11, 2019 jjamison
Free Student Assessment Online Summit

  Join us Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at 1 p.m. ET for Education Week's "Testing for Real-World Performance" Online Summit.     Education Week's free online summit invites our readers to take part in a series of peer-to-peer discussions on evaluating students through group work, projects, and portfolios. Is there a better way than standardized tests…

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Self Directed Professional Development

Feb 11, 2019 jjamison

Personal Pro-D Download the Self Directed Professional Development Plan Guidelines The Professional Development Lens (Please ensure your self-directed activity fits the inner lens) Self Directed Professional Development Plan Purpose of the Self-Directed Professional Development Plan (PDP) Planning Document: This form recognizes the teacher's request for an optional activity on a professional…

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Zonal Professional Development Day Conference and Health and Wellness Symposium - Room Numbers

Feb 08, 2019 jjamison

Hello Participants, Please click on this link to access the conference brochure. The venue and room numbers are now listed with the sessions. Please review. We are using Rutland Middle School (RMS), Rutland Senior Secondary School (RSS), Rutland Elementary School, the Court House and Okanagan College.  Lunch for participants will be at the school where they are at in the morning (12:15pm). For example,…

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In Canada's Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison
In Canada's Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving

In Canada's Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving By Kavitha Cardoza February 28, 2018 Printer-Friendly Email Article Reprints Comments     Toronto When 13-year-old André Cordeiro moved from rural Portugal to Toronto, the only English words he knew were, “hi,” “bye,” and “hot dog.” Four years later, he speaks English “way better” and credits the English-learner…

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Is PISA a Victim of it Own Success? IES Head Calls for Change

Feb 04, 2019 jjamison
Is PISA a Victim of it Own Success? IES Head Calls for Change

  —Getty The international assessment program faces two significant challenges By Mark Schneider January 31, 2019 Printer-Friendly Email Article Reprints Comments     Data collection for the 2018 Program for International Student Assessment has just ended. When PISA scores are released later this year, they will attract attention across the globe.…

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