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April 2010 Blog Posts (5)

Assessment FOR Learning + Enthusiasm = Powerful Instruction

This was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.

What a privilege it is to be able to observe great educators practicing their craft!

Recently I had a chance to be in the classroom of Michelle Kovac, Salem High School's Marketing teacher. She was teaching Advanced Marketing. Two things stood out to…

Added by Scott Habeeb on April 23, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

They need us...

This post was originally an email that I sent to our faculty here at Salem High School. I thought that perhaps some of you might relate to it and benefit from it.



Added by Scott Habeeb on April 15, 2010 at 10:26pm — No Comments

Confusion over Formative Assessment

This was originally posted on Assessment FOR Learning.

Salem High School Earth Science teacher, Wes Lester, recently sent me this link to a post on Edutopia about Formative Assessment (AFL). I found it to be an excellent post and… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on April 13, 2010 at 11:16am — No Comments

How to Study and Succeed on a Final Exam

Getting prepared for examinations and avoiding distractions is the greatest challenge that a student can face. It’s amazing how the best events and the most distracting friends come knocking on your door when you’re trying to study. I always tell students that their first mistake is opening the door to let their friend into their room. To succeed on your final exam you need to set all…


Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on April 9, 2010 at 4:47am — No Comments

Gotta do it more than once!

If you have read many of my previous blog posts, you'll know that I often share ideas for motivating/inspiring students and for teaching them important life lessons. Here are a few examples of the posts to which I am… Continue

Added by Scott Habeeb on April 8, 2010 at 9:39am — 4 Comments

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