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    Artifact 6: Paper II

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMEPrimary Alignments:Goal 1: This paper had me close examine an assumption that I held, the value of individualized instruction, and consider how it could be wrong. Secondary Alignments:Goal:Standard 2: Much of the discussion in the paper surrounds best practices for teaching for understanding.Standard 4: The article on Benny promoted me to examine assumptions and refine my practice.…

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    Artifact 5 : Escape from the Divisor

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMEPrimary Alignments:Standard 2: This is a gamified formative assessment that can serve as an platform for instruction. The final reflection represents an evolution in my views on the role of assessment in learning.Standard 3: In creating and discussing this assessment I studied theories related to gamified learning and internal and external grammer of a game experience. I…

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    Artifact 4 : 3-Digit Subtraction Formative Assessment

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMEPrimary Alignments:Standard 2: While the assessment represents an online module students will take, it will result in higher quality teaching. Additionally, the process of thinking through the skills necessary for students to perform 3-digit subtraction will improve my practice. Additionally, in the process of creating the assessment I reviewed the Google Classroom CMS.Standard 4: By thinking through…

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    Artifact 3 : More Than a Game

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMERationale for program standards and goals:Primary Alignments:Standard 4: This lesson was an extension of a practice I used frequently as a teacher, using UNO cards to create unique problems for student. Standard 6: I presented my original practice to a group of peers and revised and extended what I had been doing in response to inquiry and…

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    Artifact 2 : Reading Lab and How I Feel About Reading

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMERationale for program standards and goals:Primary Alignments:Standard 1: The application provides data which can be used for gap between students of different backgrounds, while the How I Feel About Reading assessment gathers data about students reading preferences and community support systems.Standard 2: This application was created out of my recognition of the need for an quick and…

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    Artifact 1 : Bridging the Gap

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOME Rationale for program standards and goals: Primary Alignments: Standard 3: The application is designed to address a problem of practice, the availability of resources for and streamline organization of differentiated groups. Standard 5: The project includes a variety of mediums. An infographic defining the achievement gap was created, a survey which was taken by numerous teachers…

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    Artifact 10 Mission to Mars

    BACK TO PORTFOLIO HOMEPrimary Alignments:Standard 1: This assignments asks students to consider their backgrounds when compared with the lives of children in other parts of the world.Standard 2: This is a cross-curricular unit that draws on social studies, economics, science, and mathematics, and also provides conditions for social-emotional development. Teaching kids gratitude and empathy is hard.  Ditto for really driving home…