Meet Joel: Globetrotting Learning Editor

Meet Joel: Globetrotting Learning Editor

This month we sat down with our “remotest” employee, Joel Webb. By the time we make it into the Baltimore or McLean offices, he’s already put in a day’s work—all the way from Madrid, Spain. Joel works his magic from across the globe, transforming educational products into masterpieces with flair. Continue reading “Meet Joel: Globetrotting Learning Editor”

Top Tools for Formative Assessment

Top Tools for Formative Assessment

Formative assessments play an important role in how we shape our lessons and learning activities to help students succeed. They provide unique, real-time insight into student learning that summative assessments do not.

One of the newest and most comprehensive tools is the Wisewire Create platform, where teachers can make their own tech-enhanced items with hints and feedback tied to each selected answer choice to provide specific, personalized feedback. Don’t have time to create your own? Wisewire offers free sample questions under your “Resources” when you create an account, and currently has a bank of 15,000+ Common Core-aligned math and ELA questions to purchase for classroom use. Continue reading “Top Tools for Formative Assessment”