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Webinar on Using Technology to Provide Clear Learning Goals and Scales (Rubrics)

This week's topic of the week is "Using Technology to Provide Clear Learning Goals and Scales (Rubrics)". I was scheduled to meet with the middle school teachers about it today, but mother nature had other plans and gave us a two hour late arrival. So, instead of jamming it into an already compressed day, I decided to get my screencast on it together sooner rather than later so that the middle school teachers would have the time to watch it and then schedule an appointment with me when I'm back here on Thursday for office hours should they want more assistance. This particular screencast is a bit long, but it's a lot of information to cover.


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