“Learning is not a competition.” Use of alternative assessments in interdisciplinary STEM classrooms is gradually expanding and being refined. Who are you learning from and what is working for you? In this blog post we explore the idea of Standards-Based Grading in STEM, and the importance of developing alternative assessments to meet the needs of all
July 1 - 3, 2019
February 9, 2019
In this workshop, we will experience and discuss strategies for increasing student engagement in several common problem areas: homework, exit tickets/feedback, and student-led discussions.
December 10, 2017
This workshop will share strategies for helping students assess their own understanding of concepts in the STEM classroom.
July 5-7, 2017
This three-day workshop will guide you through the steps to set up your classes for standards-based grading.
April 23rd, 2017
Led by Zhanna Glazenburg Utilizing multiple representations helps students create a deeper and more thorough understanding of scientific concepts. When students build connections and explain their thinking using pictures, graphs, equations, and words they construct a much more profound understanding. Thus both Next Generation Science Standards and the redesigned College Board AP Biology, Chemistry &