Summative Assessment

What is summative assessment? Summative Assessment is the opportunity for students to show what they know and demonstrate what they

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Learning Goals

What are Learning Goals?  Learning goals define what proficiency looks like in concise, student-friendly language. While educators may break down

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Formative Assessment

What is formative assessment? Feedback empowers learners to have agency over their learning! Formative assessment is a strategy used by

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Meaningful Instruction

What is meaningful instruction? Meaningful instruction is the heart of the proficiency based education model. Educators know that good teaching

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#vted Reads: Protocols in the Classroom, with Terra Lynch

Welcome back to #vted Reads! Now, I recorded this episode back in September out in San Antonio, at the School

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#vted Reads: We Got This, with Kathleen Brinegar

Cornelius Minor likes to ask himself three key questions. One: what are his students trying to tell him? Two: What

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What is Learning Lab?

  Welcome to Learning Lab VT Vermont’s schools are home to some of the most innovative, passionate and skilled educators

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#vted Reads: Dreadful Young Ladies, with Sarah Birgé

Listeners: how do you talk to your students about the special love that exists between a woman and a Sasquatch?

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#vted Reads: The Benefits of Being an Octopus

This one goes deep, folks. On this episode educator Corey Smith joins me to talk about The Benefits of Being

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#vted Reads: Troublemakers with Mike Martin

In this episode of #vted Reads, we talk about Troublemakers, a book by Carla Shalaby. We touch on what we’re

In this episode of #vted Reads, we talk with South Burlington curriculum coordinator Mike Martin,about Troublemakers, a book by Carla Shalaby. We touch on what we're really doing when we ask our students to code-switch, Black Lives Matter, and the trouble with classroom norms, and we pose the question: 'How do school systems bestow unearned privilege on some, and un-earned hardship, on others?' Oh, and we talk about Harry Potter. Naturally. Read more