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Rapid Response Cards – Checking for Understanding

This is a response technique to give students practice in answering recall and some critical thinking types of questions.  Rapid Response Cards are any type of response cards you use with your students.  They are called Rapid Response Cards because they are a quick way to obtain responses from all of the students in your …

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Why Teachers Don’t Have Enough Time to Teach State Standards

So what do you think?  Should state departments of education give school districts every single standard they should teach?  Should districts have more flexibility?  What if states determined the most important standards for students to learn?  What if states developed assessments for just those most important things?  Why is it that the same folks who …

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