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21 Top Professional Development Topics For Teachers Now

The CoolCatTeacher

Online Assessment. Assessment must respect learners, provide actionable feedback, and motivate. Sometimes this feels like a Herculean task, but there are best practices to help all of us get better at assessment. When you take time to improve assessment, students can improve their learning. Look at this course.

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20 Ways to Personalize Your Learning This Summer

The CoolCatTeacher

As schools work to make digital assessments more effective, now is a great time to learn about how to create and plan your own for the fall. Whether you’re looking for a simple way to get started or want to deep dive into designing your own online assessments, these courses are great options to evaluate your online classrooms.

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8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

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3. Gamification. We’ve long struggled with ways to motivate students and keep them engaged during classroom lectures and online courses. Gamification seems to be one of the most effective approaches we could find, but it wasn’t until AI that we could unlock its full potential. 4. Personalized Learning.

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


All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR.