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D. Ripollone is a STAR member of the Discovery Educator Network

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Entries Tagged as 'Assessments'

Two Full Weeks in the Bag….NASA MiniGrant

September 22nd, 2013 · No Comments · Assessments, Environment, Flipping the Classroom, Labs, Modeling/Whiteboarding, NASA explorers school, Project, Teacher Ideas

Title says it all, we finally finished two full weeks. And wow, it has been flying by. Every time I look up at the clock at school, the day is almost over and I can never cover everything I want to cover. Oh well! Let’s see where should I start first…Oh well we had our […]

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Closing out the School Year

May 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Assessments, Flipping the Classroom, Modeling/Whiteboarding

As cleaning and grading start winding down, I look back on the school year with a critical eye. What worked? What didn’t work? Some things worked others didn’t. For instance I noticed that students enjoyed using vodcasts. I flipped the classroom for certain topics and found it was successful. Students did well on assessments for […]

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Discovery Builder Tools, How do you use them?

August 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Assessments, Discovery

As a new year begins so do the questions. Some of my colleagues at school are using the Discovery site for the first time. Of course most of them know what assessments are but some have asked me; What are “Discovery Assessments”? When I first heard about “Discovery Assessments”, I was bit puzzled. Assessment meant […]

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