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What you should know before moving ahead with online assessment

eSchool News

Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? Getting started with online assessments. First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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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. I spoke recently with the principal of a charter middle school that is using blended learning and alternative staffing to try to develop a breakthrough personalized learning model. Recognizing the cost of human-graded assessment.

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Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

edWeb.net

Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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Online assessment: the student voice

Learning with 'e's

Photo by Jason Roswell on unsplash Online learning is becoming increasingly popular and widespread, and is now reaching into compulsory education. It is often characterised as 'testing' to provide a grade, but this would be a restricted view of assessment.

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Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners.

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Preparing Students for Online Assessments with Digital Literacy Skills

edWeb.net

Online assessments are becoming more common, and students who have strong digital literacy skills often score higher on them. Students who lack these skills may not be able to effectively demonstrate mastery of key concepts in math, reading or writing on online assessments.

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Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners.

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6 reasons it’s important to create your own online assessments

eSchool News

Homegrown online assessments prove invaluable to one district. Assessments are critical to our efforts to improve instruction in K-12 education. At Hopewell Valley Regional School District (HVRSD), we began the transition to online assessment more than three years ago.

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9 recommendations for making better use of online assessment tools

FETC Converge

The shift by schools from paper and pencil to online assessment technology has started yielding significant benefits for schools, teachers and students. But school districts continue to struggle trying to harness the full potential of online assessment tools, according to a new report from a consortium of education groups. Uncategorized data collection learning environments online assessment reports resources and tools

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4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom? First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Second, does this online assessment align with the rest of the course curriculum.

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How the advent of Tech-Tools is altering the pedagogy for Teachers?

Think Exam

Technology is emerging as a preferable possibility for elevating the concept of anti-oppressive education that is “multiple approaches to learning that challenge forms of oppression”.

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Quiz building software – A platform to create exclusive Quizzes for your students

Think Exam

Online quiz tool is a remarkable medium to assess the candidate’s aptitude. With such an advent development in innovation we all have been somewhere a part of online test experiencing the ease of its features.

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5 Ways to convert conventional classrooms into high-tech classrooms

Think Exam

When nothing is being left without the influence of technology, then how can we not expect it to get into the main stream of learning too? These days everybody is a tech-geek with mobile phones in their hands and technology based ideas in their mind.

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What model of Blended Learning should an Educator choose?

Think Exam

Blended or hybrid learning are the terms given to the new age classroom education that hasn’t lost the importance of conventional methods but only made it more enhanced with the integration of technology. The post What model of Blended Learning should an Educator choose?

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20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Shake Up Learning community is always chatting and sharing digital tools and lesson ideas for the K12 classroom. 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom. (in

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Examtime online learning tools are now GoConqr

Educational Technology Guy

>> I wrote about Examtime and their free, online learning tools back in February. It is a free set of learning tools that allow students to generate their own learning resources. View, discover and share great learning resources on the go.

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ExamTime - free online learning tools

Educational Technology Guy

ExamTime is a free set of learning tools that allow students to generate their own learning resources. Students can create, discover and share mind maps, quizzes, notes, flashcards and more online with others. There is also an calendar to plan and get organized and they can monitor their progress over time using their own learning resources. The collaborative features also encourage students to work and study with others, helping them learn.

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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.

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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. .

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K-12 Dealmakers to Focus on Adaptive Learning, Assessment, Report Says

Marketplace K-12

Mergers and acquisition opportunities in K-12 will focus on companies that provide adaptive learning and online assessments, according to Berkery Noyes.

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5 assessment trends to track this year

eSchool News

As the new year kicks off, there are a few assessment trends educators will want to track. Some assessment trends might include new perspectives on what it means to gauge student learning, rethinking the value of traditional tests and turning instead to innovative methods.

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Why the nation’s K-12 accountability and assessment system doesn’t make the grade

The Christensen Institute

Two new studies lay bare how the assessment and accountability systems in use throughout the United States shortchange teachers and schools by not presenting accurately what their students know, can do, and have learned in the last year. Otherwise, there isn’t much to be learned.

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Disentangle time from testing

The Christensen Institute

But this polarizing testing debate misses the long-term picture—and in so doing, threatens to derail vitally important innovations in assessments afoot in our country, particularly with the rise of technology in classrooms. Technology actually promises the creation of more humane, transparent, and accurate assessments that are critical to driving dramatically better outcomes for all students. Department of Education to shift to new forms of assessment. Learning should be.

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Online Proctoring is the new Trend

Think Exam

Online proctoring is the face of E-learning process, it is revolutionizing the educational sector in the country. Modern technology and innovations are bringing rapid change as the learning has been perceived until now.

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States assess their readiness for digital learning

eSchool News

Statewide ed-tech inventories are helping state leaders assess their digital learning needs. State leaders were less surprised to learn that, on average, there are only about six devices for every 10 Utah students, or that the wireless infrastructure is not adequate in many schools.

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Next-generation assessment and accountability in Texas

The Christensen Institute

On Thursday, March 19, 2015, the Texas Senate Education Committee held a public hearing for SB 1200 , a bill that would create a commission on next-generation assessments and accountability. In our research on the K–12 education sector, we have found that improving our assessment and accountability systems is central to improving the overall K–12 education system.

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Survey: Educators express concerns over assessments

eSchool News

Quality, cost remain top concerns when it comes to assessments. Assessments are a hot topic in K-12 education — particularly in states that now require school districts to assess students in all subjects, not just those tested by the state. Assessments News

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SETDA Says

1to1 Digital Content E-Rate EETT Equity of Access In the News Interoperability OER Online Assessment Personalized Learning Professional LearningEd Tech Update has the answer… SETDA is excited to share Ed Tech Update. This site and newsletter brings together the largest set of industry. read more.

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In praise of the open-book exam

IT Bill

Whether or not students should be required to take proctored exams in an online course has been debated for as long as there have been online courses and I suspect it will not be resolved anytime soon. Online Learning, 22(1), 131-145.

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Learning management systems 101

Neo LMS

Today we’re going back to the beginning to discuss one of the basics tools in e-learning which is the learning management system, LMS, learning platform or whatever you like to call it. Most schools deploy learning platforms to do the heavy lifting of their e-learning. A learning management system is totally different from the usual school-based learning. The LMS is the bread and butter of e-learning.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

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Learning.com Offers Complimentary Tech Readiness Quiz to Help Educators Assess Students’ Digital Literacy Proficiency

techlearning

This interactive assessment will provide educators with actionable data on how well their students grasp critical digital literacy concepts as outlined in the 2016 ISTE Standards for Students. PORTLAND, Ore.

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5 highlights from this year’s FETC conference

FETC Converge

FETC 2017: Monica Burns shares some of her highlights from the National Future of Education Technology Conference as well as links to extra resources in case you’re interested in learning more about some of her favorite moments from this event. Uncategorized apps digital education FETC Nearpod online assessment Tech Tips

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

Edsurge

all students—not just digital natives—expect learning resources to be rich with animation or digital learning objects that make learning more realistic and relevant. Real world problems are exciting to solve but devilishly hard to assess, especially when there are many students involved. EdSurge: Why is it increasingly important to offer students the opportunity to learn online? Using Digital Tools to Make Learning Fun , by Mark Schneider.

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The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond

Where Learning Clicks

Building digital literacy skills early on helps students curb the digital skills gap when it comes to online assessments, college, and careers. The post The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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