The Why, What and How of Micro-credentials

by Christina Sprader, Associate Director Why Many schools across the country are in the midst of shifting from an instructional centered paradigm to a learner centered paradigm. At the Institute, we often talk about developing “POWERful” learners, who are full of Purpose, Ownership, Wonder, Efficacy, and Responsibility. In order to make the shift however, we need to design a system that develo...
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Assessment as Evidence of Learning – INFOGRAPHIC

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Shifting from Educator Driven to Learner Driven In a previous post, we examined the element Assessment as Evidence of Learning in depth. We also talked about how assessment elements are incorporated into all levels of the Honeycomb Model to ensure a balanced system of assessment throughout the learning process, and used to guide learning and drive future instruction. Another component of inc...
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Assessment as Evidence of Learning

Assessment as Evidence of Learning
Twas the night before the assessment when out on the porch Blake and Susan were prepping, each with a different approach. One assessment was crafted by the teacher with care, With hope that the students would show up prepared.   The children were talking about how much they’ve learned, With visions of proficiency showing what they earned. And mama with a reminder to do their best, Had jus...
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Practitioner Highlight Series: Family Engagement

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Educators: Amy Eide and Erin Heiman District: Pewaukee School District School: Pewaukee Lake Elementary To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Family Engagement Additional Elements: Learner Choice Incorporated, Assessment of/for/as Learning, Learning Aligned Technology How are you incorporating the selected element in your classro...
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Practitioner Highlight Series: Learner Choice Incorporated

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Educator: Danielle Chaussee District: Oconomowoc Area School District School: Oconomowoc High School To learn more about the elements highlighted in this post, click the links below: Focus Element: Learner Choice Incorporated   Additional Elements: Learner Voice Infused, Assessment of/for/as Learning, Flexible Learning Spaces   How are you incorporating the selected element in your cla...
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