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The School Toolset Needs to Improve

10 Must-Haves to Lift Us from the Grading QuagmireMy short list of tools that need to improve at a school include a better gradebook, a CRM (no, not an educational flavored one), micro standard driven badges, college and career awareness and planning tools, and ePortfolios.

The dismal state of these tools, many of which were developed so long ago as to be of minimal practical value makes this a fight we are losing and the reality is that only this fight matters.  Without these tools, we aren’t going to succeed with learners, not in today’s Educational marketplace. 

Read Tom Vander Ark’s 10 Must-Have to Lift Us from the Grading Quagmire for more information on this subject in general.