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The Case for Quiet Kids: Helping Introverts Get Heard in the Classroom

Edsurge

or my mother’s personal favorite: “She simply needs to stop talking.” He took the time to talk with my son and get to know him personally, despite the fact he was quiet. So why am I sharing this personal story? Assign no opt-out mini-assessments Use Exit Tickets or Do Nows for kids to show what they know. For those comfortable experimenting with tech, try the Ask a Question feature in Google Classroom, Poll Everywhere , Google Forms, or Answer Garden.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

There are so many ways that kids can creatively show you their learning in a timely and efficient manner, and ways teachers can conduct assessments that take away the testing anxiety that plagues so many kids. Creative Formative Assessments Can Help: Save time assessing students. Provide and adapt digital tools for assessment that make sense and are appropriate for a particular learning style. Let’s captivate students, and get them excited about learning.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

This morning I read a great article on PBS Media Shift by Audrey Watters entitled " Why Schools Should Stop Banning Cell Phones, and Use Them For Learning." 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. By the end of last school year many more teachers were incorporating mobile learning devices into their instruction.