The key to rigorous online assessments

The Christensen Institute

Although online-learning software can be a powerful enabler of personalized learning, many educators struggle with what they see as learning software’s limited ability to provide rigorous assessment and feedback. Currently, teacher-created assessments are by far the most common instruments for measuring students’ learning and providing feedback on a day-to-day basis. Recognizing the cost of human-graded assessment.

9 steps to better online assessments

eSchool News

A new tool helps district leaders plan and create online assessments in the wake of their growing popularity. The Online Assessment Planning Tool , supported by the Learning First Alliance, is accompanied by a report summarizing the best practices in online assessments.

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Evo Social and Emotional Online Assessment Tool

Class Tech Tips

This week Apperson is announcing major upgrades to their Evo social and emotional online assessment tool. Research shows… The post Evo Social and Emotional Online Assessment Tool appeared first on Class Tech Tips. Big news from the folks at Apperson.

4 Steps for Designing an Online Assessment for Flipped Classroom

Fractus Learning

Are you thinking about designing an online assessment for a Flipped classroom? First, consider whether the tool you are thinking about is the right tool for what you want to assess. Second, does this online assessment align with the rest of the course curriculum.

6 reasons it’s important to create your own online assessments

eSchool News

Homegrown online assessments prove invaluable to one district. Assessments are critical to our efforts to improve instruction in K-12 education. At Hopewell Valley Regional School District (HVRSD), we began the transition to online assessment more than three years ago.

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 -. 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. examtime free resources for students online assessment

ExamTime - free online learning tools

Educational Technology Guy

Students can create, discover and share mind maps, quizzes, notes, flashcards and more online with others. examtime free resources for students online assessment ExamTime is a free set of learning tools that allow students to generate their own learning resources. There is also an calendar to plan and get organized and they can monitor their progress over time using their own learning resources.

Eliminating Tests Through Continual Assessment

EmergingEdTech

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19 Pencils: Save your favorite online content!

Kleinspiration

19 Pencils set out to simplify and improve access to online content in the classroom and at home. 19 Pencils 19Pencils bookmark websites online assessments save content on the web save students files online save videos online social bookmarking social media engagement

Disentangle time from testing

The Christensen Institute

But this polarizing testing debate misses the long-term picture—and in so doing, threatens to derail vitally important innovations in assessments afoot in our country, particularly with the rise of technology in classrooms. Technology actually promises the creation of more humane, transparent, and accurate assessments that are critical to driving dramatically better outcomes for all students. Department of Education to shift to new forms of assessment.

9 recommendations for making better use of online assessment tools

FETC Converge

The shift by schools from paper and pencil to online assessment technology has started yielding significant benefits for schools, teachers and students. But school districts continue to struggle trying to harness the full potential of online assessment tools, according to a new report from a consortium of education groups. Uncategorized data collection learning environments online assessment reports resources and tools

Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

TeacherCast

Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners. . Jeff sits down with Sue Ann Towle to discuss the new Pearson Tell, a brand new interactive assessment experience for English Language Learners.

The Digital Skills Gap in Education and Beyond

Where Learning Clicks

Building digital literacy skills early on helps students curb the digital skills gap when it comes to online assessments, college, and careers. Inside the Classroom Outside the Classroom Assessments Digital Citizenship digital literacy digital skills gap Learning/Achievement Gaps

The U.S. has more memorizers

Dangerously Irrelevant

Why meaningful math problems are defined out of online assessments.

How to deliver reliable and secure online assessments with Wi-Fi

eSchool News

Paperless Testing: Most Grade 3-8 Students To Be Assessed Online in 2016

Marketplace K-12

This will be the first school year in which most elementary and middle-school students take state-required tests online. Assessment Common Core Pearson air assessment douglevin drc edtechstrategies ets mcgrawhill onlinetesting pearson questar

Most educational games teach skills, not thinking

Dangerously Irrelevant

Games can help students improve their critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities while offering clear assessment data that could eliminate our dependency on regurgitation and memorization-based evaluations. Why meaningful math problems are defined out of online assessments.

The hidden cost of an achievement-oriented curriculum

Dangerously Irrelevant

Why meaningful math problems are defined out of online assessments. Rainesford Stauffer said: As children, we’re trained to avoid failure, not learn from it. It’s presented as a sign of inadequacy, even worthlessness.

Quizalize: The Best Kept Secret in Formative Assessment and Evaluation

My Paperless Classroom

We both use three interactive online assessment and evaluation tools. The post Quizalize: The Best Kept Secret in Formative Assessment and Evaluation appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

5 infrastructure concerns for district technology leaders

eSchool News

Increases in online assessments and digital content also drive the need for higher bandwidth, according to the report.

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. assessments educational resources printables worksheets

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

Educational Technology Guy

You can do pretty much anything with a Chromebook so the sky's the limit. Here are some tips and links to web apps: Remember - we shouldn’t teach software (ie Word, Excel) we should teach skills, like writing, using spreadsheets and graphs, etc.

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators looking for educational resources such as: online assessments, quiz/test creators, or printables and worksheets. Finally, Help Teaching offers online assessments in their own virtual private room. This area is safe for students to take quizzes/tests where teachers can assess them in real-time. assessments educational resources printable worksheets

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. Assessment Education How to Guides.

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

5 highlights from this year’s FETC conference

FETC Converge

Uncategorized apps digital education FETC Nearpod online assessment Tech TipsFETC 2017: Monica Burns shares some of her highlights from the National Future of Education Technology Conference as well as links to extra resources in case you’re interested in learning more about some of her favorite moments from this event. Read more at Class Tech Tips.

Test prep works

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Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Looking for the Best Sources of Content for Ed Tech ?

SETDA Says

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SETDA in the News: February Round Up

SETDA Says

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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. Note : You’ll need a subscription to one of Benchmark Education’s online assessment products to access this feature.

Edulastic Joins Google for Education Partner Program

EdNews Daily

Edulastic, the next-generation online assessment platform for K-12 teachers and administrators, announced that they have become a Google for Education Partner.

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!

Help Teaching

Technology Tidbits

Help Teaching is an excellent site for educators, parents, and others looking for educational resources such as quiz/test creators, online assessments, or worksheets/printables. Also, there is a test/virtual room where students can take online assessment and get results in real time. These printables are for K-12 and cover a wide range of subjects. I highly recommend checking out Help Teaching by clicking here !!!