Assessing Maker Education Projects

User Generated Education

Institutionalized education has given assessment a bad reputation; often leaves a sour taste in the mouths of many teachers, students, and laypeople. Educators should be clear about why they include assessment in their instruction; be strategic and intentional in its use.

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. From routine to celebrations, we talk about how to start the day well in special education classrooms. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

Due to Coronavirus, many schools are moving online, and teaching through Zoom meetings. The value of Zoom meetings is that the educator can create synchronous interactive conversations and activities. My goal is to have all my students actively engaged throughout the meeting.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Sean Nank’s research shows that the single biggest method for improving learning with iPads is to use online formative assessments. However, his formative assessments have a twist — students are all answering DIFFERENT math questions. Meet Next Generation Science Standards.

10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Screencastify and Screencasting for Formative Assessment (a sponsored post) From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Screencasting is a useful assessment tool. In this blog post, I’ll share how I use screencasting to assess student work.

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.

7 Assessment Tips and Tools to Know What Your Students Are Really Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

An Every Classroom Matters Episode with Garnet Hillman. Assessment coach Garnett Hillman helps us understand how our assessments need to change. (We We learn the tools and tips to help us with assessments. Why should formative assessments be more reflective ?

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

Ask a Tech Teacher

assesses student learning (both formative and summative). It should be non-intimidating, non-threatening, even non-geeky, so stakeholders feel as comfortable as they would in a physical classroom. allows for co-teaching in a classroom (an arrangement that is growing in popularity).

LMS 410

Assessments in higher education

Linways Technologies

What is an Assessment. Assessment, is a series of measurements that uses various methods and techniques, to collect data on student learning in order to refine teaching programs and improve student learning capabilities. Outcome Based Education is the foundation of assessments.

A Free, Downloadable ‘Assessment For Learning’ Prompt sheet.

EdTech4Beginners

Assessment for Learning (AfL) is the process of finding out how much progress students have made in their learning and then planning next steps for them. You can freely download, share or print the PDF: Assessment For Learning .

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. How the District Uses This Project to Assess Itself. Let me just challenge you, “How are you assessing your district?

Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

edWeb.net

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.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response.

150+ Digital Activities for the K-2 Classroom Inside One Simple App

The CoolCatTeacher

Digital Learning Collection has over 150 apps for kindergarten to second-grade classrooms. The Really Good Stuff team has curated the best apps in education for the K-2 to classroom — all in one place. Apps are organized in seven categories of classroom content.

How To 428

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

Ask a Tech Teacher

For over a decade, teachers have considered it “good enough” to meet those first levels — like rote drills to replace worksheets. It improves close reading, assesses understanding, is intuitive to roll out and use, and does much more than replace something you already have.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

edWeb.net

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. Classroom Prep. The post Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments appeared first on edWeb.

Inquiry-Based Learning in the History Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Josh Eby shares how he uses inquiry-based learning in his history classroom. He also discusses how he’s become a better teacher after returning to the classroom after 12 years in administration and why it was one of the best decisions he’s ever made.

Assessing Students Over Time and Also Saving Teachers’ Time

edWeb.net

Now educators can make their instruction more effective and provide practice linked directly to progress monitoring and formative assessment results using free digital tools from Microsoft. The post Assessing Students Over Time and Also Saving Teachers’ Time appeared first on edWeb.

The key to rigorous online assessments

The Christensen Institute

Although online-learning software can be a powerful enabler of personalized learning, many educators struggle with what they see as learning software’s limited ability to provide rigorous assessment and feedback. Currently, teacher-created assessments are by far the most common instruments for measuring students’ learning and providing feedback on a day-to-day basis. Recognizing the cost of human-graded assessment.

MC Assessment = Meta Cognitive Assessment

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

The students should be stakeholders in their education and have accountability, responsibility, and be actively engaged in and out of the classroom. Despite criticism, a traditional well-written multiple choice assessment can be a valid assessment tool ( I''m bracing for rebuttals ).

5 Fantastic Peer Feedback Strategies for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Today, Starr Sackstein @mssackstein shares 5 feedback strategies to supercharge your writing instruction and classroom culture. We are also hosting a giveaway contest with her book on assessment. Peer Feedback in the Classroom Book Giveaway.

Tips for Evaluating and Implementing Formative Assessments

N2Y

As teachers, we strive to help all of our students meet learning goals and expectations. This periodic checking, or assessing, for learning is called formative assessment. Evaluate Your Current Assessment Practices. How to Maximize Assessment Impact.

3 Favorite Classroom Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s an excellent collection of great apps for your classroom — to cover writing, research, and assessment. Storyboard That is a great approach to learning, meeting students smack in the center of their love of comics (think: the comification of education ).

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Flipping Awesome Physics with an Asynchronous Flipped Gameful Mastery Learning Classroom. Now, Jon, you have recently implemented an asynchronous, flipped, gameful, mastery learning classroom. That’s the basic idea of a flipped classroom.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

How School Boards See and Assess Input on Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

At a school board meeting, she showed them — using PVC pipes — how the network was no longer able to support the district’s 90 schools and 58,000 devices and connections. “It Ultimately, school boards make decisions on how to best allocate funds to meet students’ needs and enhance learning.

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments. As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth. .

Data 165