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This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

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Sunday’s New Articles On School Reopenings

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Book Bans Here, Book Bans There, Book Bans Everywhere!

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• “Read-Aloud” Method for Collaborating with Colleagues to Assess ESL Students’ Writing Level

Traditionally, when evaluating students’ writing levels, the “evaluators” silently read the essays in their offices, oftentimes fill out a rubric and come up with a score. Most of us would agree that Such a process is onerous and often results in students being misplaced. The method that I’ll describe here has important benefits for teachers … Read more

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

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• An Effective Technique for Analyzing Students’ Grammar Skills in a Writing Context

Here is typical exchange that I’ve often heard between teachers who were evaluating a student’s writing together. It’s relatively easy to evaluate the content in students’ writing. We can usually agree about how well it is organized, how clear the ideas are presented and how deep the support is. The challenge comes when trying to … Read more