7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance


It is no secret that teachers also need better ways to evaluate student learning, including qualitative assessment methods. They are also excellent assessment tools for implementing a personalized learning approach since students are encouraged to use their talents to create original content.

12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning

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Assessing student learning used to be as simple as giving a test that consisted of multiple choice, True/False, short answer, and/or essay. The uniting characteristics are that all assess: what’s been learned. Self-assessment.

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169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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Today’s tip: #151–8 Popular Year-long Assessments. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

9 Ways to Use AI-Powered Quillionz to Assess Student Understanding

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Here are three general guidelines: The app must improve outcomes. It improves close reading, assesses understanding, is intuitive to roll out and use, and does much more than replace something you already have. More about assessments. 12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments


Whether you are a first-year teacher or a veteran teacher, classroom and system-wide assessments can be a time of high anxiety and stress for everyone involved. The post Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments appeared first on edWeb. edWeb Blog assessment student assessment

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I have always believed that assessment should be primarily for the benefit of the student, not the teacher. I concede that teachers need to know how their students are progressing, and this is very much a part of the assessment process. I don''t like end of module assessments much.

Human Geography Cornerstone Assessment @BullisSchool: Megacity Project Using @Weebly, @SutoriApp, @GoogleMaps #edtech


If you’ve followed my blog for a while, you’ve heard me talk about the Megacity Project that all 9th grade students complete in their Human Geography course. This final cornerstone assessment engages students in an extended study analyzing how megacities are transforming the world. What we learned – and will do better in the future – is that students need detailed guidelines on what this documentation process should look like.

Tips for Student Comments on Blogs and Forums


Similarly, it''s important to set guidelines, rules, and expectations for students to comment on blogs and forums. These guidelines should outline appropriate online behavior and internet safety precautions. Your task is to create those guidelines.

Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

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These educators demonstrate the Powerful Learning principles, which are a set of guidelines that support educators in designing learning experiences to engage the hearts and minds of learners. Blog Educator Micro-credentials Educators Learning Experience Design Reinvent the Classroom

What is Standards-based Grading?

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This means students have clear guidelines for how to define success over time, making it easy for all stakeholders in a student’s learning to determine if they are accomplishing what must be done for college and career. Teachers create assessments aligned with pre-selected standards.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

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It has become increasingly possible to personalize learning–adapt resources and assessments to student skills and needs and differentiate lessons that are pushed out to individual students or small groups ( read: Shifting my Teacher Mindset with Micro-credentials ).

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More from Edmentum If you're looking for more personalized learning programs, check out Edmentum's full suite of K-12 evidence-based assessments and digital curriculum and see why almost a million educators in the U.S.

Exploring Learner Profiles: Resources, Examples, and Questions to Consider


While next-generation assessments and instructional data can help educators gain a deeper understanding of students, the sheer amount of information available can prove challenging. Chances are, you already have access to various forms of assessment data and student work samples.

Tips for Writing and Understanding SMART IEP Goals


Because this foundational component is also informed by formal and informal assessments, it should identify the student’s specific needs and his or her strengths—both critical to developing short-term objectives and annual goals. Blog IEP Blog Post n2y Total Solution

Digital Portfolios and Content


if assessment is the purpose or one of the purposes of the portfolio, what are the learning objectives, standards, benchmarks? communication with parents or colleagues can be a powerful content creator guideline. Read more at langwitches.org/blog.

Ask the experts: Crowdsourced solutions to 4 problems of blended-learning practice

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Establish time guidelines to measure the effectiveness of a new approach. Assess outcomes with OER and provide proof of effectiveness [metrics can range from engagement to actual outcomes]. Education Blog

Three Questions for Every School District About Their Student Data Security Practices

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And, third, the auditors felt that minimum security guidelines should be established by the state and required of all school districts (via statute or state department of education rule). Blog Privacy Security IT management privacy research security Wyoming

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Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom


When educators base the instruction only on the curricular guidelines, they cannot provide students with real life experiences, with innovative content and digital skills. The post Overcoming 3 challenges of introducing blended learning in the classroom appeared first on NEO BLOG.

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Autonomy is an essential gateway to engagement, according to the UDL guidelines ; when students feel empowered, they become more excited to learn. Assessing an audience and figuring out how to simplify a complex topic requires higher-level thinking and demands a true understanding of a topic, Novak says. Blog Special Education PracticesThis article originally appeared on Usable Knowledge from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Read the original version here.

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5 Ways iPads have Changed the Classroom – Guest Post from Jodie Deinhammer


Assessment has also changed. With so many ways to formatively assess my students, there is no longer a need to give a multiple choice end-of-unit test. I can use platforms and apps such as Quizizz , Kahoot , TodaysMeet and Quizlet to quickly assess the learning in my classroom.

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5 Tips to Increase Parental Engagement in the 21st Century Classroom – From Courtney Pepe


” The six week iTunes U course included topics like: digital wellness in the 21st century, internet safety filters restrictions and security, screen time and the brain, social media and gaming, guidelines for the the household, building a digital footprint.

Another 3 habits of effective e-teachers


It is nonetheless essential that you make clear what the assessment criteria will be, what coursework and homework is required, as well as what students can expect from you in terms of availability, support and communication.

How to succeed with online PD for teachers


Here are a few guidelines to help you create successful online PD for teachers: Establish what teachers need. A good program starts with a needs assessment, which is a way to figure out what teachers really need from their training.

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#AskExcelinEd: How can state policymakers decide which school priorities to fund?


There are many different types of outcomes states can use, including completing courses or course assignments, getting a high mark on an Advanced Placement exam or achieve proficiency on a state assessments. Funding for outcomes does not prevent the need for basic guardrails and guidelines.

Peer Feedback That Works

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Assessing student learning traditionally is accomplished with tests. And unless assessments are frequent, it’s easy to miss the student who is lost or just doesn’t get it. Create a rubric that students will use to assess classmates.

An introduction to rubrics for higher education

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Rubrics, in education, is an assessment guide used to evaluate learning. Rubrics helps teachers to focus on their goals and derive a concrete set of guidelines. Rubrics, in writing, is a guide for assessments and tests in learning quality. An Introduction To Rubrics From Linways.

5 keys to making the best staff selection


For this reason, it’s advisable not to rush to close an agreement and instead follow a series of guidelines to ensure that the hiring is positive for both parties. To ensure that you achieve the best possible hiring outcomes, we offer the following guidelines: 1.

How Behaviorism Can Turn Your Classroom Around

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It establishes boundaries for students, provides expectations that they can rely on, and offers a reliable way to self-assess student achievement of class goals: According to Skinner, behavior is a learned response reinforced by the consequences resulting from that behavior.

Subscriber Special: July

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding.

Quick and Doable Time Management Tips


Fortunately, there are innovative tools and some great tips out there so we can assess and adjust our habits, allowing us to maximize and manage the 24 hours we get each day. Blog In the Classroom Lessons in LeadershipMany would argue that time is our most precious resource.

The TeacherCast Ultimate Guide To Podcasting


This blog post and the majority of the content linked to it are a culmination of recording over 1,000 podcasts over the span of 8 incredible years. When I work with educators who are just beginning their blogs or podcasts, I always tell them to think of who their listener will be.

10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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With the not-so-recent addition of audio and video files (easily embedded from sites like Instagram and Periscope ), educators can easily use it as a student-friendly approach to everything from assessment to sharing notes. Formative assessment.

How to implement Outcome Based Education (OBE) using Linways AMS

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We have previously writer a couple of blogs about Outcome Based Education. In this blog, we’ll be discussing how our Linways Academic Management System helps higher educational institutions to successfully implement and manage OBE.

How to develop a rubric for your curriculum

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We discussed about the basics, definitions, and various types of rubrics in our previous blog; “ An Introduction to Rubrics for Higher Education ”. As we saw in that blog, a Rubric is a set of criteria/guidelines to assess and evaluate learning.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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In this course, you will use a suite of digital tools to make that possible while addressing overarching concepts like digital citizenship, internet search and research, authentic assessment, digital publishing, and immersive keyboarding.

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