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Inspired & Impacted By a Young onTRAC User

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Inspired & Impacted By a Young onTRAC User The story of meeting 10-year-old onTRAC user, Toby Tate, and providing him with a short mentorship was one that inspired employees of Interactive Achievement, leaving us revitalized with the contagious childhood energies of curiosity, playfulness, and an enduring sense that the world […]

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How Does a Rigorous Formative Assessment Plan Fit into an Instructional Program?

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How Does a Rigorous Formative Assessment Plan Fit into an Instructional Program? Formative assessment is a philosophy of teaching and learning grounded in the instructional cycle of engaging students in interesting learning activities, assessing, analyzing the data (teachers and students), providing corrective instruction, and re-assessing.  It consists of aligning standards, […]

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Are You Using Learning-Oriented Practices Like Formative Assessment?

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Using Formative Assessment As a Learning-Oriented Practice With constant regulations and the demands to meet rigorous standards, it can be tough to switch from being test-oriented to learning-oriented.  As educators, we’ve found that while focusing on learning-oriented techniques like formative assessment may be a bit more time consuming and require […]