Monthly Archives: January 2013

Why the SBAC Speaking Assessment is Off the Mark

Think of sometime in your life when you heard a great speaker, someone who really impressed you.  Now imagine that someone asked you right after the speech what you thought.  Imagine the conversation. That was amazing.  That speaker is one … Continue reading

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Connecting the Talk to the Audience

“In New Jersey v. TLO, the Supreme Court granted certiorari to consider the appropriateness of the application of the exclusionary rule.  The Court overturned the lower court ruling in a 7-2 decision and held that the search did not violate … Continue reading

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Don’t ever ask students to make a poster again! Instead…

Digital “posters”   In the olden days, students used to make posters.  Teachers would assign some sort of presentation.  Parents would run to the store at the last minute to buy poster board and markers.  Students (and parents!) would make … Continue reading

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