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Kathi’s Week 9 Reading Summary

This week, I had a little difficulty within myself regarding the suggested reading material for Unit 9. I guess the rebellious little “mouthy kid” rises up inside regarding federally mandated issues about Education, and specifically, requirements using assessments that encompass … Continue reading

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Christine’s Week 8 Reading

So the reading for this week was actually something I was ahead of… then I forgot to post here.  Haha.  Story of my life!  Here are my thoughts… The Self and Peer Assessment article (Chapman, Lester and Schofield, 2010) definitely … Continue reading

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Kathi’s Week 8 Reading Summary

This week’s reading on assessment stereotyping (my interpretation) with the accompanying statistics on extrovert/introvert behaviors, really puzzled me. First of all, I don’t “do” any type of profiling people by their looks, thinking, behavior, anything. In my opinion, statistics can … Continue reading

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Christine’s Week 7 Reading Reflection

I really enjoyed the Seymour Papert piece, and I found myself nodding along in agreement and understanding as I read it. His discussion on the irrelevancy of school and how students have to essentially unlearn what they are taught in … Continue reading

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Kathi’s Week 7 Reading Summary

I’m commenting on the article “Child Power: Keys to the New Learning of the Digital Century”. My oh my!! I shouldn’t be surprised that this article was written in 1998. As the author eluded, education is, definitely, not in lock … Continue reading

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Kathi’s Week 6 Reading Summary

There is much to consider regarding Communication Barriers discussed by Nan Chico. It would be great if people and researchers could be as predictable as lab rats, but, like the saying goes: “When something is observed, it changes”. So goes … Continue reading

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Week 5 Reflections & Readings

I mentioned this when I just posted my midterm draft, but I’ll say it again: can you believe we’re halfway through the quarter?!  This week I actually really enjoyed putting my midterm article together.  I learned a lot, and as … Continue reading

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