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Assessments, Trivia, and History

created Jun 03, 2015 10:46 PM
Originally posted on  May 24, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Last Saturday I went to my grandson’s baseball game. From my seat near the dugout, I overheard the following conversation of the 9- ...

The Challenge and Power of Assessments

created Jun 03, 2015 10:44 PM
Originally posted on  May 14, 2011  by Shennan Hutton The challenge of assessments may not be the largest problem which faces teachers and students today, given the sad news of teacher ...

Designing Better Assessments

created Jun 03, 2015 10:43 PM
Originally posted on  May 5, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Take a little quiz and see how you do: 1. Hammurabi’s Code of ancient Mesopotamian society was important because it A. listed the ...

Developing Essential Understandings about the Civil War

created Jun 03, 2015 10:42 PM
Originally posted on  April 26, 2011  by Shennan Hutton On Wednesday, Professor Alice Fahs of University of California, Irvine, spoke to the Blueprint teacher leaders (and me) about the ...

Teaching About the Civil War

created Jun 03, 2015 10:38 PM
Originally posted on  April 14, 2011  by Shennan Hutton Happy 150th anniversary of the outbreak of the Civil War! It’s certainly a bitter anniversary for our nation, although easier for us ...
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