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Reflections on My Experience with Assessment Practice

Submitted by Beate Planche ED.D. In considering what the influences have been on my own understanding of sound assessment practice, I think first of my experiences years ago with YRDSB’s assessment literacy project. As a team, with members across areas and schools, we put our understandings on the table – and supported each other’s thinking …

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Hacking Assessment : 10 Ways To Go Gradeless In a Traditional School

A Book Review by Denine Laberge Many parents and educators will argue that “This is the way we’ve always done it and it isn’t broken!” To this, Starr Sackstein offers some sound advice, “… the world has changed in the last hundred years and … a 19th century system doesn’t prepare kids for the creativity …

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Residency: Powerful Assessment and Professional Practice

Submitted by Veronica Saretsky Written by Lori Jeschke, Dave Carter, Cheryl Shields and Deborah Bidulka the book outlines a large rural school division’s journey to affect sustainable, system-wide change in professional practice around assessment. The school system was moving to a new grade 1-9 report card and used this move to deepen the understandings of …

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