How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project Case Study

The CoolCatTeacher

A district is assessing itself with a massive project for 800 eighth graders. How to Assess Your District: The Global Challenge Project is an Example. Our middle school, like many other middle schools, have teams made up of Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Math.

Enabling Instructional Designers with AI-based Technology – Case Study


Business situation Since the client designs training and assessment content for L&D divisions of the other companies, they are needed to work on designing assessment … Continue reading "Enabling Instructional Designers with AI-based Technology – Case Study".

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Get inspired by Project Based Learning! 3 Awesome PBL case studies


The key concept is active learning , which dovetails neatly into today’s topic where I will share with you three incredible Project Based Learning (PBL) case studies, that I hope will inspire you to be more ambitious in designing, developing and implementing PBL in your classroom.

Assessment Case Study Idea

The Electric Educator

After the quiz, the SRS software can generate several different reports including customized study guides and instructor summaries. I print the study guides for my students and they use them to study for their tests.

Case Study: A “mega” school district negotiates a better deal

Education Superhighway

As is the case in many mega-districts, PWCPS already had access to high-speed broadband. The post Case Study: A “mega” school district negotiates a better deal appeared first on EducationSuperHighway. Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS) is a massive district.

Give me some credit, please! (Exploring plagiarism through a series of clever case studies by Jen)


Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me. Second, pedagogically, it prevents teachers from being able to properly assess what students know and the depth of that understanding.

Case Study: A “mega” school district negotiates a better deal

Education Superhighway

As is the case in many mega-districts, PWCPS already had access to high-speed broadband. Prince William’s Director of Information Technology Services, AJ Phillips, used Compare & Connect K-12 to see the kinds of broadband services that other large Virginia districts procured and to assess how their bandwidth pricing compared to that of other mega-districts. The post Case Study: A “mega” school district negotiates a better deal appeared first on EducationSuperHighway.

Next Generation Learning: Assessments


This will be the first blog in a series about NGLC, and today we will explore a NGLC grant recipient, Del Lago Academy, that has designed an innovative assessment model. Today we’ll explore a new approach to assessments. Next Generation Learning Assessments, a case study.

Measuring What We Do in Schools


In Measuring What We Do in Schools, assessment expert Victoria Bernhardt provides a framework schools can use to evaluate and reconfigure plans for continuous school improvement.

How Adaptive Learning Technology Can Help Transform U.S. STEM Education


Featured Trends adaptive technology case study featured learning assessment resource This article was co-written by Dr. Nishikant Sonwalkar and Ben Owens Many of today’s classrooms look very much like they did 100 years ago: rows of desks, students passively listening to lecture-based instruction, and a one-size-fits all method of instruction. These classrooms look nothing like the real world’s fast-moving, tech-savvy global workplaces, and until […].

What is authentic assessment?

Learning with 'e's

Assessment. It's important because it shows that assessment drives they way we teach. Cathy proposes a causal link between the way we conduct assessment in formalised education and the deficit we see today in the workplace. Do you have good examples of authentic assessment?

Online Teaching Reflection: Day 24

Cycles of Learning

Today I have been reflecting a lot on assessment. Specifically, whether or not there is place for a traditional "paper" assessment in my chemistry course. The students take the assessment over Zoom in "gallery" view. Should I be doing live video interviews for assessments?

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

Many of us find students benefit greatly when the school employs curriculum-based assessments to measure progress. This is done through its standards-aligned assessment library or teacher-created assessments developed from a bank of over 60,000 standards-specific questions.

Who wants to join me for a course on leadership during a crisis or leadership for social justice?

Dangerously Irrelevant

We will do a pre-assessment at the beginning of the course to see what you already know and what you’d like to learn! The bulk of our class meeting times each week will be spent addressing real-world, equity-focused school leadership case studies and scenarios.

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Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

In this case, I inform the Breakout Groups to decide on a spokesperson or two to report to the whole group. To discuss a real life scenario or case study. This can be done in a jigsaw strategy whereby different groups are given different case studies.

How to Build an Online Learning Program Students Crave and Employers Want


Real world problems are exciting to solve but devilishly hard to assess, especially when there are many students involved. We use the Möbius Assessment platform from DigitalEd to tie all the various assets of our courseware together for assessment purposes. This vastly increased the validity and authenticity of our assessments. And since we adopted Möbius we’ve noticed a large percentage of faculty are now turning toward computer-based assessment.

Technology’s Impact on Adult Learners and their Children

Digital Promise

a ranking on reading achievement of only 17 out of 34 countries by the Program for International Student Assessment. Leveraging Technology for Even Greater Impact: Two Case Studies. In these two case studies, we explore technology’s impact by tracing the journeys of two family literacy programs as they used technology in transformative ways to meet their learners’ needs. Case Study #1: Briya Public Charter School, Washington, D.C.

Channeling the anti-testing fervor

The Christensen Institute

And a few weeks ago, an article on a survey conducted by the Oregon teachers union last spring to learn Oregon teachers’ opinions regarding annual state assessments observed that, “[s]urvey respondents were overwhelmingly extremely negative in their response to every question.”. Instead of retreating from the idea of testing, we need to learn from the flaws of our current assessment system and take advantage of new ideas and technologies. Use adaptive assessment.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s online assessment, practice, and instruction for K-6 students with a tagline: Curiously fun, amazingly effective, refreshingly affordable. Education Galaxy provides online assessment, practice, and instruction in a highly engaging environment for students.

Text Choice Helped Boost This District’s Literacy Success—and Empower Students


After an initial reading assessment, learners read texts that automatically adjust depth, pace and difficulty to an individual’s vocabulary, comprehension and fluency levels. Lindsay Unified School District Case Study. Also, the analytics you get from the assessments kids take for placement are really comprehensive. Education Technology Arts and Humanities Literacy Personalized Learning Assessments English Language Learning STEM Digital and Media Literacy

League Districts Take on Major Challenges Together

Digital Promise

Digital Promise has launched five Challenge Collaboratives centered on Challenge Map topics: Real World Learning, Assessment Data Interoperability, Computational Thinking Pathways, OER Deeper Learning for NGSS, and Computational Thinking for NGSS.

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Learning by Design: How Design Tech High School Uses Research

Digital Promise

You can also watch the video and download the case study. As a next step, consider forming an ongoing partnership for help assessing the effectiveness of new practices.

When His Roster Outgrew His Classroom, This Prof Mastered Modular Online Curriculum


In this system, students choose from a menu of content delivery options (textbook, downloadable study guides, lectures) and interaction options (in-person or online). In 2013, he documented the experience in a case study in the Atlantic Marketing Journal, titled “ Operating a Very Large-Section, Hybrid Principles of Marketing Class at a Public University: Lessons Learned over Ten Years.” At the end of the day, students assess how they did and adjust accordingly.

The Art and Science of Learning: How New Mexico School for the Arts Uses Research

Digital Promise

You can also watch the video and download the case study. Use informal conversations and observations, or more formal student surveys and assessment data, to conduct small-scale research projects to help you make evidence-based decisions.

If We Do It Right, Teachers Plus Technology Can Free Educators to Focus More on Students

The Christensen Institute

The report’s case study of elementary education teachers points to an automation trend that could be a good thing for teachers and students.

How Cohorts Drive Maker Learning Growth Opportunities

Digital Promise

Find valuable resources, including decision-making tools and powerful case studies, within the Digital Promise Maker Learning Leadership Framework.

How AR and VR Can Inspire Innovation—and Boost College and Career Readiness


Research and Case Studies About Using VR and AR in Education. If we look at the four schools and how they're performing on the NWEA assessment in science, we see that these schools are very easily on pace with or outpacing the national average in the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades. VR Automotive Expert Career & TechnicalA 3D interactive study guide for automotive training.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

Assess Your School or District Mark Wise told me about how they assess their entire district with a massive project for eighth-graders. Then we use that data to then inform our other programs and our other types of assessments to see how we can improve those.

How One Student Email Could Have Been Life-Changing

Gaggle Speaks

Without hesitation and regardless of the time of day, our team quickly notified Robert, the lead Gaggle emergency contact at Hesperia Unified and the district’s Director of Secondary Education, Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, and administrators at the student’s high school.

How To Elevate Case-Based Teaching Strategies

Omega Notes

Case-based learning provides several important benefits to students. It does require significant preparation on the part of the teacher and the students and it can be hard to encourage, let alone assess, student participation and performance.

Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom


Having students self-assess their work or assess their peers as well, will increase the understanding they have of their achievements and setbacks. 3 Awesome PBL case studies. Look around you!

Family Literacy: Four Steps to Leverage Technology for Even Greater Impact

Digital Promise

To better understand how technology can further these family literacy goals, we produced case studies on two family literacy programs that are using technology in different ways. adults study English, digital literacy, and parenting, while their children also attend classes. These case studies highlighted two very different programs. Step 2: Assess the Parents’ Learning Needs.

Valuing Professional Learning through Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

By articulating a specific research-backed skill and assessing evidence of that skill in practice, micro-credentials can transform a district’s culture of professional learning.

How This University Fellow Makes Learning Meaningful by Connecting It To Real Life


In higher education today, learning activities focus on challenging students throughout their studies—enabling them to acquire the knowledge, skills and attributes that will equip them for a rapidly changing and complex world and ensure they have the confidence to thrive as global citizens in the 21st century. I created a case study that illustrates how the same chemistry concepts that my students are learning play a fundamental role in identifying the ingredients of newly-created drugs.

Four innovative staffing takeaways from personalized learning schools

The Christensen Institute

For the better part of the past year, the Christensen Institute has worked in collaboration with Public Impact , a national education policy and management consulting firm, to study how schools are implementing innovative staffing models in conjunction with blended learning to personalize instruction and improve student achievement. We are excited to share our first set of case studies on these schools.