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Archive for June, 2010

Mind, Brain, and Education

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on June 25, 2010

The Mind, Brain, and Education journal  is a new addition to the Terry James Resource Library’s hardcopy serials collection.  This professional journal provides a forum for the accessible presentation of basic and applied research on learning and development, including analyses from biology, cognitive science, and education.

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EBSCOHost Databases provide access to professional and student electronic journals, magazines and newspapers.  Access to EBSCOHost is provided on the Terry James Resource Library website under Quick Links.

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ONAP : Ontario Numeracy Assessment Package Gr. 4-8

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on June 16, 2010

A diagnostic assessment tool with anchor papers and rationales ideal for moderated marking. ONAP is a three part assessment tool for diagnostic and formative assessment.  Each grade book contains assessment tools for all 5 strands.

• Part A – quick activities to access prior knowledge in each strand including Blackline masters, discussion questions and materials lists.

• Part B – one assessment item/question for every specific expectation and a scoring guide with possible answers to help teachers determine if the student truly understands.

• Part C – two performance-based tasks to assess math processes with rubrics, two anchor papers per level (levels 1-4) and rationales.

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