Math: High and Low Tech Quick Assessments

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Formative Assessment Meaningful Math Chromebook formative assessment google forms Michelle Russell Poll Everywhere Post Its Quizizz self-assessment sticky notes technologyMichelle Russell shares some of the simple tech (and not-so tech) tools she's using to take quick measures of math students' progress and understanding. One of her favorites is a sticky note strategy spread over three days that's proved both engaging and revealing.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Formative assessment is the answer. Formative assessment can supercharge your classroom learning. Technology can make formative assessment easier for you. Formative assessment gives us the ability to quiz every single student in the class. Every teacher should have one or two formative assessment tools that are part of their lesson flow. I would go so far to say that formative assessment is one of the greatest gifts of education technology to the classroom.

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Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

The Web20Classroom

When I was teaching science one of the best lessons I learned was about formative assessment. Deliver content to my students, assess at the end, remediate if necessary. Now, as 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) are taking over our schools, its becoming even easier to formatively assess what our students know and for our students to leave feedback as to what they need. Here are a few sites and apps to help with formative assessments. formative assessment

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. Recently, we discussed our favorite formative assessment tools for the classroom, and I wanted to share these here for you as a resource. In this post, you will find 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom! Formative assessment is such an essential part of the learning process and student success, and many digital tools can help support this process. Poll Everywhere.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

Video Description: Unlock the full potential of formative assessment in your classroom! Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

Video Description: Unlock the full potential of formative assessment in your classroom! Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment. For more, visit this collection of formative assessment resources. Video: Assessments Featured Video of the Week Video of the Week

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

Polling. Polling web tools can get real time information about students’ opinions, thoughts, and ideas which can be shared with them immediately. Google Forms can be used for student surveys and polling. Poll Everywhere.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-Embracing Formative Assessment

The Web20Classroom

From there we will look at Formative Assessment and how easy it is to do today. One area of improvement still to this day I wish I could go back and improve even more was assessment. Mainly, embracing formative assessment. Delivering content to my students, assess at the end, remediate if necessary. This evolution should (and is) cause a shift for all teachers to look to formative assessment as the basis for understanding where students are in their learning.

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. What are some digital tools that you use to to assess students in a fun way?

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment. There are several ways for students/participants to join a poll, including texting through their phone. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard. assessment edtech iPad reading open response technology integration

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment. There are several ways for students/participants to join a poll, including texting through their phone. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard. assessment edtech iPad reading open response technology integration

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

On the one hand, they have the traditional methods of accessing content and assessing what students have learned. Here are 4 Edtech Ways To Differentiate In The Student-Centered Classroom: Assessment- Sometimes seen as a four-letter word in the world of education, assessment, if done correctly, can provide a mountain of valuable information that can help teachers determine where students are in their learning and where the teacher needs to go in their teaching.

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The Best Flipped Classroom Software Tools For Flipped Learning In 2021

Fractus Learning

These tools help create instructional content, interactive lessons, polling surveys, activities, and students’ opportunities to ask questions and communicate effectively. Schoology is an LMS that feature assessments, instructional tools, collaboration, and analytics.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

After students decided as a group, they voted individually as a class about their opinion on the source with “ Poll Everywhere ,” using their cell phones. In math, Mrs. Chellani began the lesson with mobile learning devices and Poll Everywhere to review prior learning. Poll Everywhere was used in class to express opinions and check for understanding by completing problems and texting answers in.

The Blended and eLearning PBL Classroom… A Journey from Analog to Digital Project Based Learning

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Why not have students vote on what attributes are most important using a survey or polling tool such as Poll Everywhere ? You may even want to include some of those PBLWorks Rubrics as part of a digital discussion, exit tick, or self-assessment.

EdTech Quick Take: What's the Best Student-Response Tool?

Graphite Blog

As you can see, using student-response tools can boost your students'' engagement in class, and the real-time feedback options enable some great formative assessment, too. For simple polls or quizzes, something like Poll Everywhere can suffice. For more information, check out our list of Top Tech Tools for Formative Assessment. There are a lot of different student-response tools for teachers to choose from.

Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Mentimeter – Move over Poll Everywhere. Mentimeter is a great tool that allows you to poll your audience in a variety of ways. You can even create a presentation that has multiple polls. Whether during a class, meeting, presentation, or workshop it can be at times extremely difficult to give everyone a voice.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

For the most part they used a program called Poll Everywhere to check for understanding, review prior learning, and informally assess. I provided a workshop on Poll Everywhere and some tutorials, but many of my teachers experimented on their own time and quickly figured out how to use this web 2.0 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."

Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

WJU EdTech

It begins with assessment. “This resource describes how to apply the principles of UDL to postsecondary assessments to help identify and minimize construct-irrelevant barriers in order to increase the relevance and accuracy of assessment measures.” Allow students to engage with the instructor and with each other in a variety of ways ( Poll Everywhere , Socrative, student-lead discussions, Twitter, hands-on projects, etc.).

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NMHS Social Studies Teacher Brings Technology to Capitol Hill

A Principal's Reflections

At the conclusion of the discussion, guests were divided into the four quadrants of the room to learn about the power of technology to improve teaching and learning in the fields of Science, Special Education, Adaptive Curriculum and Assessment, and Social Studies. Upon entering the Social Studies quadrant, Senate Staffers were asked to take out their cellular devices and to answer two Poll Everywhere questions on the Election of 1860.

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Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

A Math teacher using Poll Everywhere in AP Statistics to check for understanding. Numerous teachers assessing learning in both summative and formative formats. There is no better way to get the pulse of a school as a leader than to be in classrooms. I have never considered myself one to be tied to a desk and/or office, but the managerial aspects of the position and ridiculous amounts of paperwork catch up to you at some point.

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

Edsurge

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. As a student, my parents would inevitably hear the same thing at every Parent-Teacher conference—some variation of: “She sure is a spirited one!” or “Participation isn’t an issue for her!”

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

Then, I met with two other math teachers who showed me how they use smartphones to increase class participation and to assess their students learning. Asking their students to answer questions consistently during class affords the teacher the opportunity to receive real-time feedback and to formatively assess if their students understand the concepts being covered in class. Lastly, I used Poll Everywhere in my senior seminar the next day and it was a big hit.

Instructional Upgrade

A Principal's Reflections

Students from Algebra 1B and Elements of Geometry have used Poll Everywhere in order to answer multiple choice questions. Students can see how they are doing compared to the rest of the class and Mr. Fiscina can assess the class as a whole. This initiative not only acts as a cumulative review on previous material, but it creates an engaging, student-centered learning environment and serves as an alternate means to individually assess the learning of each student.

Student Response in the Classroom

Hansen's Link to Tech

Google Forms : useful tool to help you create surveys, give student assessments, collect any type of information in a streamlined way. This student response system allows teachers to send out questions, prompts, and assessments to smartphones, laptops, or tablets. Free Poll Everywhere : simple response system that works well with live audience by polling them using mobile devices.

Is Your PD Workshop Up to Par? 5 Ways to Tell

Graphite Blog

For example, using a cell phone and Poll Everywhere can quickly boost excitement and engagement while providing you with formative assessment data. What does quality professional development look like? Take a moment to reflect back to a workshop that has had a lasting effect on you. Now ask yourself why. Was it the content, the presenter, or a combination of many elements?

Is Your PD Workshop Up to Par? 5 Ways to Tell

Graphite Blog

For example, using a cell phone and Poll Everywhere can quickly boost excitement and engagement while providing you with formative assessment data. What does quality professional development look like? Take a moment to reflect back to a workshop that has had a lasting effect on you. Now ask yourself why. Was it the content, the presenter, or a combination of many elements?

Just Another Typical Day

A Principal's Reflections

He also had students use Poll Everywhere to check for understanding in the beginning of the lesson. Starting in December 2011, she began using Edmodo, an online platform that enables innovative and social learning, as a way to share online videos and content on the relevant topic for her students to view and assign online polls for her students to complete in order to foster discussion on the topic the next day.

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Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

MSEDTechie

Screencastomatic - Free online screencast Paul Bogush 15 assessments that don''t suck. I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February. Now that things have settled a bit, I have finally had the time to debrief and organize all of the valuable information I received. I left feeling refreshed, revived and rejuvenated ready to tackle the last few months of school.

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

Educator Innovator

As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core literacy standards are popping up everywhere. Poll Everywhere ( [link] ) is a great digital tool that you can use to survey your students about anything, from fun, getting-to-know-you questions to provocative questions related to your subject matter. This was originally posted at Common Sense Graphite.

Tools Harvard Computer Science Students Use to Collaborate, Stay Organized

MindShift

It’s useful for quickly grading multiple-choice exit tickets or formative assessments and tracking student data on those quizzes. GoSoapbox : Similar to Poll Everywhere, this tool can be used on a mobile device or computer. It enables teachers to get a sense of how well students understand the content with quick polls.