Draw, choose, write or say: Fantastic formative assessments

Ditch That Textbook

Formative assessment can be fantastic! Here are options for letting students draw, choose, write and say as a formative assessment tool.Formative assessment can be drudgery. formative assessment can be fantastic.Teachers use formative assessments to […].

How to Assess Digital Literacy

Ask a Tech Teacher

On my blog, Ask a Tech Teacher , I run a column called Dear Otto where I answer teacher questions about how to integrate technology into their classes. Of late, the most common question is, “How to I assess student digital literacy?” Why assess it?

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Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ongoing assessment is necessary for student success. These assessments provide data on our learners’ progress and knowledge of the content. Below is a list of free web tools and apps to quickly assess your students on a regular basis. Formative Assessment Tools and Apps.

Building Traditional & Creative Assessments with Google Workspace for Education

EdTechTeacher

Assessment practices have changed and evolved over time, and access to technology has changed how teachers can assess student understanding. In lieu of simply considering “assessment OF learning,” educators can now consider assessment AS learning.

Formative Assessment During #RemoteLearning

The Web20Classroom

In an ongoing effort to support Educators during the COVID-19 Pandemic Shaelynn Farnsworth and I continue to look for ways to use research-based instruction during remote, hybrid or face-to-face instruction. What Is Formative Assessment- There are many ways to describe formative assessment.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to reflect on the way they assess their students for Goal 17: Re-evaluate Value. Assessment shouldn’t make students feel like quitting. Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more!

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. How does it fit inside the higher education system.

Assessment Trends In Education: A Shift To Assessment For Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

Assessment Trends In Education: A Shift To Assessment For Learning. Throughout the K-12 learning landscape, assessment practices are changing to embrace assessment for learning, not assessment of learning. A continued shift towards formative assessment.

Curriculum-based Assessments–A Powerful Diagnostic Tool

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Curriculum-Based Assessment (CBA), often equated with Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM), is any form of assessment that measures progress toward fulfillment of a stated curriculum. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years.

Formative Assessment Tools and Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ongoing assessment is necessary for student success. These assessments provide data on our learners’ progress and knowledge of the content. Below is a list of free web tools and apps to quickly assess your students on a regular basis. Formative Assessment Tools and Apps.

7 Ways To Use Technology For Exam Prep

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As an educator, I’m always looking for new and innovative ways to help my students prepare for exams. And when it comes to exam prep, there’s no reason you can’t use technology to make the process more engaging for your students. Study assessments

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Assessments have become a critical piece to education reform. To prepare students well for college and career means they must deeply learn the material and its application to their lives and future learning.That means assessing student knowledge authentically and accountably. Good assessments should verify: that students have unpacked a lesson and applied it rigorously. A well-formed assessment achieves these six characteristics constructively.

Districts Should Find New Ways to Assess Learning

EdNews Daily

Instead, the combination of the Delta variant and back-to-school means educators and administrators are finding themselves in a state of flux. The post Districts Should Find New Ways to Assess Learning first appeared on EdNews Daily.

How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

ViewSonic Education

Quick Take: Overview of educational assessment tools focusing on Summative assessment and Formative assessment. A comparison of summative assessment and formative assessment. The main components of being an educator are preparation, teaching, and assessment. Today we will dive in deeper into the discussion of educational assessment. How to explain summative assessment. An example of summative assessment.

Communication: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

It is filled with thoughts on Student Communication Skills including “I can” statement(s), classroom attributes, and assessment rubrics. Communication: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education. Make assessment of Communication an ongoing effort.

My article for the TES: How to… Use technology to support assessment.

EdTech4Beginners

I recently wrote an article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES). It was about ways tech tools can support assessment in the classroom. Have you got any other tech tools which help when assessing pupils? Tagged: apps , assessment , edtech , education , tech , technology. education apps assessment edtech tech technologyRead the full article by clicking here. Leave a comment below.

How to Assess with Respect with Starr Sackstein

The CoolCatTeacher

Assessment is part of what teachers have to do in school. Although it is required, we teachers can make sure we assess with respect. Listen to Starr Sackstein share how to assess with respect. Although it is required, we teachers can make sure we assess with respect.

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How Today's Education Crisis May Improve Tomorrow's Assessments

Edsurge

They come from different education and career backgrounds, and they work in distant divisions at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Assessments have long played a central role in traditional education, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for smarter, faster and more seamless options.

A definitive blog about assessments in online education

Linways Technologies

What is an Assessment. Assessment is a series of measurements that use various methods and techniques, to collect data on student learning in order to refine teaching programs and improve student learning capabilities. How does it fit inside the higher education system.

Podcast: Becoming Human Using Assessment Data

EdNews Daily

In this episode of the EduJedi Report Podcast, you’ll hear how to bring back meaning to assessments through new skills in data and logic that work even in distance learning scenarios. The post Podcast: Becoming Human Using Assessment Data first appeared on EdNews Daily.

Creativity: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

It provides a perfect time to address the idea of Creativity in education (one of those 4C’s). It is filled with thoughts on Creativity including “I can” statement(s), classroom attributes, and assessment rubrics. Make assessment of Creativity an ongoing effort.

10 useful tools for assessment with tech

Ditch That Textbook

We’re down to the final days of the school year at my school, and many students and teachers have turned their thoughts to assessment. End-of-course assessments. The assessment process can be engaging for students and more [.]. Ed Tech assessment creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education tech tools

20 Sites for Authentic Assessments

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a good collection for both summative and formative assessments: Class badges. Rubrics/Assessments—create–KSchrock. Technology use survey—interactive. More assessment tools: How to Prepare Students for PARCC Tests. 7 Authentic Assessment Tools. Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. Teacher resources Websites assessments Grading automatically w G. Docs–Flubaroo. Hollywood Sq/Jeopardy Templates. Jeopardy Labs.

Collaboration: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Welcome to a series of posts dedicated to 21st skills and assessment. It seems educators and industry are all talking about the importance of student collaboration, but how are we facilitating and assessing this skill. Collaboration: Facilitating and Assessing the 21st Century Skills in Education. Provides an avenue for teacher to listen and assess learning. Let’s take a look at how, we as educators, can do this.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my book, The 30 Goals Challenge for Teachers , I encourage teachers to reflect on the way they assess their students for Goal 17: Re-evaluate Value. Assessment shouldn’t make students feel like quitting. Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more!

Pedagogy first, technology second – the key to successful hybrid classes

Neo LMS

In today’s heavily technologized world, pedagogy and technology go hand in hand. The Covid-19 pandemic has urged educators worldwide to embrace technology as many of their classes shifted to a fully remote or hybrid environment. Naturally, this posed some challenges for many teachers, especially those who weren’t used to using edtech tools such as a learning management system (LMS ) or a video conferencing platform to deliver educational content.

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Are Interim Assessments Living Up to Their Billing? New Review Aims to Find Out

Marketplace K-12

Interim testing will be the focus of new product reviews by EdReports and the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment. The post Are Interim Assessments Living Up to Their Billing?

An Excellent Formative Assessment Tool for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

is a relatively new formative assessment tool from Kahoot I discovered through a tweet from Lisa Lewis. Formative assessmentWhiteboard.fi The platform allows you to set up a virtual space for your class where everybody.read more.

How to manage assessments in the blended classroom

Neo LMS

Technology is part of our daily lives. Schools have taken big steps towards using online resources and tools, but we can expect online learning to have a more important role in students’ education due to the pandemic. However, summative assessments offer a limited perspective.

12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

Assessing student learning used to be as simple as giving a test that consisted of multiple choice, True/False, short answer, and/or essay. Educators have come to realize that there are lots of reasons why a test score doesn’t reflect student knowledge. Maybe the student had a bad day; maybe s/he isn’t good at memorizing (and the test was mostly memorized facts); maybe education researchers are right that doing well on tests isn’t a predictor of student success.

169 Tech Tips #160–14 Assessment Strategies

Ask a Tech Teacher

In these 169 tech-centric situations, you get an overview of pedagogy—the tech topics most important to your teaching—as well as practical strategies to address most classroom tech situations, how to scaffold these to learning, and where they provide the subtext to so many daily tech-infused education. Today’s tip: #160–14 Assessment Strategies. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Does student [whichever Common Core Standard is being taught with technology.

Another Excellent Formative Assessment Tool for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Spiral is a great formative assessment tool to use in your instruction. Formative assessmentThe tool, brought to my attention by a tween from Megan Mongelli, is a simple and easy to use and does not require any.read more.

Draw, choose, write or say: Fantastic formative assessments

Ditch That Textbook

Formative assessment can be drudgery. Or formative assessment can be fantastic. Teachers use formative assessments to get the pulse of the class, to see how students are progressing. When used correctly, formative assessments let [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology formative assessment gafe Google AppsWhen students are doing the same quizzes and the same practice questions all day long, it can be less than stimulating.

How to Assess Learning in a Pandemic

Edsurge

Even during the pandemic’s early days, some professors decided to toss out their grade books , figuring that high-stress assessments weren’t appropriate given the uncertain circumstances, which saw students sent away from campuses, sometimes without tech tools or internet access.

Using an Assessment Platform: Lessons from the Trenches

edWeb.net

Technology and assessments seem like natural partners—after all, the goal of assessments is to collect data on student progress. In other words, if every educator is using the program, then every educator should be able to access and use the base functions of the platform.

Teacher tricks: Grading & assessment

Neo LMS

Welcome to the third and final post in this series focusing on teacher workload, and how technology can assist teachers with the three greatest time heavy activities. Today we’ll look at grading and assessment, and how technology can assist teachers to streamline the process, as well as extract more valuable information on how students are tracking on their learning pathways. Teacher tricks: grading & assessment. Assessments.

Assessing STE(A)M Learning

User Generated Education

In Learning in the Making , I discuss assessment as follows: Educators should be clear about how and why they include assessment in their instruction. Assessment should be about informing learners about their performance so increased learning and future improvements can result.

Assessing the Value of Interactive Whiteboards (IWB's)

A Principal's Reflections

The overhead projector began to fall out of favor in the early 2000s with advances in technology. Display technology has not only evolved over the years, but it has now become much more interactive and less costly.

A new twist on traditional assessments: Ideas you can use

Ditch That Textbook

The metaphors you can use for assessments go on and on. Assessments don’t, however, have to be a formal quiz or test. Assessments can be creative and innovative. […]. DitchBook Twitter chat assessment ditchbook edtech educational technology formative assessment reflection student understanding twitter chatIt can be a measuring stick. A magnifying glass. It’s a glimpse into student understanding.

Next Generation Learning: Assessments

Neo LMS

I have tried to scratch below the NGO-ese in which most of the literature about this educational reform model is written, to really find out what it is, how it is working and for whom. 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.