Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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

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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.

Leaders Rank Mobile Learning the Top School Tech Priority for 2017

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Online assessments has fallen from its top ranking in 2015 and 2016 to eighth place this year. The drop indicates that districts are more prepared for high-stakes assessments. There were two surprises in this year’s results: the declines in bring your own device (BYOD) and IT outsourcing in schools. BYOD was the No. This year, BYOD was ranked ninth, its lowest ranking ever. Equity is another reason behind the decline of BYOD.

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Mobile learning: The good and the bad

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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 learning also enables quick learning because all students have to do is go online and take the course on their device of preference.

Network Essentials for School Board Members

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With that in mind, here’s a guide to assess school district network needs and implement affordable broadband upgrades. While there are other factors that may affect the amount of bandwidth your district needs—cloud-based applications, storage, online assessments, etc.—having

Calculating your school district’s bandwidth need: Network Essentials for Superintendents

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It should be straightforward to count the number of district-owned devices, but keep in mind, if your district has a Bring Your Own Device (“BYOD”) policy or a guest network, many students, teachers, and visitors will bring one or more devices of their own to your network.

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FOLLOW THE MONEY: FUNDING INNOVATION

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In making its transition to online assessment, Delaware used this strategy. BYOD and student wireless access: Some states and districts leverage the devices that students already own, carefully considering privacy, security, and logistical issues. WHO IS IN THE MONEY?

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

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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.

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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. Hot Topic: BYOD. See you online!