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.

Assessing Students Over Time and Also Saving Teachers’ Time

edWeb.net

Now educators can make their instruction more effective and provide practice linked directly to progress monitoring and formative assessment results using free digital tools from Microsoft. This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Microsoft Education.

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Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments

EdTech Magazine

Data Driven Instruction: How Student Data Guides Formative Assessments. As personalized learning becomes a more mainstream pedagogy in K–12 classrooms, teachers have started to adapt assessment processes to get a deeper look at student growth. .

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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. How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word.

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. Their growth comes at the expense of both Microsoft and Apple, said Fisher.

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. [

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.

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.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Students take online assessments to measure their strengths and challenges. " Whether they're harvesting honey or building a circuit , kids post their creations online, get helpful feedback, and practice expressing thanks. Edheads' online simulations help students gain an understanding of STEM jobs, such as surgeon or engineer. Microsoft Teams.

We All Teach SEL: Gratitude Activities and Tools for Students

Graphite Blog

Students take online assessments to measure their strengths and challenges. " Whether they're harvesting honey or building a circuit , kids post their creations online, get helpful feedback, and practice expressing thanks. Edheads' online simulations help students gain an understanding of STEM jobs, such as surgeon or engineer. Microsoft Teams.

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.

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

For your “yes, Microsoft is still horrible files,” this from The Washington Post : “ E-waste recycler Eric Lundgren loses appeal on computer restore disks, must serve 15-month prison term.” ’” Online Education (and the Once and Future “MOOC”).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Online Education (The Once and Future “MOOC”). Edsurge reports that Smartly has launched its free, online MBA program. Not directly education-related, but I’ll include it here nonetheless: “US cannot force Microsoft to hand over emails stored abroad, court rules,” The Guardian reports. ” Inside Higher Ed writes up the results of a “New Study of Online Student Market,” a survey by Aslanian Market Research and the Learning House.