• Donna Mason posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I wanted to share a site that was shared with me concerning Kentucky’s academic standards. As many of you may already be aware, there is a site available to explore the newly adopted Kentucky Academic Standards (KAS) and standards resources. If you look on the “Explore your Standards” page, you will find a downloadable PDF and a critical fact…[Read more]

  • Donna Mason posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 3 months, 2 weeks ago

    Achieve the Core (achievethecore.org) is an outstanding resource that shares free open-source resources to support common core implementation at all levels. It helps educators improve instruction and increase student achievement. The actual site has 3 tabs that include professional learning, planning and reflection and classroom resources (which…[Read more]

  • Donna Mason posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 7 months, 2 weeks ago

    Here are two news stories highlighting some great things going on at our school!
  • Donna Mason posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    A resource I like to use is ReadWorks.org. This is a free site that offers K-12 reading passages and questions sets. They can be assigned to be completed on line or can be printed. You can search for fiction/non-fiction passages by grade level or lexile level. They include text-based multiple choice or short answer questions that are explicit and…[Read more]

  • Donna Mason posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 7 months, 3 weeks ago

    Our school’s problem of practice includes specific, immediate corrective feedback. A resource I found includes a descriptive teacher feedback rubric that can be used by groups or individual teachers who want to improve their formative assessment practice: Using the Formative Assessment Rubrics, Reflection and Observation Tools to Support…[Read more]

    • Thank you for this resource! Specific feedback is vital to learning and growing for students, teachers, and administrators alike. This sounds like something that would be beneficial to all educators. I will have to check it out!