Tag: reform

Step-by-Step Roadmap to Lasting Grade Reform

In Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems, published by Solution Tree, best-selling author Dr. Thomas R. Guskey outlines how to successfully lead lasting grading reform. A companion to the best-selling and award-winning On Your Mark, this resource picks up where its predecessor left off,...

Scrabble Removes Racial, Ethnic Slurs From Official Word List

On Wednesday, the North American Scrabble Players Association announced that derogatory language would be removed from the game's official word list. The decision comes after an online poll was conducted by the North American Scrabble Players Association, the organization's CEO, John Chew, said in a statement on Wednesday. ...

Testing Reformed

Lance Knowles explains how advances in technology and cognitive neuroscience allow us to assess and modify the quality of learning and practice A major benefit of the technology revolution in education is the ability to monitor student learning activities in much greater detail than previously possible. Not only can we measure progress, but we can, for the first time, measure...

GOP Supports Immigration Reform in Spanish Only

For the third year in a row, the Republican Party delivered a Spanish-language response to the President’s State of the Union address. However, for the first time, the Spanish version included something the English-language reaction omitted: a reference to Obama’s proposed immigration reforms. Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, who has a long record of opposing Spanish in government communications, endorsed making...
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