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What happens when schools stop giving grades?

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 18, 2017

Students in a Connecticut school district no longer earn traditional grades. Instead, report cards reflect students' mastery of specific skills under a mastery-based learning program, which data show has helped boost students' standardized test scores. The Hechinger Report (04/17)


Educators shake up traditional-learning model

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2017

Students rank their life satisfaction

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 19, 2017

K-12 reform during Trump's first 100 days

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2017

Teachers reveal top teaching tools

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 19, 2017

4 ideas to jump-start learning with tech

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2017

Makerspace project features math, literacy

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 21, 2017

5 fallacies that are NOT differentiated instruction

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 20, 2017

Some schools test trauma-informed model

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 24, 2017

Ideas to support adoption of deeper learning

ASCD SmartBrief | Apr 18, 2017


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Webinar: Building on the Strengths of Students with Special Needs

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