12 Must-Read Articles About Assessment

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Find Open Access Articles Faster with UnPayWall


It is a free Chrome/Firefox extension that helps you quickly find open access versions of articles you’re searching for. Unpaywall promises to find the open access version of an article 50% of the time, and this librarian (blogging as liddylib) tested it and found it to be so.

8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For more resources, check out my article, Critical Reading with Digital Devices , posted on ESL Library. “Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.” ” – John Locke.

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

Larry Ferlazzo

Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – Part Two ): 12 Important Education Storylines We’ll All Be Reading About in 2018 is from The 74.

? Teacher Favorites: 20 MiddleWeb ELA Articles


Each of these 20 English Language Arts-oriented articles (dating back to 2012) has enjoyed thousands of reads since it was first published at MiddleWeb.

My Wall Street Journal Article Answering: Does Technology Belong in Classroom Instruction?

The Innovative Educator

The Wall Street Journal approached me to write an article sharing my views on whether technology belonged in the classroom. Please check out both sides of the article in The Wall Street Journal at this link and comment there and here with your views on the topic.

Total War: Wrestling with a Scholarly Article


In Sarah Cooper's never-ending effort to reach beyond textbook basics, she sometimes asks students to read a selection from a scholarly journal article or popular history book.


3 Articles for Student Discussion on “Success”

The Principal of Change

Since I think it is crucial for students to think about the idea of “success” in their own terms, I wanted to provide three articles that may be good for discussion. If this article challenges you, that is a good thing for both you and your students.

Quote Of The Day: Change Some Words In This Article So It Applies To Schools & You Have Good Guidance For Teachers

Larry Ferlazzo

How to Counter the Circus of Pseudoscience is an article in today’s New York Times. ” You’ll then have some good guidance for teachers: You might also be interested in The Best Articles Highlighting Parallel Critiques Of Increasing School & Health Care “Efficiency.”.

Here’s An Article & Questions We Used For A Good Faculty Discussion On Classroom Management

Larry Ferlazzo

After reading the Discipline article, we took a few minutes to write down answers to these questions that Jen developed (and which she gave me permission to reprint here): 1. Which parts of the article did you identify with?

Using Your Kindle Tablet App and Chrome 'Send to Kindle' Extension to Read Web Articles

The 21st Century Principal

Having a Kindle means I don''t have to lug around stacks of books or articles to read. One of these options are Chrome extensions that make getting web articles to your Kindle or in your Kindle app almost as easy as clicking on a button.

Top Fourteen Articles for Back to School

Ask a Tech Teacher

To help you adjust, here are the Top Ten articles on putting technology into your back-to-school plans: How to Prepare Students for PARCC Tests. 8 Tech Tools to Get to Know Your Students for Back to School. 5 Tools To Shake up the New Year. 3 Apps to Help Brainstorm Next Year’s Lessons.

Update from readingbyexample.com: An article, a post, an opportunity, and a reading celebration

Reading By Example

Check out an article I wrote for EdTech K-12 , on how to use this social media tool for better professional learning: How Twitter Can Power Your Professional Learning. Having trouble navigating Twitter?

12 Most Popular Education Articles of 2011 via Teach Hub


Click Here to Check out 12 Amazing Articles from 2011. education articles teach hub

A New Tool to Help You Access Paywalled Research Articles for Free

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 17, 2017 One of the biggest concerns of student researchers and academics is access to scientific knowledge stored in the form of journal articles. Many of these articles are not free.read more. Chrome extensions

10 Digital Citizenship Articles You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are ten of the top digital citizenship resources according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: 19 Topics to Teach in Digital Citizenship–and How. Teach Digital Citizenship with … Minecraft. How to Teach 3rd Graders About Digital Citizenship. How the Internet Neighborhood is Like Any Other Community.

Responding to @alicekeeler’s article on memorizing math facts & @joboaler’s book #mathchat


Below are my thoughts in response to Alice Keeler’s I turn 40 next month and, for pretty much my whole life, I have felt dumb. I’m not. Alice Keeler’s post really spoke to me. I’m not a fan of memorizing *anything* in math. I know not everyone agrees with me on this one, but this is how I feel. I never could memorize anything. I still can’t. Like Alice Keeler, I was terrible at timed math assessments in elementary school.

Article for the online journal, Globally Informed


I recently wrote an article for a journal. Click here for the full article. It was entitled: BRINGING GLOBAL STUDENTS TOGETHER THROUGH VIDEO-CONFERENCING.

My article for Teach Primary Magazine 


The article was about a range of tech tools that make assessment a whole lot easier. Please subscribe to Teach Primary Magazine to view the full article. I recently wrote for Teach Primary Magazine.

Online Learning - Myths and Realities -- an article, an interactive report card, and the full report

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Came across this fascinating article by Edudemic this morning: The Biggest Myths (And Realities) Of Online Learning Here''s the extremely cool interactive Report Card (which might take a little while to load) Check out the full report: 2012 Digital Learning Report Card.

NY Times article discusses engagement and gamification

Ascend Math

Last week, the New York Times ran an article on Kahoot, an online quiz system from Norway being played in some schools. The article is well worth reading for its smart discussion of “engagement” and “gamification.”.

Writing Article About Virtual Labs for Major Publication – Want to be Featured?


I’m doing research for an upcoming article for a major higher education periodical about the use of virtual labs in higher education. Are You Using Virtual Labs in Your Classroom? I’ll be. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

My article for a joint project between TES and the British Council


I recently wrote an article for a joint project between the Times Educational Supplement and the British Council. Click here to access the full article. It featured a wide range of teaching strategies and ideas for language teachers to use in their lessons.

When Students Curate Current Events Articles


A MiddleWeb Blog One of my favorite activities to help students understand the richness of the news is also one of the simplest. I often do it at the beginning of the year, but you could do it... Current Events Future of History curation current events middle grades rich discussion Sarah Cooper weekly current events


My article for Teach Primary Magazine: Teaching Using Virtual Reality.


The article explains how to use virtual reality in the classroom. Please subscribe to Teach Primary Magazine to view the full article. I recently wrote for Teach Primary Magazine.

10 Articles on Using Tech to Teach Math

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are ten of the top Math-and-tech tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: C-STEM Studio — A Great Way to Blend Math and Robotics. 10 Tech Tools for Your Math Class. Zap Zap Math–Clever, Robust Math App for K-6. Celebrate Pi With Your Students.

My Article For TES: How Coding Can Encourage A Creative Mindset


The article was about coding and how it can be a creative activity. Click here to read the full article. I recently wrote for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tagged: coding , creativity , edtech , education , programming , teaching.

Most Read Articles on Ed Tech Guy from past week

Educational Technology Guy

Here are the most read posts from the past week: And don''t forget to check the posts on Friday.They don''t always have time to become the most read, but there are usually some good ones there (and of course check out all of the articles on the site). Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. I''m recovering from injections to my back for my herniated discs and relaxing this weekend.

15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017


Articles Featured Online Learning Social Media Trends classroom featured Professional Development resources twitter

10 Skills Modern Teachers Need


Articles Featured How To Online Learning Tools classroom digital tools edtechteacher featured Professional Development teachers technology tips for teachers

My article for Edutopia: Engaging Students Through Google Maps.


I recently wrote an article for Edutopia. Click here for the full article. It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? How did you get on? Let me know by commenting below.

The Must-Have Tools in My #FlippedClassroom – Featured Article in @EdSurge (@PearDeck @EDpuzzle) #edtech


It was an honor to have a chance to write an article for EdSurge about The Must-Have Tools in my Flipped Classroom. This article is not about the screencasting tools I use to create my flipped classroom videos.

My Article For The TES: How to… Overcome classroom technophobia.


I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here to view the full article. It was about my experience of technophobia as a teacher and how I overcame it. Have you experienced technophobia? Let me know by commenting below.

Support Students to Be Accountable for Learning


Articles Student Accountability Barbara R. Giving students a full share of accountability for learning requires significant school leadership, say Ron Williamson and Barbara Blackburn. The goal: require students to demonstrate understanding by successfully completing key tests and assignments.

An article for TES: 3 exciting ways to use scannable technology in your school


The article was about integrating scannable technology in schools. Click here for the full article Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , scannable technology , teaching ideas , teaching tools. I recently wrote for the Times Educational Supplement (TES).

18 New York Times Articles You Should Read Before You Turn 18

Educator Innovator

Four members on the spring Student Council for our partner The New York Times Learning Network curated a list of the best 18 articles on education, happiness, and social awareness that provide advice to youth entering adulthood. “We chose these 18 articles from The Times by first individually sifting through the paper and its archives and picking pieces that resonated. Read the full article at The Learning Network.

5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology


Articles Featured Online Learning Trends classroom classroom technology education educational tools featured lesson ideas online learning online tools technology tips for teachers

Article For The International Teacher Magazine: Wai Khru – Respect The Teacher Day In Thailand


The article was about the ethos of respect for teachers which is prominent in Thai culture. Click here for the full article. I recently wrote for the International Teacher Magazine.

3 Ways to Encourage Ownership of Learning


Articles Student Voice & Choice Barbara Blackburn student choice student leadership student ownership student voiceUltimately, teachers have the final say in the classroom.

My Article For The TES: Five Time-Saving Tech Tools For New Teachers.


I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement about ways for new teachers to save time by using technology. Click here for the full article. Tagged: edtech , education , teacher technology , teacher workload , teachers , teaching , tech , tech tools , time saving.