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Blog: An explorable explanation on how to make a good puzzle

Gamasutra - August 31, 2018 928

Puzzles are everywhere, but just how do you make a good puzzle -- one that's fun, and satisfying to solve? I'll explain this using playable levels from Sokoban in this interactive article. ...

What’s New with MAP Reading Fluency? More Great Features

Northwest Evaluation Association - August 23, 2018 501

Earlier this year we introduced MAP® Reading Fluency™, the first and only K-3 computer adaptive oral reading fluency assessment that uses speech recognition technology with automatic scoring.... Continue Reading


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Why It’s Time for a New Approach to Oral Reading Fluency Assessment

Northwest Evaluation Association - August 16, 2018 114

Sitting on the hallway floor with reading assessment materials on my lap and first-grader Erick on my right, I lean down a bit to better hear his... Continue Reading


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Personal Story: Veronica Valenzuela - Connected Learning Alliance

Spigot Community via @LearningLurker - November 06, 2018 41

You are using an outdated browser. Please to improve your experience. Search for: December 2, 2014 Personal Story: Veronica Valenzuela Author Categories: , , Veronica Valenzuela — a 16-year-old high school senior in Pennsylvania at the time of our interview — starting making websites at age 10, then started teaching herself to code, learning “mostly through exploration but also from places like .” Experimentation and using online tools to further her learning have been core interests as well as tools for her: “I’ve been interested in programming for a long time — since before I even knew what it really meant.