Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

edWeb.net

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.

Preparing Students for Online Assessments with Digital Literacy Skills

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Online assessments are becoming more common, and students who have strong digital literacy skills often score higher on them. Students who lack these skills may not be able to effectively demonstrate mastery of key concepts in math, reading or writing on online assessments.

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100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. Google Classroom Resources. Just use the GAFE tag on their blog and see all the latest Google Classroom news.

Edueto - Create Original Online Activities - great for formative assessment

Educational Technology Guy

Edueto is a free service that allows teachers to create their own online activities for students. It's easy to use and can be a great way to do formative assessment with your students using different formats. Check out his blog here: [link] Related: Assessment Resources Online Assessment Resources Online Assignments Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. online assessment online assignments

Examtime online learning tools are now GoConqr

Educational Technology Guy

>> I wrote about Examtime and their free, online learning tools back in February. Students can create, discover and share mind maps, quizzes, notes, flashcards and more online with others. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

ExamTime - free online learning tools

Educational Technology Guy

Students can create, discover and share mind maps, quizzes, notes, flashcards and more online with others. You can sign up for a free account with Facebook, Google or your name and email. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. examtime free resources for students online assessment ExamTime is a free set of learning tools that allow students to generate their own learning resources.

Learning.com Unveils New Integration with Google Classroom

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April 23, 2018 –Learning.com today announced its digital literacy curriculum and content for grades K-8 will be completely integrated with Google Classroom and other learning platforms. PORTLAND, Ore.

Learning.com Joins Google for Education Technology Partner Program

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PORTLAND, Oregon – (September 21, 2018) Learning.com, a leader in providing digital literacy solutions for grades K-8, announced today that it joined the Google for Education Technology Partner Program.

Edulastic joins Google for Education Partner Program

eSchool News

Partner technologies complement, extend Google for Education products. Edulastic , a next-generation online assessment platform for K-12 teachers and administrators, has become a Google for Education Partner.

Getting More Out of Google Forms with autoCrat

Hansen's Link to Tech

Most users utilize Google Forms for tasks such as surveys, data collection, assessments, contact forms, etc. Using Google Sheet add-ons you provide efficient and effective opportunities for the information you collect.

Illuminate Education Joins Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner

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Illuminate Education, a leading K-12 Education Intelligence Platform (EIP), today announced it has been certified as a Google for Education Premier Partner. As part of the partnership, Illuminate Education also selected Google Cloud Platform to power the Illuminate EIP. The collaboration will create interoperability with Google Classroom, streamlined navigation for users, and enhanced insights to drive personalized learning.

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. 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom. (in

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.

Lots of great resources and web apps to use with Chromebooks!

Educational Technology Guy

research projects Google Docs has built in search - do research as you work: In Google Docs, there is a research pane where you can do a Google search directly from Google Docs collaboration - Google Apps is all about collaboration. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Global K-12 Market for Personal PCs to Contract in 2016, Experts Project

Marketplace K-12

While Microsoft might traditionally be expected to be best positioned to capitalize on the 2-in-1 market, Google’s Android operating system is outperforming expectations across the board in the U.S. Google continues to capture market share: 57 percent of U.S.

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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Zap life into your feedback with technology

eSchool News

But first, a caveat: You must use a Google account. If you have never created a Google Form, or you’re unsure of how to do it, this quick-and-easy tutorial will show you how. If you’re like any other teacher or administrator I know, you are busy.

With $2 Million in Backing, Climb Hire Tackles the Social Ladder

Edsurge

The program promises 100 hours of online training and 100 hours of in-person training for 16 weeks. As part of qualifying for the program, Hill and other students pass one-hour online assessments, a video interview, in-person group interview and background and reference checks.

Auto Chrome OS Update Breaks CAASPP (SBAC) Test Compatibility

There is no box

We have a problem with Google Chromebooks and CAASPP testing. Given that one of the big compelling reasons behind school adoption of Chromebooks over iPads is how well they handled the SBAC online assessments, this is kind of a big deal. From Google Support: “During the first configuration steps before the enrollment is completed, every Chrome device is checked for the latest updates, so that Google services provided are the latest and fully stable.

Take Two: Clever’s Newest Effort to Help Teachers Try Before They Buy Edtech

Edsurge

Soft-launched last summer, the library currently houses more than 100 educational apps, which teachers can browse by subjects or categories (like assessment or presentation tools). Often, the most popular apps “are what teachers are discovering at conferences, reading online, and across social media,” according to Dan Carroll, chief product officer of Clever. When teachers use tools they find online, they can inadvertently run afoul of privacy and security guidelines.

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Chromebooks dominate K-12 purchases

eSchool News

In the report, the consulting firm notes that the increase in Chromebook sales “has coincided with the need for districts to implement online assessment,” and that Chromebooks’ ease-of-use and traditionally low prices have helped increase sales. [

Learning.com Launches Cyberbullying Prevention Campaign for National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

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With national data reports showing cyberbullying on the rise, especially in public schools, the digital literacy leader has created a cyberbullying prevention toolkit for educators to download and help students and parents do their part in promoting online safety and good digital citizen skills.

Flip Your Classroom Just in Time – A Beginner’s Guide

Fractus Learning

Too many educators seem to think that flipped classrooms merely replace the classroom lecture with an online video lecture. This observation is factual as far as it goes—the flipped classroom can use online videos—however, it overlooks the real value of the flipped classroom.

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. Mastery-based assessment directly addressed this issue.

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In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

Teq Online PD offers educators unlimited access to over 200 live and archived professional development sessions focused on the effective integration of technology into instruction. Edmentum’s new solution pairs adaptive diagnostic assessments with individualized learning paths.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

techlearning

This year alone 613 booths crowded the floor, from mega-booths like Google and Microsoft to tiny, easy-to-miss tables. Explore Tyto Online. A uniquely ambitious project, Tyto Online is a multiplayer online game focused on science.

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. In addition, it would be great if the system would work well with Google Tools (i.e. 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 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.

The Benefits of a Just-in-Time Flipped Class

Fractus Learning

By that, I mean that I am required to provide and follow a syllabus that lines up a course of study and learning objectives for my students and details how and when they will be assessed. I use Google Forms to construct this online assessment.

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

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It also supports Google Play educational apps, so students can collaborate, discover, engage and learn, and includes a Wacom EMR stylus that lets students use interactive apps, sketch, take notes, and capture ideas.

11 Things I Think I Know About 1 to 1 Classroom Management

The Playground Advocate

The promise of a 1:1 environment isn''t that you can now do your worksheets or read your textbooks online. The online assessment is mysteriously unavailable? We''ll be taking the assessment on paper, or orally, or we''ll take it tomorrow.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”). ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “The University of Phoenix ’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.”

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Graphite Blog

This year alone 613 booths crowded the floor, from mega-booths like Google and Microsoft to tiny, easy-to-miss tables. 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? is an assessment platform that's based on concept mapping.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

Graphite Blog

This year alone 613 booths crowded the floor, from mega-booths like Google and Microsoft to tiny, easy-to-miss tables. 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? is an assessment platform that's based on concept mapping.

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

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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. Education Revolution Google+ Community The Data Driven Education Trend.

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