Here are several recent and valuable resources on classroom instruction:
No More Language Arts and Crafts is a must-read post by the one-and-only Donalyn Miller, The Book Whisperer.
Dispelling the Myths: The Truth about Student Engagement is from the Alabama Best Practices Center. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On Student Engagement.
Efficient Ways to Check for Understanding is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Formative Assessment.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning How To Best Give Feedback To Students:
Meaningful Feedback via @Primary_Ed & @drjolly pic.twitter.com/E8v4kMtLcM
— Ian Landy (@Picsined) September 2, 2014
I agree with several points made in the article. More importantly, the overall theme of Alternative Assessments is one that fits perfectly into the concept and practice of Virtual Learning.