Reflections on Assessments and Grades at This Time of the Pandemic: An Interview with Teacherly

A few days ago, I had a Zoom interview with Ashna Mahtani, Education Outreach Manager of Teacherly, an educational technologies company based in United Kingdom. Ashna and I had a great conversation on what’s happening with education at this time of the pandemic. She had been following some of my articles in this website and [...]

Design for Authenticity: Authentic Assessments in Online Distance Learning

In an online distance learning environment, information is simply a click away from students. The availability of information makes it harder for teachers to use simple recall-based assessments as means to gauge mastery in student learning. While it is not totally bad to check student’s understanding about basic and foundational concepts, teachers need to design [...]