Season 2

S.2 RT.8 – Monitoring Student Progress and Potential

  Effective teachers do more than test students. They constantly monitor and collect evidence of student understanding. Research on successful schools indicates that one hallmark of those schools is that teachers use assessment to focus on student learning. They make sure that students know what they are expected to know and design assessments to measure […]

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Season 2, Reading Task 5 – Organizing for Instruction

   Interestingly, the work of teachers and the work of research scientists have a number of similarities. Both teachers and research scientists have public components to their work, such as the daily classroom instruction or the announcement of a ground-breaking discovery. Both do a significant amount of preparation behind the scenes. Teachers make long-range and […]

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Season 2, Practice Task 4 – Failure Resume

Rationale More and more people are feeling the pressure of perfectionism. We all set high expectations for our own success and have difficulties dealing with failures. However, connecting the dots, we can understand that our failures taught us important lessons. And looking at this process from Growth Mindset perspective we can make a serious breakthrough. […]

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