Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Authentic assessments are always about the connections we make with students, each other, and the broader community as indicated in a Gallup poll.

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

The Web20Classroom

A Day in the Life: Google Apps for Teachers


Notes from a breakout session at TCEA 2011 Google Academy A Day in the Life - Google Apps for Teachers Julia Stiglitz - Business Development Manager Google Apps for Education 50 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom - Great presentation with links to many of the examples! Flash Card Center Gadget - Create flash cards from a Google spreadsheet GOOGLE FORMS IDEAS Formative and Summative Assessments - Especially good in 1:1 environments.

Strategies for Becoming an Effective, Present Teacher

Homework, assessments, projects. Assessment and feedback: At first, Wilson used to just hand back assignments en masse, but she noticed her students weren’t looking at their grades or her comments. Grades, lesson plans, conferences.

Teaching with the Growth Mindset

Over the last three years, she has led dozens of professional development sessions all of which have impacted the way that educators communicate learning through eportfolios. The portfolio and assessment platform helps educators, parents, and students have deeper conversations about learning.