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.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

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Our mobile devices are online 24/7. 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. Mobile learning also enables quick learning because all students have to do is go online and take the course on their device of preference.

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. 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. While there are other factors that may affect the amount of bandwidth your district needs—cloud-based applications, storage, online assessments, etc.—having

CoSN 2018: Broadband and Cybersecurity Are Top IT Concerns

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To assess those filling current IT leadership roles, the survey also delved into the respondents’ professional backgrounds, education and years of experience. Twice as many districts that are seeking to create a one-to-one computing environment are providing the device versus using a BYOD strategy. Significant progress has been made in the transition to digital assessments , with 80 percent ready or almost ready to conduct Common Core or statewide high-stakes online assessments.

FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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In making its transition to online assessment, Delaware used this strategy. BYOD and student wireless access: Some states and districts leverage the devices that students already own, carefully considering privacy, security, and logistical issues. WHO IS IN THE MONEY? Districts across the nation are in a constant contest to keep their tech relevant by raising bond funding.

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.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

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We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. This online conference will be free to attend, and you can follow the conversations by using the hashtag #learning14. Brilliant is an online community of learners who share and solve physics and math problems. Hot Topic: BYOD. See you online!

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