Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

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Whether schools are 1:1 or still relying on computer carts, the move to online assessments creates new needs from devices to professional development to data privacy policies. Have an instructional framework centered around curriculum design before talking about assessment.

Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? During their presentation, “Online Assessment: An Evolving Landscape and New Opportunities,” they discussed the lessons they learned when they made the transition and what they would change if they could. First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

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You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

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Mobile learning is defined as the idea of 24/7 access, according to Paula Maylahn of Paula Maylahn Consulting and author of the survey. Online assessments has fallen from its top ranking in 2015 and 2016 to eighth place this year. The drop indicates that districts are more prepared for high-stakes assessments. There were two surprises in this year’s results: the declines in bring your own device (BYOD) and IT outsourcing in schools. BYOD was the No.

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Network Essentials for School Board Members

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With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. To address this, take a tally of the number of devices that will access your network on a regular basis. Bear in mind that if your district has a Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) policy or a guest network, many students, teachers, and visitors will bring one or more devices of their own to your network.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

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Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources. It’s about mobilizing the learning experience, from being merely seated in a classroom discussing matters with your teacher or stuck with a laptop at home answering online assessments, to taking an assessment while in a cab.

Calculating your school district’s bandwidth need: Network Essentials for Superintendents

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To address the first factor, take a tally of the number of devices that will access your network on a regular basis. It should be straightforward to count the number of district-owned devices, but keep in mind, if your district has a Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) policy or a guest network, many students, teachers, and visitors will bring one or more devices of their own to your network.

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FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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INNOVATIVE PLANNING To provide the best access to students and educators, leading states and districts think comprehensively about all funding and support. Cross-agency coordination: Some states and districts leverage higher education or medical facility resources to boost education access. In making its transition to online assessment, Delaware used this strategy. WHO IS IN THE MONEY?

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

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ACHIEVE3000 PRO ( WWW.ACHIEVE3000.COM ) Achieve3000 Pro offers a patented instructional model that combines summative and embedded formative assessments to differentiate content and instruction, so students always see lessons at their just-right reading level. AUTODESK TINKERCAD ( WWW.AUTODESK.COM ) Tinkercad is a simple, free online design tool used to create and print 3D models, as well as for building and testing electronics.