Category Archives: Assessment

Assessment – A Never Ending Journey

Learning really never ends, eh?  Cohort 21 has provided me with yet another chance to think, re-evaluate, and implement new practices in teaching.  Working alongside some fantastic facilitators and coaches, and with a new cohort of educational thinkers and tinkerers, … Continue reading

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How do you approach dilemmas in your class/school?

Last year, I spent much time figuring out the intricacies of applying project based learning in my grade 12 biology class.  I shifted to teaching grade 11 biology this year and quickly realized upon reflecting from my experience last year, … Continue reading

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Clearing the fog: Taking a closer look at Assessment and Feedback

When I think back to my years in high school, I remember essays, tests, pop quizzes, and the occasional assignment. Aside from the projects and labs that we did in Physics and Chemistry, rarely was I asked to design my … Continue reading

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