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.

Learn about the revolutionary Pearson Tell Online Assessment | @Pearson

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5 Benefits of Video Interviews in hiring process you didn’t know about!

Think Exam

“Over 40% percent of recruiters have started to use some form of video proctoring in their recruitment process.” The post 5 Benefits of Video Interviews in hiring process you didn’t know about!

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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.

Think Exam introduces new feature to add “video link” in “solution report”

Think Exam

Think Exam is a leading online assessment platform by Ginger Webs that has been specifically designed to simplify the assessment cycle. The post Think Exam introduces new feature to add “video link” in “solution report” appeared first on Thinkexam Blog.

More on OpenEd's Free Online Assessment Tools: How-to Videos

The 21st Century Principal

OpenEd recently released its Free Assessment tool. OpenEd''s assessment tool not only provides the question types required by the Common Core curriculum, but it also has some unique capabilities as well, such as suggesting videos to students who miss specific questions.

Education Galaxy–Personalized Learning That’s Fun

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s online assessment, practice, and instruction for K-6 students with a tagline: Curiously fun, amazingly effective, refreshingly affordable. Education Galaxy provides online assessment, practice, and instruction in a highly engaging environment for students.

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Over the last several years, we've published a K-12 principals’ assessment report, in which administrators give feedback on the biggest challenges they face in their schools. The popularity of online learning tools, web-based rich content such as video, interactive digital textbooks, e-books, online assessment and the increasing dependence on the internet for student and teacher learning is growing rapidly. Watch a video.

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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.

Flocabulary

Technology Tidbits

The way this works is through innovative animated videos (or as Flocabulary puts it "Educational Hip-Hop"), that helps students learn through visual and auditory means. Also, Flocabulary has over 700 videos, interactive activities, and online assessments. For example, the lyrics of each song are displayed below the video and are interactive filled w/ words that are hot-linked to explore in more detail. assessing Video Web 2.0

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. Flubaroo - easy way to grade assessments Doctopus - creates shared folders and creates files to share with your students.

Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students

Neo LMS

And they can actually do so much more: all faculty members can use them to create and deliver online lessons. What’s more, even the most dull online course can be made more engaging for students if gamification techniques are implemented during their design phase.

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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.

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Flocabulary

Technology Tidbits

The way this works is through innovative animated videos (or as Flocabulary puts it "Educational Hip-Hop"), that helps students learn through visual and auditory means. Also, Flocabulary has over 700 videos, interactive activities, and online assessments. For example, the lyrics of each song are displayed below the video and are interactive filled w/ words that are hot-linked to explore in more detail. Digital video tutorials Web 2.0

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. Videos.

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. Watch a video. Use video player.

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8 Practical Ways to Use AI in Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

As a result, AI helps create smart educational content that’s being used in both classrooms and online courses. 2. Videos and Tutorials. It is only natural that this cutting-edge technology can create videos, infographics, and slideshows for learning purposes.

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.

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.

4 Questions about the flipped classroom teachers must answer

Neo LMS

It requires a giant leap into digital online tools that many do not feel well-prepared for. The temptation, when it comes to converting your long-time and much practiced classroom lessons into online modules, is to simply convert each class (by a temporal definition) into online lessons.

4 important questions teachers in the flipped classroom must answer

Neo LMS

It requires a giant leap into digital online tools that many do not feel well-prepared for. The temptation, when it comes to converting your long-time and much practiced classroom lessons into online modules, is to simply convert each class (by a temporal definition) into online lessons.

6 EdTech Resources and Strategies to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Students

EdTechTeacher

The key strategy to get to this level of understanding involves a tried-and-true instructional practice: formative assessments and feedback. So what are some main characteristics of these assessment practices? Students learn to set goals, self-assess, monitor their progress over time.

The Truly Flipped Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

They created videos of their lectures and asked their students to watch them as homework, then used in-class time to complete the tasks that used to be done at home. Several years ago, two high school chemistry teachers from Colorado shifted their teaching practice dramatically.

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. And each of the rectangles can contain different media, such as videos, text, or drawings.

4 Digital Tools to Help Students Increase Appreciation and Self-Worth in Any Classroom

MindShift

” Whether they’re harvesting honey , building a circuit , or creating their own film , kids complete challenges in various skill areas by posting their creations online and getting helpful feedback.

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

Learning.com Unveils New Integration with Google Classroom

techlearning

This new functionality allows educators to easily access digital literacy lessons, activities, application exercises, and quizzes through an online catalog, then deliver the content directly to students through Google Classroom. PORTLAND, Ore.

Why Should Students and Publishers Adapt eBooks in STEM Learning

Kitaboo on EdTech

S/he can search the library for videos and other materials focusing on kinetic energy, complete with explanations and exercises. eBooks are embedded with a lot of interactive features, including click and reveal, drag and drop, videos, animations, simulations etc.

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edWeb and CoSN Partner to Support Superintendents and District Leaders

edWeb.net

edWeb.net is delighted to announce a partnership with the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) to support superintendents and school district leaders with an online community and series of edWebinars hosted on edWeb.net. A video recording and podcast are available here.

Kentucky deploys 480 Mbps broadband across state

eSchool News

Counties across the state have worked to increase their broadband capacity as online assessments, video resources, and mobile devices have become more prevalent in schools. All state districts will have access to high-speed broadband connections.

How to Build an Online Learning Program Students Crave and Employers Want

Edsurge

Real world problems are exciting to solve but devilishly hard to assess, especially when there are many students involved. What’s made the work possible, Schneider says, is a special combination of online learning tools that is helping NAIT educate students so they are prepared for the complexities and responsibilities of real world situations from the day they graduate. EdSurge: Why is it increasingly important to offer students the opportunity to learn online?

30 Sites/Apps for Differentiated Instruction

Technology Tidbits

Also, there is an educational portal that allows teachers to track/monitor students, generate detailed reports, and assess student's learning to make it easy to differentiate instruction. Hippo Video - An excellent web tool for students/educators to create stunning digital videos.

?Online Courses Shouldn’t Use Remote Proctoring Tools. Here’s Why.

Edsurge

Thoughts about online proctoring have been taking up more of my time and energy than I’d like to admit. Rather than spending most of my time time helping people become better online teachers, I have been figuring out how to meet two competing objectives: increase online course offerings and avoid adopting an online proctoring system. My first objective, to increase the number of online courses, is grounded in research and campus goals for increasing student success.

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.

8 Must-See Hidden Gems from ISTE 2018

techlearning

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? bullying) using photo, video, or text.