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?” Why assess it? What to look for in assessment tools.

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!

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Designing, Assessing, and Implementing Educator Micro-credentials

Digital Promise

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.

GradeCam: The Teacher’s Friend for Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

It will also help you with both formative and summative assessments, and it will enter your grades into any electronic grade book directly from GradeCam. Simple Assessments of All Kinds. First, let’s look at the ways you can use GradeCam for assessments. Setting up assessments is fast and easy. There are many types of assessments in GradeCam including handwritten numeric. One of the advantages of GradeCam is the quick feedback that you get for your assessments.

Asking the Right Questions About Mobile Learning

A Principal's Reflections

As of late I have been engaged in a great amount of work either assisting districts and schools as they begin to implement mobile learning ( 1:1, BYOD ) or helping them get their programs on track. The success of mobile learning relies on proper planning, reflection, and evaluation to improve. Has staff been trained in digital pedagogy (lesson/project design, assessment, etc.)? Determine where you want to be and how you are going to get there with your mobile initiative.

Two new reports shed new light on social networks to support social mobility

The Christensen Institute

Frimpong and his colleagues from Brookings published what was really a first of its kind study, titled How We Rise , on how social networks impact economic mobility in 4 cities across the United States – Charlotte, Racine, San Francisco, Washington D.C.

Assessment and Mobile Learning Questions

Education with Technology

Here are some questions about assessment and mobile learning to think about as you plan for your mobile learning. Who/ What will assess the students’ mobile learning? A) the same mobile app that the student worked on. B) a different mobile app. E) the teacher assesses the students’ paper, presentation or project that incorporates learning from the mobile device. assesses the learning. Will the assessment be?

Implementing Mobile Devices With a Focus on Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Mobile learning provides enhanced collaboration among learners, access to information, and a deeper contextualization of learning. Hypothetically, effective mobile learning can empower learners by enabling them to better assess and select relevant information, redefine their goals, and reconsider their understanding of concepts within a shifting and growing frame of reference (the information context).” — Marguerite L. A model for framing mobile learning.

Assessments don’t always translate outside the classroom, but students’ networks do

The Christensen Institute

For students with dreams for social and economic mobility, academic achievement is only part of the story. . For students with dreams for social and economic mobility, academic achievement is only part of the story. Before COVID, an “ epidemic of untapped potential ” was emerging.

A Practical Way to Increase Access to Mobile Technology Regardless of Age

A Principal's Reflections

However, if a well-designed assessment is in place, then the natural course of action is to allow learners to select the best tool for the task. Even though the cost of mobile devices has gone down, considerable purchasing challenges persist. Regardless of your position, think about reaching out to your family and friends to acquire mobile devices before they are ready to upgrade. For more mobile learning resources check out this Pinterest board.

Why students’ ability to mobilize relationships is an essential back-to-classroom competency

The Christensen Institute

To ensure students like Maria are equitably supported for success, her ability to mobilize relationships in service of her needs is essential. . Do students have the skills and mindsets to mobilize diverse relationships to expand their career opportunities?

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning

TeachThought - Learn better.

12 Principles Of Mobile Learning. Mobile Learning is about self-actuated personalization. As learning practices and technology tools change, mobile learning itself will continue to evolve. Technology like tablets PCs, apps, and access to broadband internet are lubricating the shift to mobile learning, but a truly immersive mobile learning environment goes beyond the tools for learning to the lives and communities valued by each individual learner.

Assessment Overhaul: Tools for Rethinking Assessment in the New Year!

EmergingEdTech

Explore 4 Different Web Apps for Assessment in This AppEd Review Roundup! Assessment Free Tools & Resources iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning Resources assessment web apps highly rates assessment apps rubric assessed apps web based assessment apps toolsHappy New Year and welcome to our first RoundUp of 2017. Over the break, we took a bit of time to recharge our batteries and.

Classtime – Immediate Assessment and Feedback on Students’ Understanding

EmergingEdTech

In this video interview, Classtime CEO Valentin Ruest shows us this powerful review and assessment platform. Classtime is a great platform for assessing student understanding on the fly, or for. Assessment iPads and Other Tablet Devices iPhones and Smartphones Mobile Learning ResourcesPlease click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama.

Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Everywhere we go, here and there, people always seem to have a mobile device in their hands, be it a smartphone or a tablet. It’s almost a sin not to own a mobile device. Our mobile devices are online 24/7. Mobile learning of course. Mobile learning is now a movement and it’s not just about picking up a tablet and off you go. Mobile learning is about transforming how everyone can access shared knowledge and resources.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

Fortunately for me I have already begun to work with my staff and students to transform the teaching and learning culture at New Milford HS as it pertains to cell phones as mobile learning devices. The knowledge that I have acquired from my Personal Learning Network (PLN) provided me with the ideas and strategies to utilize student cell phones as mobile learning devices. Here are some other tools that educators can use with mobile learning devices: Celly Remind Let''s Go Vote Pulse.to

Assessing the evidence for edtech

Ed Tech Now

The widespread criticisms of the recent LSE and OECD reports are poorly founded and do nothing but undermine the argument for serious edtech Continue reading → Academic research BYOD edtech education technology Louis-Philippe Beland LSE mobile phones in schools PISA Richard Murphy

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. in School Counseling Program, Freed-Hardeman University, TN, lays out strategies and ground rules for what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to assessments. He retired from Mobile County Public School System in December 2005. edWeb Blog assessment student assessment

The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology

Edutopia

Reshan Richards Formative Assessment To assess your students'' ongoing awareness of what and how they''re learning, consider using cameras, screenshots, video, and screencasting as everyday classroom tools

Verizon Mobile Learning Academy

The Mobile Native

New National Research Indicates Teacher Professional Development Program to Integrate Mobile Technology May Have Positive Impact on Students’ Standardized Math Test Scores Verizon, the Program’s Creator, and its partner, International Society for Technology in Education, to Launch Verizon Mobile Learning Academy to Train More Teachers Nationwide NEW CARROLLTON, Md. – ISTE Mobile Learning

How to create Tests and Assessments on WizIQ

EmergingEdTech

Administrative Solutions Assessment Mobile Learning ResourcesThe WizIQ Virtual Classroom and LMS software has been a part of the Ed Tech space for nearly a decade. There are six essential features of the product which are as follows: Virtual Classroom –. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

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Try these great digital strategies for assessment

eSchool News

Educators can make their instruction more effective and provide practice linked directly to progress monitoring and formative assessment results using a number of free digital tools. Related content: 5 assessment trends to track this year.

3 must-haves for a mobile learning environment

eSchool News

In the past three years, our attendance rates have increased, along with our assessment scores in grades 3 through 8. Featured on eSchool News IT Management mobile environment Mobile LearningGary Lambert: Wi-fi at home and on the bus. Beekmantown (NY) Central School District, a rural district of 2,070 students, was on a mission to be the most progressive educational institution in the area.

Otus - LMS, Data Management and Assessment Management, all in one easy-to-use product

Educational Technology Guy

It combines the best features of a learning management system, assessment management and data management into one. It provides powerful assessment options to support every subject, grade level, and pedagogical method. And has a mobile app for educators, students and families. assessment data learning management system lmsOtus is an interesting product, created by educators.

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The Road to Invisible Assessment

Edsurge

Are great teaching and assessment fundamentally at odds? One might think so because, unfortunately, the words “test” and “assessment” are often used interchangeably. Yet somehow assessment evokes a more positive reaction. Done well, assessment is ongoing, constant and invisible. Ten years ago, invisible assessment was a concept long on potential but limited by the realities of the classroom. But little by little, invisible assessment is becoming a reality.

Riverside Insights Launches Battelle Early Childhood Assessment with Updated Data Validity

eSchool News

This makes the BDI-3 the most comprehensive early childhood assessment on the market. The new Riverside Score platform offers digital access to make administering and scoring assessments faster and easier. Scoring and reporting can now be done on paper, online, or using the mobile app.

Mobile Learning and the Common Core

The Mobile Native

Common Core: Assessments 5. Common Core Mobile Learning Here are some links to get ready for the Common Core: 1. 5 Apps to Help Teachers & Students Adjust to the C.C. 55 Resources for meeting the Common Core 3. 3 Tools to Tackle Common Core Math Standards 4. Common Core Math 6. 11 Tech Tools to Teach the Common Core 7. 3 Useful Web Tools That Meet Common Core Standards 8. Common Core State Standards Initiative.

Evaluating authentic mobile apps for learning

Nik Peachey

Check out my ebook As a result of that workshop and the research that developed from it I've now developed this list of criteria for evaluating mobile apps for educational purposes. Will it work across all / most mobile platforms and also work within a desktop web browser? The safest way to ensure this is to check to see if the app also has a browser based version, so that students without up-to-date mobile devices will still be able to participate.

3 digital strategies to help with assessment

eSchool News

Educators can make their instruction more effective and provide practice linked directly to progress monitoring and formative assessment results using a number of free digital tools. Related content: 5 assessment trends to track this year.

Awareness, Assessment, and Access: Improving Adult Digital Literacy

Digital Promise

Assessment. This is not the case when assessing its students’ digital literacy levels. Tashjian and her staff offer mixed-level classes for now, but the educators must spend more time assessing the needs their students have as they walk in the door. Mobile Beacon recently started a program with the New York Public Library System to do that with its patrons, and Tashjian hopes to bring a similar program to Rhode Island.

8 informal assessments to pinpoint what your students need

eSchool News

The great thing about informal assessments is they help us gauge students’ understanding during the learning process instead of after. Informal assessment also changes teachers’ relationship to student learning. Through informal assessment, a teacher becomes a guide throughout the learning process, rather than the judge of the student’s final product. Here are eight everyday informal assessment practices to get you started.

Considering Home Learning When Doing Mobile

Education with Technology

Many schools are going mobile or one-to-one. Schools sometimes make decisions without thinking about the full consequences such as mobile and home learning. If schools supply mobile devices to the students, do the students take the mobile devices home? If students do not take the mobile device home, then mobile is only considered an in-school learning tool. Teachers cannot assign at home mobile work.

WiFi Minute: Wireless LAN Assessments VS Performance Assessments [VIDEO]

SecurEdge

In this week's episode, we explain the differences between wireless LAN assessments and performance assessments so you can get the most out of your wireless system. Healthcare Hospitality K-12 Education Higher Education Retail Industrial Mobility Video Consideration Stage SMB WiFi MinuteFor most businesses, troubleshooting wifi problems is something you can't afford to deal with. Any amount of downtime or slow performance is costly in time, money and reputation.

How we reduced mobility and improved outcomes in low-performing schools

eSchool News

With high poverty and high mobility, finding solutions to address the needs of this community required out-of-the-box thinking, good data, and community support. Solution: Rapides Parish identified 12 buildings and roughly 10,000 students that were in a high-mobility, high economically disadvantaged area. The Parish broadened the attendance zones, made each building grade-specific to reduce disruption and mobility, and created community zones.