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Formative Assessment is Key to Being Responsive

Catlin Tucker

We must collect formative assessment data in each lesson to understand our students’ progress and respond to their needs. Formative assessment is a process of gathering information about students’ understanding and their progress toward firm standards-aligned learning goals. Check for understanding.

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Shift to Self-assessment

Catlin Tucker

Who decided that grading and assessment should be the exclusive responsibility of teachers? Why do we sideline students when it comes to assessment? Self-assessment is a powerful strategy that encourages students to become more invested in their learning journeys.

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Pre-assessment is Key to Designing with Intention

Catlin Tucker

This inquiry always prompts me to reflect: How many educators gather pre-assessment data before crafting their lesson plans? Such preliminary insights, whether through pre-assessments, diagnostics, or activities aimed at accessing prior knowledge, can illuminate the diverse range of skills, abilities, and needs within a classroom.

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How Our Silenced Assessment Ancestors Can Guide Systems Wide Change

Digital Promise

Culturally responsive assessments in education are crucial for acknowledging and honoring students' diverse cultural contexts

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How Formative Assessment Supports the Learning Journey

Speaker: Todd Theobald, Noel Gomez, Marcus Painter

Join educators and assessment experts as they discuss the role of formative assessment in student learning, how formative practices can guide the teaching and learning cycle, and the positive impact assessment can make on your classroom. Using assessment data to make informed decisions about instructional strategies.

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How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” How do I assess faculty digital literacy so I can teach them what they don’t know?” Today, I want to focus on the need to assess digital literacy and what tools are available to do this. Why assess it?

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Assessment Culture: What It Is and Why It Matters

Edsurge

In the post-COVID pandemic educational setting, assessment offers ways to gain crucial insights into student thinking and learning and the areas requiring support for progress toward learning goals. The first step is to consider the idea of school culture and how it underpins the related concept of assessment culture.

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The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on the EdTech Industry: Assessing the Influence

AI-powered tools like virtual assistants and chatbots provide instant guidance and support, while data analytics offer valuable insights for educators and administrators.

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6 Strategies for Using Actionable Data to Impact Student Success

Educators need effective tools to drive student success. The trend to use actionable, comprehensive data—like attendance, assessments, grades, and more—is an effective way to give teachers the visibility they need to make a difference.

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Can Brain Science Actually Help Make Your Training & Teaching Stick?

Speaker: Andrew Cohen, Founder & CEO of Brainscape

Whether you are an L&D expert, an educator, or an administrator, and regardless of the school or professional demographic you're targeting, your students and trainees will see immediate benefits!