Special Events in July / August 2020
Summer is here! While schools may be on break, the learning continues - for both students and educators.
Badges for Summer Learning
This summer, Rhode Island students are earning (badges) while they are learning! Richer Picture is partnering with EduvateRI and with summer learning providers across the state; as students participate in read-a-thons, creativity contests, mobile science labs and leadership activities, they are earning badges they can share with their parents and with their schools.
Learn how this can work for your community.
Milestone Portfolios: Showing Student Growth From Different Starting Points
Friday, Aug. 14, 2:15 pm ET
This year, let's not focus on the gaps - let's celebrate the growth! Learn how your students can build "milestone" portfolios to show how they are acquiring key skills in any subject area. We'll walk through the process for focusing on the essential skills and help you designate your existing classroom assessments as milestones.
This is part of ASCD's Back to School Virtual Conference.
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As we approach the new school year, some educational experts have been providing guidance to help think about curriculum and assessment, and to help keep schools focused on what's truly important for students. In the Richer Picture blog, you can find links to useful guides from Heidi Hayes Jacobs, Allison Zmuda, Jay McTighe and Giselle Martin-Kniep.
Click here to see the blog post
Resources to Remember:
Student Mastery with Digital Badges and Portfolios Dr. David
Niguidula shows how students can meet standards and express their individuality
through digital badges and portfolios. Building off an essential question - What do
schools want their students to know and be able to do? - he shows how schools can
implement a proficiency- based approach to student learning districts across the
This book was published by ASCD and can be ordered at the ASCD bookstore.
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Student Showcase: Show What You Know
- Webinar: Setting a New Roadmap Even in Uncertain Times
- NYSCATE Conference, Rochester, NY
Richer Picture is an educational technology company that provides
online tools and professional services to K-12 Schools. Its online tools include digital badges,
portfolios, individual learning plans, data dashboard and other assessment application services.