Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pecha Kucha: Better (and Shorter) Slide Presentations

A few years ago, I attended my first Educon and saw the Pecha Kucha format in use. I instantly adored the approach because it was very visual (20 slides with interesting photos and such) and didn’t lose my attention because … Continue reading

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Making Assessments Meaningful

Bank Street College has a series of what they call “occasional papers” posted on their site. There’s one called “Toward Meaningful Assessments” which explores this from the perspective of a group of 1st grade teachers in NYC using performance assessments. … Continue reading

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