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Adaptive Assessment: What Possibilities Do You Have?

Assessment and student testing are important tools in ensuring that students are growing and learning the content in the classroom. Traditionally, assessments have been given in a one-size-fits-all format with all students taking the same exam and being scored on the same rubric. This was done out of necessity in many cases as developing multiple […]

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6 Things to Consider When Integrating AI Tools in the Classroom

While simple forms of artificial intelligence (AI) have been around for years, recent developments in generative AI platforms such as OpenAI have taken this technology from the shadows and placed it squarely in the classroom. Unlike other forms of traditional AI which rely on taking in large data sets to create and act on predictions, […]

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The Future of Education & Assessment: 5 Predictions for 2024

Education has always been an ever-changing and evolving field. As education technology trends continue to become more advanced, teachers and school districts have more resources available to personalize the learning experience for each student. These education assessment tools and personalized learning opportunities all serve to help students grow and reach their full potential.  As with […]

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Diagnostic Assessment in Education: 3 Examples from a Teacher

For educators, knowing where a student is in terms of skills and abilities is critical. It is challenging to move forward in a lesson or unit if the teacher doesn’t have a clear understanding of what a student can and cannot do. This is why diagnostic assessments tools such as pretesting, formative assessments, and other […]

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How to Use Micro-Learning to Drive Student Engagement in Higher Education

Institutes of higher education have been experiencing a decline in student engagement and enrollment in recent years. While many attribute this to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic there may be deeper-rooted changes occurring as students begin to think about their future. Students today have many options and pathways into different careers and, for some […]

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What is Social Emotional Learning and how is it Assessed?

Social-emotional learning, or SEL, is one of the hottest topics or buzzwords in education today. SEL is all about focusing on more than just content or curriculum with students, it is about providing students with the tools that they need to interact in an ever-changing and complex world. Through targeted lessons and assessments, students can […]

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