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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Tom McHale

Tom McHale

Faces of the Future: An Education Week Series - Education Week - 4 views

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    " Across the country, talented and driven young people are pushing well beyond the boundaries of school, finding new ways to learn advanced computer science, tackle big challenges, and start mapping an uncharted future. As part of Education Week's special coverage of schools and the future of work, we're profiling some of these students, because we believe their stories hold important lessons about the promise-and peril-that all of today's students will face in tomorrow's uncertain labor market. Check out the student profiles below:"
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Critical Assessment Ideas from PBL World | Edutopia - 27 views

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    "one theme I noticed throughout the entire conference was assessment. Assessment remains a challenge for many of us who do PBL, but I left the conference feeling more confident not only in the assessment practices I have done, but also in generally accepted best practices. Here are some of my big takeaways:"
Tom McHale

Deeper Project Based Learning - Vander Ark on Innovation - Education Week - 80 views

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    "Project-based learning is a great way to engage students in interest-based activities but sometimes that's all it is. Good projects are deep not thin, rigorous not easy. Good schools help students' frame compelling questions and use standards-aligned rubric assessments."
Tom McHale

Guest Post - Planning a Project - Practical Theory - 34 views

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    A blog post about planning a project using UbD and inquiry.
Tom McHale

Assessment Do's and Don'ts | Connected Principals - 30 views

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    Bottom line the assessments need to be a tool to measure learning and growth and not as a way that set students up for failure. Assessments need to be used by the teacher as well as the student to guide student learning. Assessments are a tool and   not an end to themselves
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10 ways to assess learning without tests… « What Ed Said - 51 views

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    The arts can be integrated across other disciplines and can add another powerful layer to learning, be it history, maths, literature or bible! (but that can be another post). For now, why not replace some traditional testing with opportunities for creative expression? I've included some such options in my list of alternative assessments.
Tom McHale

Project Based Learning - 26 views

shared by Tom McHale on 07 Jul 10 - Cached
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    The Project-Based Learning designs on this website were created by West Virginia teachers who worked with the WVDE Office of Instruction through participation in the Teacher Leadership Institute, the Secondary PBL project, content-specific professional development in mathematics, and the Model Schools and Classrooms project
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A Reading List for Project-Based Learning | Edutopia - 53 views

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    Annotated list of project-based learning books and resources 
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