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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

An App to Assess Reading Fluency: @FluencyFinder!

Kleinspiration

FluencyFinder is a fantastically simple teaching tool for educators wanting to assess student’s Reading Level (Grades 1 st -8 th ). The teacher will begin the assessment by starting the app timer and then tap (+) or (-) as a student makes or corrects a mistake. FluencyFinder V.

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 ) .

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

Educational Technology Guy

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. With the mobile app, available for Android and iOS, you can scan book title ISBNs into your library, view your library, and manage your book locations.

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10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

Shake Up Learning

Google Classroom offers a clean and easy way for you to stay organized in Google Drive, distribute and assess digital assignments, and streamline feedback and communication with your students. Here are the step-by-step directions on iOS and Android. #2:

Global K-12 Market for Personal PCs to Contract in 2016, Experts Project

Marketplace K-12

A decline in personal computer sales in the worldwide K-12 education market may be linked to faltering economies in other countries, particularly Latin America, a new report finds. market, according to a report from Futuresource Consulting, a London-based market research firm.

Food for thought: The data-driven future of food and higher education

The Christensen Institute

A Deloitte report projects that by 2020, 50 percent of the content in an undergraduate degree will be obsolete in five years. Every click, every exercise and assessment will generate important data about each student. This blog was first published by the Sandbox ColLABorative.

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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.

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.

On the Horizon: Harnessing Emerging Technologies in Education #SXSWedu

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Keynote Speaker: Larry Johnson , New Media Consortium NOTE: New Media Consortium folks have produced the Horizon Reports for the past 10 years. The NMC Horizon Report is not available weekly. Available for iOS now and soon available for Android. Reflections of what has been learned by Horizon Reports over the past 10 years: Larry''s Big Takeaway after 10 years: Our strategic thinking is increasingly based on world that no longer exists.

MobyMax: Tablet + help differentiating instruction

iLearn Technology

MobyMax also includes “Power Tools” acting like a clicker, monitoring behavior, messaging, a social wall for students, a parent portal, manipulatives and time reports. It has a 7” screen and runs on Android 4.2. It’s always nice when new toys show up in the mail to review.

Game-based platform targets college prep, exams

eSchool News

However, even more important is the need to provide actionable insight and reporting to educators so they can identify those students with the most needs. Intelligent reporting shows how students are progressing, where they need to improve, and which students need additional support.

13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About

Wisewire

There are many educational apps that were created to enhance teaching and learning, tools for knowledge sharing, instruction, collaboration, practice, productivity, and assessment. lessons, exercises, and assessments) and share them with students. Original Article Source: [link].

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Math Webtools to Support Any Curriculum

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The teacher dashboard makes it easy to manage students and classes and dynamic reporting tools allow for the analysis of student progress and the provision of comprehensive data for specific school requirements. More detailed reports are available online through the user account.

The Case for Positive Reinforcement in Classrooms

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The app works on iOS, Android, desktops, and Kindle Fire and is easy to set up. Teachers can share weekly or monthly reports curating class behavior by category or individual student. Quantify student behavior in preparation for report cards and parent meetings.

How one rapidly rising bootcamp is putting the skills gap on notice

The Christensen Institute

Throughout the rest of the year, Lambda added iOS and Android development courses, as well as a UX Design course. The company assesses employer needs through advisory boards and consultations with field experts and hiring managers in order to create new courses and update existing ones.

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Zap Zap Math–Gamify any Math Curriculum

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Teachers can add quizzes that assess student math knowledge by selecting the grade, the topic, one of the suggested Zap Zap Math games, and the duration. The Education account includes a student report card so all stakeholders can track student progress. Android: goo.gl/HheVDf.

Math vs Zombies

Technology Tidbits

Math vs Zombies is an excellent mobile (iOS/Android) app for basic Math skills grades K-4th. Best of all, is the report card which tracks students progress and makes easy to assess students "problem" areas.

21st Century Learning with Explain Everything – Guest Post from Courtney Pepe

EdTechTeacher

What does assessment look like in 21st Century education? So a summative test like the PARCC is a good tool but not the only way that we should be assessing our students throughout the school year. Assessment should not only be summative but also formative, ongoing, and project-based.

ForAllRubrics

Technology Tidbits

ForAllRubrics is a wonderful site/app (iOS/Android) for educators looking to create rubrics and even badges for their class. Also, educators can browse through existing rubrics created by other users assess students and generate detailed reports.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student''s test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.)

10 Must-Have Features of an Online Education Platform

Kitaboo on EdTech

Assessment Tools. Quizzes and assessments are an important part of education. Teachers must be able to review the assessments and provide feedback online. Teachers need this report to get actionable information.

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3 Apps That Encourage Students to Read

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Teachers and parents know all this and still, the Literacy Company reports that most teachers in classes of twenty+ students spend only five minutes a day reading, and 46% of American adults cannot understand the label on their prescription medicine.

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.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.)

Matific

Technology Tidbits

Matific offers more than 700 game-based episodes, which are short interactive activities, and digital worksheets that students can access on any device with internet access, including Mac, PC, iPad and Android." Best of all is the teacher dashboard that allows educators to monitor student's activity as well as assess their learning through detailed progress reports. Matific is a free Math resource for grades K-6.

Class Compete

Technology Tidbits

Class Compete is a fantastic Game Base Learning and Assessment system that educators are using to help boost student's test scores and eliminate test anxiety. Class Compete works on any mobile device (iOS, Android, etc.)

3 Websites to Gamify Your Math Class

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In fact, Forbes reported that 82% of public high schoolers in the well-to-do Montgomery County Maryland failed Algebra. Schools using Dimension U report high improvement in student math scores , often in excess of 33%.

Matific

Technology Tidbits

Matific offers more than 700 game-based episodes, which are short interactive activities, and digital worksheets that students can access on any device with internet access, including Mac, PC, iPad and Android." Best of all is the teacher dashboard that allows educators to monitor student's activity as well as assess their learning through detailed progress reports. Matific is a free Math resource for grades K-6.

Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!

Kleinspiration

First off, there is the reporting element. helps a teacher track, assess, and measure literacy improvement and progress with easy to use reporting features that produce easily understood reports. Print PDFs, Read Digital Books, and Graph Progress Snap!

6 tips to help your students collaborate on awesome podcasts

eSchool News

A 2019 Edison Research survey reported that 51% of Americans above the age of 12 have listened to a podcast. It was an audio report, but because they still had to write and communicate, they could meet the language standards. “As How can I assess the standards on a worksheet?

Use Unconventional Research Sites to Inspire Students

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How Stuff Works, available on the web, iPads, and Android, is an award-winning source of unbiased, reliable, easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works. Many topics include thorough teacher resources such as lesson plans and assessments.

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13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

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Students can practice persuasive writing, comprehension, and typing skills by completing reviews, reports, and reading logs online. The books can be accessed on the website, iOS, Android, Amazon, and Nook. Books can be read online or via iOS, Android, Google Play, and Amazon.

GameDesk releases 2 new kinesthetic-based games

eSchool News

Working in collaboration with content experts from Bill Nye the Science Guy, LucasArts, Cal Tech’s Tectonics Observatory and Boston University, GameDesk merged its assessment-driven and game-based learning design practices to foster deep conceptual learning of various geosciences subjects.

BEST OF SHOW AT TCEA 2018

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RENAISSANCE FLOW 360 With Renaissance Flow 360, educators can bridge the gap from assessment and planning to instruction and practice, reducing the time spent grading assignments, collecting data, searching for instructional resources, and creating lesson plans.