Assessment

Digital Portfolios; Documenting an Ongoing Learning Journey

Digital Portfolios; Documenting an Ongoing Learning Journey

Assessment as an opportunity for growth Assessment helps guide the learner towards understanding their misconceptions and can help them use feedback to set new learning goals. In other words, it allows students to know where they are, where they wish to go and what they need to do to grow. “Assessment is today’s means of […]

Asking and Promoting Effective Questions

Asking and Promoting Effective Questions

“Questioning is one of the thinking processing skills which is structurally embedded in the thinking operation of critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving” (Cuccio‐Schirripa & Steiner, 2000, p. 210).   Young children as natural inquirers Young children ask an estimated 10,000 questions per year before they begin formal schooling (Harris, 2012). Preschoolers increasingly use questions […]