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Formative Assessment In The Classroom

Formative assessment in its many forms is the one that lets teachers know how students are doing as learning is occurring, not after.  There are many different ways that teachers can check for understanding which will allow you to shift instruction accordingly.
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Unschooling the Preschool Aged Child

If you are new to the term, then unschooling may sound like a bit of an oxymoron.  Unschooling is not so much a method of instruction, rather it is a way of thinking about learning. Einstein said, “The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.”  What did he mean by that statement? Einstein’s brilliance was unleashed when he had the opportunity to think and create. Preschoolers have unlimited curiosity and the concept of unschooling taps into their interests.
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Gender Bias

From the moment you are born you are defined by your gender. Different language is used to describe you as a boy or girl. There is a resulting bias when parents, teachers and society treat learners differently depending on their gender.
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