October 2014: Literacies for the digital age: Visual literacy

I have identified thirteen literacies important for students to master, which you can see below. This is the second in a series. Last month I discussed financial literacy. The topic for this month is visual literacy. Visual literacy, as defined by the Association of College and Research Libraries, “is a set of abilities that enables […]

DEN Trend Report: 9/24/14

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let’ us know what captured your eye and why! Ed-Tech Leader Gender Gaps Identified in New Study (Education Week) “The so-called gender pay gap is widely […]

DEN Trend Report: 9/17/14

Looking to learn more about what’s trending in education?!?  Here’s a recap of this week’s news. *If you you read this feed, all you’ll owe is a comment below. Let’ us know what captured your eye and why! The Death of the Classroom As We Know It (CNBC) “…with the pace of change accelerating in […]

DEA: How to Access & Use Achievement Level Descriptors

The team at Discovery Education Assessment released a new tutorial yesterday, one that should be of great interest for those using the Assessment service. Please follow this link to a short video that answers questions like: 1) What to the DEA performance levels mean? 2) How does one level compare to others? and 3) How can this […]