7 digital portfolio guidelines for outstanding learning performance

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It is no secret that teachers also need better ways to evaluate student learning, including qualitative assessment methods. They are also excellent assessment tools for implementing a personalized learning approach since students are encouraged to use their talents to create original content.

12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning

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Assessing student learning used to be as simple as giving a test that consisted of multiple choice, True/False, short answer, and/or essay. The uniting characteristics are that all assess: what’s been learned. Self-assessment.

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Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials

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After a year of collaborative development, we are excited to announce the release of the Design, Assessment, and Implementation Principles for Educator Micro-credentials. Issuers: Use these principles to design and assess your micro-credential content.

169 Tech Tip #151: 8 Popular Year-long Assessments

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Today’s tip: #151–8 Popular Year-long Assessments. Category: ASSESSMENTS. Teach students the correct way to keyboard (posture, habits, hand position–that sort; there are general guidelines in the inset and detailed information in this keyboarding curriculum ).

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

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Here are three general guidelines: The app must improve outcomes. It improves close reading, assesses understanding, is intuitive to roll out and use, and does much more than replace something you already have. More about assessments. 12 Fresh Ways to Assess Student Learning.

Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments

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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. The post Strategies for Surviving All Types of Assessments appeared first on edWeb. edWeb Blog assessment student assessment

6 Unbeatable Ways To Spot High Quality Open Education Resources (OER)

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Since OER came onto the map in the early 2000s, the pool of available resources has grown into a vast ocean. With a typical search engine, it’s easy to find a long list of resources for any topic we can think of. Before we adapt any resources, we need to determine their license.

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Assessing Teaching: A Curriculum Theory Approach

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I’ve been thinking a lot this past semester about how we assess teaching, for various reasons. Someone with a curriculum as content perspective would probably opt to assess teaching by: Looking at someone’s syllabus. What are some other institutional ways of assessing teaching?

Exploring Learner Profiles: Resources, Examples, and Questions to Consider

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While next-generation assessments and instructional data can help educators gain a deeper understanding of students, the sheer amount of information available can prove challenging. Below are key resources, practical examples, and questions to consider when creating learner profiles.

What is Standards-based Grading?

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This means students have clear guidelines for how to define success over time, making it easy for all stakeholders in a student’s learning to determine if they are accomplishing what must be done for college and career. Three resources .

How Tech Can Engage Students, Simplify the School Day and Save Time for Teachers

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According to national social studies teacher education guidelines , infusing technology into instruction should: Extend learning beyond what could be done without technology. I used it for formative assessment so I could plan my next moves and understand where my students were daily.

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Building a PBL Environment

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Rather than a daily quiz, create a formative assessment that can be submitted asynchronously when a student finishes a component of the assignment. Seesaw also functions as a great tool to collect formative assessment ands includes the ability to record and share video reponses.

Support English Learners with Micro-credentials from Digital Promise

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Digital devices, be they iPads, laptops, Chromebooks, Macs, or PCs, give students access to endless amounts of web-based resources for research, inquiry, collaboration, sharing, and more. They learn these topics and then demonstrate competency via varied forms of assessment. .

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

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One of the major new commitments from the Office of Educational Technology for Future Ready moving into 2016 will be a set of professional learning resources to help district superintendents and their principals and teachers most effectively transition to digital learning. The main feature of this resource is a personalized playlist of bite-sized videos that will focus on the specific needs of a district. Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan.

A Back-to-School, Personalized Learning Toolkit

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Inspiring stories are most effective when paired with practical resources. More from Edmentum If you're looking for more personalized learning programs, check out Edmentum's full suite of K-12 evidence-based assessments and digital curriculum and see why almost a million educators in the U.S.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

One of the major new commitments from the Office of Educational Technology for Future Ready moving into 2016 will be a set of professional learning resources to help district superintendents and their principals and teachers most effectively transition to digital learning. The main feature of this resource is a personalized playlist of bite-sized videos that will focus on the specific needs of a district. Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan.

New Posted Resources 11/14/2011

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3 Ways To Combat Recipe Learning

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I hadn’t designed an effective summative assessment. They want to have the guidelines. Check out their resource section for example problems, assessment ideas and project guides. Formative assessments come in all forms. formative assessment learning PBL

Three Ways to Support Educators Who Hate to Teach Writing

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I believe the first step in building better writers has to be getting kids to start enjoying the process but teachers often don’t have enough time to create all the resources necessary to do this themselves. Teachers often have multiple professional development sessions and resources to support instruction for reading and math. This can be a big relief to teachers who struggle to create student-friendly guidelines around grading expectations.

The 4-Letter Word You Need to Know—and How Teachers and Administrators Can Embrace Data Literacy

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It is difficult for teachers to really understand what data to act on and how assessment results should change their daily practice. Principles such as there should be data from multiple sources and data is only as good as the instrument or assessment from which it is derived. An ideal data literacy program provides teachers with tools to organize their data and guidelines on how to understand and analyze it to help teachers make the connection of the data to their practice.

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?A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER

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Adoption of digital learning resources is taking hold in schools and districts across the United States. As momentum for digital learning builds, some districts—80 percent according to the 2017 Consortium for School Networking’s (CoSN) K12 IT Leadership Survey Report —are using open educational resources (OER), which the U.S. Once you’ve defined your first program, the next step should be to assess technology infrastructure.

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Demonstrating the Impact of Powerful Learning: HP Teaching Fellows and Micro-credentials

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These educators demonstrate the Powerful Learning principles, which are a set of guidelines that support educators in designing learning experiences to engage the hearts and minds of learners.

Learning in the Making: The Role of the Educator as a Maker Educator

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I have been working with ASCD for the past few years to publish my book, Learning in the Making: How to Plan, Execute, and Assess Powerful Makerspace Lessons. What resources can I use to help me with my project? Online resources like YouTube tutorials? Resource Provider.

Peer Feedback That Works

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Assessing student learning traditionally is accomplished with tests. And unless assessments are frequent, it’s easy to miss the student who is lost or just doesn’t get it. Create a rubric that students will use to assess classmates.

Help Your Kids Spend Screen Time Wisely

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The assessment redefined “screen time” as the use of digital media exclusively for entertainment. The new guidelines are as follows: 18 months and younger : no screen time. The following are fun resources for quality, engaging, and educational online content: Common Sense Media.

How One Educator Found Work-Life Balance By Teaching Online—From Her Living Room

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There you're trying to meet the needs of everyone in the classroom and meet guidelines and expectations, and you want to have high test scores. I get to joke and play, and share files and resources with teachers from all over the world. Education Technology Professional Development Learning Strategies STEM Education Assessment Driven Curriculum Fully-Online School Online Tutoring

Subscriber Special: July

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

5 keys to making the best staff selection

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For this reason, it’s advisable not to rush to close an agreement and instead follow a series of guidelines to ensure that the hiring is positive for both parties. To ensure that you achieve the best possible hiring outcomes, we offer the following guidelines: 1.

How Behaviorism Can Turn Your Classroom Around

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It establishes boundaries for students, provides expectations that they can rely on, and offers a reliable way to self-assess student achievement of class goals: According to Skinner, behavior is a learned response reinforced by the consequences resulting from that behavior.

Subscriber Special: Group PD at a great price

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Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker. Assessment is project-based so be prepared to be fully-involved and an eager risk-taker.

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10 Ways to Use Twitter in Class

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With the not-so-recent addition of audio and video files (easily embedded from sites like Instagram and Periscope ), educators can easily use it as a student-friendly approach to everything from assessment to sharing notes. Formative assessment.

Going off road

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As a result, my teaching is now more responsive than it was when I was less experienced, and used strict frameworks and defined resources to conduct my lessons. Ultimately, it should also embrace assessment of learning. Veering off the beaten track is something I often do.

How Inquiry-Based Teaching Improves Student Research Skills: Simplifying Approaches to Teaching & Learning Series (Part 1)

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These approaches and tools, intrinsically linked with the IB learner profile attributes, enhance student learning and assist student preparation for DP assessment and beyond” (IBO, 2015). How can we go from IB guidelines to every-day practices? Support students in assessing resources.

How to Blend DoK into Lesson Plans without a Comprehensive Rewrite

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With that in mind, here are seven steps to transform your current lesson plan into one aligned with DoK guidelines: Definitely, notice which standards your lessons meet, be it CCSS, IB, or your state standards, but also evaluate where it falls in the four levels of Depth of Knowledge.

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Piece by piece

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The box top image is a little like a curriculum map in education, where the subjects or the schemes of work are described, and teachers are expected to use it as guidelines to deliver content and facilitate experiences that help the students to achieve their learning outcomes.