OEA/NEA Micro-credentials are a competency-based digital form of professional learning. In addition, they can be used to increase an educator’s skill and/or knowledge in a topic area to grow their professional practice and student success.
OEA is opposed to the amendment as it is currently written. Students should be able to demonstrate what they know in ways other than a standardized test. A child is more than a test score. Ohio’s graduation requirements should reflect this as well.
Guest Blog | My son is an excellent student who is high achiever…I do know that he verbally and physically showed signs of severe stress in the weeks up to taking the tests that spring. But what his teacher who was proctoring the test told me left me heartbroken for him.
Guest Blog By Kim Snyder, OEA/Wadsworth E.A. | “We have now lived through the Ohio Achievement Test (OAT), the Ohio Achievement Assessment (OAA), the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) — and now, the worst of them all — the AIR tests.Imagine what we could do with at least a month added back to our teaching plans.”
By Tina Allen of the @ColumbusEA/OEA | I joined this profession to change lives, to educate, motivate and inspire. High-stakes testing almost took that away from me. The tears of a fourth grader reminded me what’s important.
By Julie Holderbaum, MinervaEA/OEA | The lessons I teach now are not what I enjoy teaching and they are not what their kids enjoy learning and frankly, it makes me sick. And I’m Not Alone | #OvertestedOH #RedForEd
By Kevin Griffin of the @DublinEA, and the Central OEA Vice President | The state report cards have been around for several years. HB 70…. The real victims are our students.
The OEA Organizing Department has developed a Local Self-Assessment Tool that can aide your local in targeting crucial areas of growth. Many locals have already begun to use this tool in order to assist them in strategic planning and goal …
Part II of II: Teacher Perspectives on the Resident Educator Summative Assessment Read Part I: My Marathon Swim Through RESA by Dan Greenberg, Sylvania Education Association I’m getting to a place where I can look back nostalgically on twenty years …
Part I of II: Teacher Perspectives on the Resident Educator Summative Assessment Read Part II: Is Revised RESA a Reason to Rejoice? by Kate Gladieux, Spanish teacher of 5 years, Sylvania Education Association The why… Teaching sailing I got into …