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Authentic Education Team

“Am I doing this right??” Is a nervous refrain I’ve heard from teachers a lot more […]
Merely the word “assessment” can inspire a wave of dread in students and, if we’re being […]
Unpacking World Language Standards: Knowledge and Skills Let’s be real for a moment. Analyzing standards can […]
My first grader read aloud to me from a decodable text they selected from our book […]
When designing curricula using the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework, I constantly revisit how academic learning […]
In my last post, I talked about my journey to understanding how language instruction fits into […]
It is another day of professional learning. I enter the library with low expectations that, as […]
A blog series exploring how AI chatbots are reshaping learning and what we can do about […]
In my last two posts, I explored examples of Enduring Understandings and Essential Questions (EUs and […]
Before I started planning math units using the Understanding by Design framework, I frequently found myself […]