Authentic Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning

edWeb.net

We, as edtech leaders and classroom teachers, must explore pathways where assessments support teaching and learning in the 21st century. Authentic assessments are always about the connections we make with students, each other, and the broader community as indicated in a Gallup poll.

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

NeverEndingSearch

SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.

Library 2.017 Makerspaces Special Pre-Conference Webinar - Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL"

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As a special bonus for registering (free) for the Library 2.017 Makerspaces mini-conference , you also can attend live and/or watch the recording of a special 90-minute live Webinar with the folks from Fayetteville Free Library on "STEAM and Making at the FFL."

GlobalEd.TV February Webinar - "How Do We Define Competence in Global Education?"

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M, Maria Jose Pineda is Academic Director at the High School Vice-Rectorate at Tecnológico de Monterrey, with over 27 years experience working in secondary education. Webinars focus on theories and best practices for globally-connected learning in schools and community organizations

This Toolkit Helps Take the Stress Out of State Testing

Edsurge

Assessment For Learning. We walk you through the process of distinguishing between various assessment types, building goals, identifying best practices around your assessments and analyzing your data to make lasting instructional decisions throughout the year. In this 10-minute on-demand webinar, we guide you through essential steps that can help schools, parents and students prepare for testing. Student Performance Improves on State Assessments.

The Thank You Project #MondayMotivation

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor : PowerSchool has fantastic a fantastic K12 Academic Leaders Webinar Series at coolcatteacher.com/PowerSchoolWebinar including my “Digital Dozen: 12 Tips for Building Your Digital Classroom” and an upcoming webinar on “Best Practices for a Balanced Assessment System.”

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5 Strategies to Help Superintendents Lead Digital Transformation

EdTech Magazine

Create Balanced Academic Assessments. While a score on a standardized test can provide some access for students from a post-secondary perspective, it cannot be the only thing that defines a school and a school district,” said Schuler. .

Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available.

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Top Ten Reasons to sign up for Summer PD

Ask a Tech Teacher

A secondary focus (but of significant interest with students I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have time for.

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Top 10 Reasons to Sign Up for Summer Learning with Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

A secondary focus (but of significant interest with educators I polled) is technology as change agent in achieving Standards, enabling teachers to fulfill Common Core requirements without adding that ‘extra layer’ many teachers fear will take more time/knowledge/effort than they have available.

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What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Self-marked assessment activities, such as multiple choice quizzes, can be undertaken by children to gauge their progress and to determine if they are ready for more challenging tasks. Dr. Neelam Parmar; Director of E-learning for Primary & Secondary Schools.

Access State-Reviewed Instructional Materials with SETDA’s Dashboard

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A pilot program of the State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has made 12 states’ reviews of secondary math and language arts materials available, with a wide range of K-12 resources from these and other states to follow.

30+ YouTube Channels for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

One of my favorite videos: State Assessment for Politicians.). This one is geared more toward higher-education, but still a great resource for secondary students and teachers to learn more about career opportunities and products at Google.

Librarians at the Forefront of “Future Ready”

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She kicked off Season 6 of the Emerging Tech series of webinars on October 19th with a live broadcast from New Canaan High School on the topic of “ Future Ready Librarians.” Librarians are at the forefront of helping schools become “future ready.”

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Grading and assessing work done during Genius Hour. What to expect from secondary students’ projects (and pitfalls to avoid). At the secondary level, it’s a little bit different, because students start getting a bit more self conscious.

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The workshop model: Beyond the basics

The Cornerstone Blog

This is most commonly done in grades 1-5 but kindergarten can also follow the model and it works well at the secondary level. Let’s talk about the assessment piece because I know that’s another major pain point.

May 31 - Interview with James Bosco on Digital Media and Participatory Learning

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Join me Tuesday, May 31st, for a live and interactive Future of Education webinar with James Bosco, Principle Investigator at the Consortium for School Networking ( CoSN ). Congressional Office of Technology Assessment called Future Visions.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - Thursday ISTE Virtual - Film Festival - Our Personal Legacy

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ISTE members , don''t miss out on 3 hours of amazing webinars coming up Thursday (yours truly will be acting as MC). One Week Calendar - Webinars and More All events are listed in US-Eastern Standard Time.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - SLS14 Expanded! - Open Natural Math Class - Educate to Liberate or Control?

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In this webinar, we’ll cover all the valuable resources it offers to support game-based learning. Get to know SnapThought – one of our assessment tools – and the new game Sortify, which adds another dimension to playful assessment. Details to join the webinar at [link].

How to use Genius Hour to transform student motivation and ignite creativity

The Cornerstone Blog

Grading and assessing work done during Genius Hour. What to expect from secondary students’ projects (and pitfalls to avoid). At the secondary level, it’s a little bit different, because students start getting a bit more self conscious. And every single time I get to work with a group of teachers about Genius Hour, it came back to the same questions and questions again: How do I assess this? Webinars each month for people that are in this course.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - May Is Ed Tech Month - Geo-Educators - Natural Math - Oxygen Masks and You

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May is Ed Tech Month: Free PD Webinar Series by PowerUp WHAT WORKS. CEET Meet: Disrupting Assessment with Digital Badges. Sue Hellman has shared this PD opportunity for teachers that will discuss how digital badges are transfroming the age-old model of assessment in schools.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

A couple of years ago, I was part of a year-end webinar with MindWires’ Consulting’s Phil Hill and Michael Feldstein and one or other of them – I don’t remember now – predicted that 2016 would be a big year for the LMS.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

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The GEC features thought leaders from the world of education and beyond, is completely free to attend, and all events take place online in webinar format. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday! Important Updates Below.

Learning Revolution - Education Films - Why Hitting 50K G+ Comunity Members Is Sad - New Public Calendars - Occupy Your Brain

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BYOD Training – Attend webinars , take an eBook building course , or plan your technology program. This webinar will take an inside look at one tech-leading principal’s leadership habits as she guides a PK-8 school through a successful bring-your-own-technology (BYOT) initiative that’s now in its second year. Secondary math teacher, Kyle Pearce, shares his most recent article on developing deeper thinking about mathematics among teen learners.

Wahoo! The 2013 Global Education Conference - Still Time to Present + Plan to Attend!

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Julene also works with Suumu Secondary School and Roots & Shoots in Tanzania. Hear how schools across the United States are developing students'' global competence through the use of authentic, project-based learning experiences and portfolio assessment.

Ed Tech News, a New Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

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This new weekly blog post / email is replacing the regular email I have sent out for the last couple of years for the now-defunct Host-Your-Own-Webinar program (I still have hopes of resurrecting that near-to-my-heart program, and when that happens we''ll wrap it into this weekly missive). The bill will be a massive revisions to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.