Inside Tips for Successfully Implementing Online Assessments

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Whether schools are 1:1 or still relying on computer carts, the move to online assessments creates new needs from devices to professional development to data privacy policies. During ClassLink and CoSN’s edWebinar, “ Online Assessment: An Effective, Coordinated, District Leadership Team Approach,” administrators from the Hampton Township School District in Pennsylvania offered lessons they learned from implementing a comprehensive online assessment program.

Key Questions and Recommendations for Online Assessment

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Even in today’s tech-heavy environment, before moving to online assessments, leadership needs to ask: Should we? During their presentation, “Online Assessment: An Evolving Landscape and New Opportunities,” they discussed the lessons they learned when they made the transition and what they would change if they could. First, Robbins proposed several key questions leaders should ask before even considering online assessments.

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Week of November 15, 2010 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Below are this week''s public, free, and interactive Webinars through LearnCentral.org , the social learning network for education that I work on for Elluminate. We hope you will consider hosting your own public webinars using the free LearnCentral public room--instructions are available by joining the "Host Your Own Webinar" group on the main announcement tab ( [link] ). Thanks for your attention, and see you online! This webinar will discuss VSTE.

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. All three are outstanding (and free), but perhaps the most immediately useful to readers of this blog is Civic Online Reasoning or COR. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. Beyond the Bubble History Assessments.

How the E-rate and grants can help fund your edtech plans

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And with online assessments now being required in many states, reliable broadband access is also essential so that students’ knowledge and skills are accurately represented, and technology is not a barrier to achievement and its documentation. During a recent webinar , edtech experts provided an overview of the E-rate program, state matching funds, and ways to obtain grants for technological development.

PresenceLearning Partners with the Council of Administrators of Special Education

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PresenceLearning, the leading provider of live online special education related services for K-12 schools, today announced a new partnership with the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE).

Should Career Counselors Use Digital Personality Tests to Help Students Choose Majors?

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Colleges design themselves in a way that requires students to navigate a cafeteria-style menu of courses with little guidance,” Donnelly said Tuesday during a webinar about community college advising. Colleges have long relied on pen-and-paper assessments purporting to measure students’ personalities, interests and values, Donnelly says. The assessment Butte uses incorporates Holland’s theories with a shortened version of the Strong Interest Inventory.

The Emergency Home Learning (& More) Summit - 110 sessions + 80 replays #homelearningsummit #learningrevolution

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our two-month, free, online summit focused on home-based and home-centered learning officially started last week. Online Learning ? Teaching Online ? Testing and Assessment ? World Schooling See you “online!” Starting to Homeschool : Webinar #2: The Elementary-School Years Starting to Homeschool : Webinar #3: What Will We Do Now That We’re Learning at Home?

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

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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. There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL. Edmentum’s new solution pairs adaptive diagnostic assessments with individualized learning paths.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. This online conference will be free to attend, and you can follow the conversations by using the hashtag #learning14. Wednesday, April 16th at 4:30pm Free BrainPOP Webinar: STEAM Video Game Design - Tales From Students in the Field! See you online!

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