Monthly Archives: December 2013

How to Use Technology in Education (Frederick Hess and Bror Saxberg)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
 Frederick M. Hess is director of educational-policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. Bror Saxberg is chief learning officer at Kaplan, Inc. They are the authors of  Breakthrough Leadership…

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Data for Differentiation

In preparation for the upcoming semester for my algebra 1 sections, I analyzed student performance using a subset of questions from their final exam.  Select questions covered the primary content for first semester, linear equations, while others spanned various prerequisite … Continue reading

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Fall Semester Algebra 1 Outcomes – Year 3

Finals week this past semester marked the third year my students took an identical final exam.  Capturing individual cohort performance and comparing cohort performance across the years are important to inform my instruction; using the same exam facilitates comparisons between … Continue reading

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