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From the Current Issue:
Top 10 Reader-Selected INBOX News Stories of 2013
We hope you enjoy reading these stories for the first time -- or the second or third.
Response: "Ten Elements of Effective Instruction"
NCTE member Jim Burke offers "The Ten Elements of Effective Instruction" with the caveat that "what helps our students learn best is what must guide us." Larry Ferlazzo's Classroom Q & A blog, Education Week, March 3, 2013
New Guideline from NCTE: Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction
"Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction" defines formative assessment as the "lived, daily embodiment of a teacher's desire to refine practice based on a keener understanding of current levels of student performance, undergirded by the teacher's knowledge of possible paths of student development within the discipline and of pedagogies that support such development."
Six Things You Should Say to Your Professor
USA Today College, February 19, 2013
Summer Reading for Educators: My Favorites
Mark Phillips's blog, Edutopia.org, May 30, 2013
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