The Students on Ice Foundation was looking for an innovative way to raise money for initiatives that advance and benefit the polar regions. bv02 created Polar Catalyst, a crowdfunding platform that would allow the Foundation to connect with their audience online and raise the money needed for projects that create a... Read more »
Moving Data into Action
Here's a post by Erin Chreptyk, our Coordinator for the Help Me Tell My Story Assessment. A pivotal component of this holistic assessment approach is connecting results to ideas. This linkage helps focus in on areas of improvement and provides teachers and parents with targeted activities to improve language... Read more »
Much more than an assessment
Hello again. As this project has grown over the days, months and years, it is easy to get lost in its success and its evolution towards something truly innovative and effective. At a recent meeting, as I introduced the work and overarching concepts to a new member of our team, they reminded me that the Help Me... Read more »
The history and the future of the Help Me Tell My Story...
Happy New Year everyone, Here's a blog post I wrote on the project's website. Take some time to explore the new website. Enjoy! http://holisticassessment.gov.sk.ca/the-history-and-future-of-the-help-me-tell-my-story-assessment POSTED ON DECEMBER 19, 2012 Author: Jarrett Laughlin This is a guest post... Read more »
What are Holistic Assessments?
Welcome to my new page on holistic learning assessments. In the upcoming posts, I will describe more about the unique approach I have developed to designing holistic learning assessments and will share some examples of assessments in action. More specifically, I will discuss a fantastic new pilot assessment, called... Read more »