Merry Willis

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Recent Reviews by Merry

Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:23 PM
3 Beyond Paper and Pencil Assessments
Seeing as this article was dated October of 2000, there is still good information that can be taken from it. I think that the assessment examples are good starting points for teachers looking to break away from the easiness that is a paper and pencil test. The author correctly outlines the benefits of performance based assessments.

Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:10 PM
5 Great Article and Resources
Much like Flynn, I have had the same experiences with Performance Based Assessments. When I started using them in my classroom, they changed not only the way that I viewed assessments, but the way that I look at classroom performance. This article is a great introduction and testimony to the power of using performance based assessments. The examples would also be great for a teacher to use who is just getting started using performance based assessments in their own classroom.

Recent Public Collections by Merry


4 Resources

NGSS Resources

Archive: Using the NGSS Practices in the Elementary Grades, January 29, 2013
Type: Web Seminar Archive

Archive: Discover the NGSS: An Interactive Exploration of the Next Generation Science Standards, March 8, 2016
Type: Web Seminar Archive