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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Standardized Testing

However you feel about them, standardized tests are integral to public education. Discover ways to prepare for, cope with, detox from, and even be creative with high-stakes assessments.

The Importance of Play in Preparing for Standardized Testing

Investigate ways to play with the standardized-test format to build student familiarity and confidence.

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Understanding Assessment: Resources for Parents

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Understanding Assessment: Resources for Parents

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Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish

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Teacher Evaluation: A Starting Point for Action

Teacher Evaluation: A Starting Point for Action - Edutopia's Grace Rubenstein reports from an expert panel at UC Berkeley.

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Don't Let Big Reform Crush the Small Victories

Amid the calls for dramatic and sweeping reform, blogger Gaetan Pappelardo suggests that the way forward is via the small victories.

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Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive
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Big Thinkers: Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive

Stanford University professor and noted researcher Linda Darling-Hammond discusses what the United States can learn from high-achieving countries on teaching, learning, and assessment.

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Guest Blog: Rethinking the Testing Culture for the 21st Century

Guest blogger Greg Thompson shares insights from the recent assessment in the 21st-century #edchat.

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Community-Based Assessment Makes the Grade

In scoring student performance, top marks go to teachers rather than the testing industry.

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Sheldon Berman Builds a Network of Caring Schools
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Sheldon Berman Builds a Network of Caring School Communities

The former superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools describes why implementing positive school culture is the first step to far-reaching, districtwide achievement.

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Lessons from Abroad: International Standards and Assessments

Join Stanford University professor and noted researcher Linda Darling-Hammond as she discusses her latest research on international standards and assessments.

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To Improve Test Scores: Hit Reset

Guest bloggers Hunter Maats and Katie O'Brien explain how there are no bad test takers, but stress responses are real. Students can learn how to reset the visceral distraction of feelings that inhibit their test performance.

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How to Avoid Testing Burnout

High school principal Ben Johnson offers antidotes to teachers and students for testing burnout.

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What Works: In Five Years

Think big. Start mentoring programs, shift to a postagricultural school year, and defend Darwin.

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Teacher Evaluation: A Starting Point for Action

Teacher Evaluation: A Starting Point for Action - Edutopia's Grace Rubenstein reports from an expert panel at UC Berkeley.

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From Coverage to "Uncoverage!"

Edutopia blogger Andrew Miller starts the conversation about how effectively teachers may or may not be covering their material - and how PBL can help make it stick.

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Community-Based Assessment Makes the Grade

In scoring student performance, top marks go to teachers rather than the testing industry.

3 1,074 views
Sheldon Berman Builds a Network of Caring Schools
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Sheldon Berman Builds a Network of Caring School Communities

The former superintendent of the Jefferson County Public Schools describes why implementing positive school culture is the first step to far-reaching, districtwide achievement.

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