Tag archives for edweek

  1. Teachers, Social Networks, and the DEN

    Last week, an interesting article about educators and social networks appeared in Education Week. The article mentions¬†“A Survey of K-12 Educators on Social Networking, Online Communities, and Web 2.0 Tools 2012” that was conducted and analyzed by MMS Education, a marketing company based in Newtown, Pa., and sponsored by edWeb, a professional social network for […]

  2. Scores for Students with Disabilities Show Improvement

    Greetings, Blogosphere! Before becoming Your Friendly Assessment Nerd, I taught special education for 8 years in South Carolina. So, in addition to an interest in assessment and technology, kids with disabilities are near and dear to my heart. Today, Education Week shared this article about the results of a new study.¬† The study showed that […]

  3. The Role of International Tests in U.S. Education (Online Chat)

    Greetings, Blogosphere! Just a quick note from your friendly assessment nerd, Porter… Education Week is doing an online chat this afternoon (Thursday, April 23, 2-3 p.m. Eastern time) on the proper role of international tests in shaping U.S. education policy. Follow this link for more information: http://www.edweek.org/ew/events/chats/2009/04/23/index.html#chat