A Hybrid Approach for Assessment

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by Kevin J. Gray, Managing Director While the assessment debate has long pitted summative year-end tests against formative in-course ones, some states are looking to a hybrid approach to gauge student performance. As outlined in this article from EdSurge, Louisiana, Georgia, North Carolina, and New Hampshire are looking to recast their assessment molds, relying more heavily on check-ins throughout the…

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Marie’s Musings – August 2018

Thoughts on education, publishing, and other intellectual titillations – by Marie Brown, Consulting Editorial Project Director ***The following comments, views, and opinions are solely those of Marie Brown, and do not necessarily reflect those of Westchester Publishing Services, its management, and staff.*** QUOTE OF THE MONTH “Shooters won’t walk into a school if 20% of…

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EdNET 2017

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Conference Observations and Highlights – by Kevin J. Gray, Director, Westchester K-12 Publishing Services I’ve recently returned from the EdNET 2017 Conference, held in Scottsdale, Arizona. The weather outside was hot, but the atmosphere on the conference floor was welcoming. We connected with others in the educational publishing sector, engaging in mutually productive conversations that often uncovered…

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