Digital Natives Still Need Help Navigating Online Assessments

Edsurge

While preparing for our standardized tests, too many of us assumed that because our students are “digital natives” their transition to online testing would be seamless and they would easily adapt and excel in these new environments. But navigating mobile apps doesn’t translate into some of the required tasks for online testing environments. Navigating mobile apps doesn’t translate into some of the required tasks for online testing environments. Move it online.

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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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.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Assessment. Online Assessment with Google Forms – this document gives walk throughs for Flubaroo and other tools to help you assess using Google Forms. Flubaroo – help for grading online assessments. Books.

How to Prepare Students for PARCC/SBACC Tests

Ask a Tech Teacher

I polled my PLN to find specific tech areas students needed help with in preparing for the Assessments. Pay attention to these and your students will be much more prepared for this Spring’s Common Core assessments: Keyboarding. Use online dictionaries, thesauruses.

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8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a result, AI helps create smart educational content that’s being used in both classrooms and online courses. We’ve long struggled with ways to motivate students and keep them engaged during classroom lectures and online courses. Let’s take online assessment tests as an example.

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

Online learning has ensured that learning is not confined to classrooms. With chat forums and discussion groups, students can always continue their classroom discussions online. Every publisher aims to get their books to reach far and wide and hope that people purchase these books.

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Mobile learning: The good and the bad

Neo LMS

Our mobile devices are online 24/7. It’s about mobilizing the learning experience, from being merely seated in a classroom discussing matters with your teacher or stuck with a laptop at home answering online assessments, to taking an assessment while in a cab. Mobile technology can also start replacing bulky resources such as books and visual aids, because these resources are stored in tabs and smartphones.

6 Tech Best Practices for New Teachers

Ask a Tech Teacher

There’s no longer an option to hide students from the online world, what is considered by many parents a dangerous place their children should avoid. Introduce this wide variety of options early in the school year and make them available for as many assessments as possible.

BENCHMARK UNIVERSE PRO TIP: How to Get Started with Benchmark Universe Quickly & Easily

Benchmark Education

Want a super fast way of distributing online tasks to your classroom? You can then begin adding assessments, eBooks, and ePosters. Simply click on the gear icon on the book jacket thumbnail or drag the entire product to the right.

?Online Courses Shouldn’t Use Remote Proctoring Tools. Here’s Why.

Edsurge

Thoughts about online proctoring have been taking up more of my time and energy than I’d like to admit. Rather than spending most of my time time helping people become better online teachers, I have been figuring out how to meet two competing objectives: increase online course offerings and avoid adopting an online proctoring system. My first objective, to increase the number of online courses, is grounded in research and campus goals for increasing student success.

Personalized Learning: A New Take on an Old Concept

Leadership Lounge

In 1980, fresh out of college with an art education degree but few compelling job prospects, I happened upon a book on the Montessori teaching method. However, within a month, I read every Montessori book I could find and visited a few Montessori schools.

Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

edWeb.net

And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation.

BENCHMARK UNIVERSE PRO TIP: How to Save Time By Reusing Last Year’s Assignments

Benchmark Education

You’ve established routines and perhaps you are back to using your e-books, e-posters, and online assessments for your instruction. It’s October, and I bet you are getting back into the swing of things for the school year.

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

Also, there is an educational portal that allows teachers to track/monitor students, generate detailed reports, and assess student's learning to make it easy to differentiate instruction. Also, educators can assign lessons, assess students, and differentiate instruction.

“Believing in people can be a catalyst for positive change.” – Kimberly Mecham, USA

Daily Edventures

When I co-taught a unit on Innovation, we benefited from the collaboration space to do a group-based unit assessment using the Design Thinking process to design a space for our new Center for Leadership & Innovation. This was paired with an online assessment in Forms (using the Take a Test feature) for each student to complete individually.”. Favorite book: Shadows of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. Kimberly Mecham.

Fighting Apathy, Neglect and Racism to Give Left-Behind Learners a Chance

Edsurge

I was in a blended classroom where my role had shifted from teacher to facilitator, and the expectation was to use Edgenuity, an online curriculum program, but it wasn’t working. The online program was dated and completely irrelevant to today’s times. I started using Google Classroom to post all of my content online, and provide feedback on assignments. I decided to learn everything I could about mastery-based assessments so that I could start to close the learning gaps.

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8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

techlearning

Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Over the last several years, we've published a K-12 principals’ assessment report, in which administrators give feedback on the biggest challenges they face in their schools. The popularity of online learning tools, web-based rich content such as video, interactive digital textbooks, e-books, online assessment and the increasing dependence on the internet for student and teacher learning is growing rapidly.

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S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: IXL, Brightspace, Tales2Go

Edsurge

I use D2L and our system eClass to post resources, classroom calendar of events, discussion posts and online assessments. Dawn: Students needed access to a variety of audio books. This week in S’Cool Tools, we share the real experiences of three teachers using three different tools, written in their own words. . If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study.

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The Benefits of a Just-in-Time Flipped Class

Fractus Learning

I have explored and used the flipped classroom technique for the past five years, but I came to flipping through the just-in-time techniques first expressed so well by IUPU physics professor Gregor Novak and his colleagues in their 1999 book Just-in-Time Teaching.

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The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The] literature [on online education] was preoccupied with what I call ‘roaming autodidacts’. Online Grade Portals. At the other extreme, online grade portals have prompted some parents to log in all the time and to obsess over their children’s grades.

T&L’S ISTE 2018 BEST OF SHOW AWARDS WINNERS

techlearning

ACHIEVE3000 PRO ( WWW.ACHIEVE3000.COM ) Achieve3000 Pro offers a patented instructional model that combines summative and embedded formative assessments to differentiate content and instruction, so students always see lessons at their just-right reading level.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Graphite Blog

Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? This early literacy tool created by NWEA allows for whole-class, online assessment of oral reading fluency and other key skills thanks to speech recognition and audio recording software. Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Graphite Blog

Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science. Want to speed up fluency assessments and free up time for instruction? This early literacy tool created by NWEA allows for whole-class, online assessment of oral reading fluency and other key skills thanks to speech recognition and audio recording software. Looking to go beyond the multiple-choice assessment?

Week of November 15, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thanks for your attention, and see you online! link] CONCERNS ABOUT STUDENT’S ASSESSMENT (HOST YOUR OWN WEBINARS) Tue 16 Nov 01:00PM New York / Tue 16 Nov 06:00PM GMT / Wed 16 Nov 04:00AM Sydney Manos Alisavakis. We will try to clear up the misunderstandings about the procedure and the role of student’s assessment. In this session, learn ideas for scripting minimal mentoring leveraging online assessments and tools to maximize value while minimizing the time commitment.

Learning Revolution Free Events - Great, GREAT Keynotes - MiniCon - ISTE Unplugged! - Striving for Failure?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds. Books Gone Wild. See you online!

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