20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to reflect on the way they assess their students for Goal 17: Re-evaluate Value. Assessment shouldn’t make students feel like quitting. Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more!

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. E) the teacher assesses the students’ paper, presentation or project that incorporates learning from the mobile device. assesses the learning. Will the assessment be?

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20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to reflect on the way they assess their students for Goal 17: Re-evaluate Value. Assessment shouldn’t make students feel like quitting. Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more!

Considering Home Learning When Doing Mobile

Education with Technology

Many schools are going mobile or one-to-one. Schools sometimes make decisions without thinking about the full consequences such as mobile and home learning. If schools supply mobile devices to the students, do the students take the mobile devices home? If students do not take the mobile device home, then mobile is only considered an in-school learning tool. Teachers cannot assign at home mobile work. What about those with Android tablets?

How will students’ mobile device be used for learning?

Education with Technology

How will the students’ mobile device primarily be used? What other ways can teachers have students use mobile devices to engage in learning? to assess student learning and provide feedback to the students (formative assessment). to assess students summatively (final grade on unit, project…). Android cell phone ipad Mobile Mobile device Mobile learning tablet Teacher cellphone Classroom learning mobile mobile device Smartphone Tablet

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes. Will it work across all / most mobile platforms and also work within a desktop web browser? The safest way to ensure this is to check to see if the app also has a browser based version, so that students without up-to-date mobile devices will still be able to participate.

Free Digital Formative Assessment Tools… Important Thoughts Before Implementing

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

As you might know there are some amazing formative assessment tools on the web. Free Digital Formative Assessment Tools… Important Thoughts Before Implementing - Michael Gorman ( https://21centuryedtech.wordpress.com ) .

Video communication apps and mobile learning

Nik Peachey

One of the great things about mobile devices such as tablets, iPads and phones is that most modern devices have good quality cameras and microphones built in. Mailvu also provides mobile apps for iOS, Android an Blackberry.

English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

Education with Technology

In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Conventions Mobile Online Survey. Teachers ask their students to take a mobile picture from their home of a far away location.

November 2015 App Ed Review Roundup – Apps for Research

EmergingEdTech

Rubric-Assessed Article Library Apps for Research Projects At App Ed Review, we’ve been thinking about research and the ways apps can be used to support students conducting research.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

Teacher Reboot Camp

QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Create QR codes on your mobile device with the Quickmark app, which allows students to scan and create QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone.

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4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Annotate Using Google Classroom on Mobile (iOS or Android). Many users don’t know that there are some additional Google Classroom features that only work on mobile (for now at least). Click here to learn how this works in the mobile app.

Three top Tech Tools for Formative Assessments Plus One Non-Tech Tool

Turning Learning On Its Head

Formative assessments is one of the foundations of good teaching and learning. The teacher then uses a mobile app (iOS or Android) and scans the room. The teacher merely needs a computer, projector and one mobile device. Blog Assessments

June APP ED REVIEW RoundUp – Get Creative with Art Apps This Summer!

EmergingEdTech

Highly Rated Rubric-Assessed Art Apps For Your Classroom or Just for Fun! Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources best android apps for art courses students best art apps best ios iphone ipad apps for art class studentsWith summer right around the corner, it is time to relax, decompress, and then start thinking about next year (when you’re. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post.

Classroom Organizer - free app to organize your classroom library and book room

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom Organizer is a free web based and mobile app that allows you to organize and manage your classroom library and school book room. The app allows you to Inventory print and eBooks, Import titles directly from your Booksource order, Add your existing books, Import your student roster, Enable students to check out and return books, Run assessment reports on student activity, Organize bookrooms and share eBooks with the Classroom Organizer School portal. Android books

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Giving Students a Voice in App Selection

Education with Technology

My minimal checklist includes: has a comprehensive list of words, phrases, or sentences for the topic; gives the written Spanish word and its definition (or included a picture); pronounces the word; is free; and is available on both Android and Ipad. My ebook, 90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities , is available at [link]. Android App choice ipad MLearning Mobile Modern Language Student Uncategorized World Language learning Mlearning mobile Selection

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Good Apps vs Very Good Apps

Education with Technology

Good mobile learning practice apps facilitate and transform learning. Mobile learning activities can increase students’ time on task. In doing a mobile learning app, the students concentrate each second as they do the activity. Mobile learning can offer differentiation. A good mobile learning app can differentiate. A mobile learning practice app can provide realistic and contextual learning. What does your mobile app do?

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Group Texting Programs: The Next Big Wave?

Education with Technology

My ebook, 90 Mobile Learning Modern Language Activities , is available at [link]. My three formative assessment books, Improving Foreign Language Speaking Through Formative Assessment, Formative Assessment: Responding to Your Students and Successful Student Writing Through Formative Assessment , are available at [link]. Android Discussion group texting ipad MLearning Mobile learning texting Group message Mlearning mobile program

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Assessment. Online Assessment with Google Forms – this document gives walk throughs for Flubaroo and other tools to help you assess using Google Forms. Flubaroo – help for grading online assessments. 10 Tools for Assessment for Google Apps on the iPad.

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

It is browser based for teachers, and works on any device (BYOD), browser or on free apps for iOS or Android for students. assessment differentiate instruction mobile learning student response system

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FluencyFinder

Technology Tidbits

FluencyFinder the wonderful mobile app for assessing a student''s Reading/Comprehension level (grades 1st-8th) is now available for Android!! This is a great app that educators/parents are using everywhere to assess students w/ the simple tap of a button. Once the assessment is done a teacher can get instant real-time results. For the Android version click here. comprehension educational apps mobile learning reading assessment

Quizster

Technology Tidbits

Quizster is a innovative site/app that I just found out about for assessing and grading students work. All a student has to do is snap a photo of their work and send it via the free mobile (iOS/Android) to their teacher. assessment differentiate instruction grading

Answer Pad

Technology Tidbits

It is browser based for teachers, and works on any device (BYOD), browser or on free apps for iOS or Android for students. assessment differentiated instruction mobile learning student response system

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Getting to Know Celly

A Principal's Reflections

I am a huge fan of using mobile learning devices (i.e. student cell phones) in class as part of an anticipatory set, to review prior learning, to check for understanding and/or assess, or as a form of closure. They are even about to release an Android app.

NetSupport launches teacher app

eSchool News

Education software developer NetSupport announces the immediate availability of its new teacher app for Android. NetSupport has expanded its classroom management solution’s reach to Android-equipped classrooms, meaning both teacher and student can interact in real time via their tablets.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a excellent mobile learning solution that is redefining classrooms worldwide. This fantastic simple to use combo web tool/mobile app (Android/iOS) allows educators to create and manage student accounts, while sending them engaging lessons to complete on their mobile device.

FluencyFinder

Technology Tidbits

FluencyFinder is the amazing mobile (iOS/Android) app that every K-8/parent needs to assess their student''s Reading fluency in real-time. allows users to upload their very own Reading passages that they can use to assess students. educational app reading assessment

Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer is a fantastic new mobile (iOS/Android, or Chrome plug-in) app that allows educators and students to assess their learning in real-time. The student then uses those forms to answer the question and take the assessment/quiz.

Pass That Test! 18 Test Taking Resources and Strategies!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Much research shows standardized testing doesn’t fairly assess students and associated with unfair high stakes. The Khan Academy website and iOS/Android app has excellent resources for prepping for the SATs, GMAT, MCAT, CAHSEE, IIT JEE, and NCLEX-RN.

ClassPulse

Technology Tidbits

ClassPulse is a new mobile app (iOS/Android) for assessing students, collaborating, and gaining feedback, that I just found out about from Richard Byrne's amazing blog. assessment collaboration

Paperscorer

Technology Tidbits

Paperscorer is a fantastic new mobile (iOS/Android, or Chrome plug-in) app that allows educators and students to assess their learning in real-time. The student then uses those forms to answer the question and take the assessment/quiz.

Permanently Disrupting Education. With Smartphones.

TeachThought - Learn better.

The lack of diversity in proficiency assessment is rivaled only by the relative apathy of many learners, perhaps aware of how little control they actually have over what they learn, when they learn it, and what they do with that information. Permanently Disrupting Education. With Smartphones.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a fantastic learning tool for the mobile classroom. This is a free site/web app that allows educators to conduct lessons on student''s mobile devices (iOS/Android), track their learning and progress, and so much more. differentiated instruction mobile learning

Student Response in the Classroom

Hansen's Link to Tech

Google Forms : useful tool to help you create surveys, give student assessments, collect any type of information in a streamlined way. This student response system allows teachers to send out questions, prompts, and assessments to smartphones, laptops, or tablets.

GoClass

Technology Tidbits

GoClass is a beautiful looking LMS that is ideal for mobile learning. It allows educators to create engaging lessons and then conduct sessions on their mobile device (Android/iOS). Best of all, teachers can view what each student is doing on their mobile device and assess them in real-time while recording each session. learning management system mobile learning

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