Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

a Talk with Tony Vincent From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Poll Everywhere. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter A secret to great teaching is to understand what students know.

Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

The Web20Classroom

Poll Everywhere - Another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses. Similar to the others, the teacher can create a simple feedback poll or leave the question open ended.

Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

You can even integrate a Twitter hash tag. Mentimeter – Move over Poll Everywhere. Mentimeter is a great tool that allows you to poll your audience in a variety of ways. You can even create a presentation that has multiple polls.

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Embracing Formative Assessments This School Year

The Web20Classroom

Poll Everywhere - This is another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses. Similar to the others, the teacher can create a simple feedback poll or leave the question open ended.

How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!

Kleinspiration

I know teachers everywhere will really fall in love with this time saving resource. Survey and Polling Tools is the first in a series of reviews that we will be doing at Kleinspiration for Dr. Amin''s guides to Open Educational Resources. Getting stuck on a web 2.0 Check out Web 2.0

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Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

It is not uncommon now for classes to be Skyping with students in other countries, using Twitter as a learning tool, constructing QR codes for artwork, blogging, or creating multimedia projects using a variety of interactive web tools that are blocked in many schools across the country.

Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

WJU EdTech

Allow students to engage with the instructor and with each other in a variety of ways ( Poll Everywhere , Socrative, student-lead discussions, Twitter, hands-on projects, etc.).

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Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

cell phones) responsibly as a tool for learning in certain classes using free programs such as Poll Everywhere. With Twitter I have been able to give my stakeholders a glimpse into my role as an educational leader. Cross-posted at the Huffington Post. Last week my school was fortunate to have the NJ School Boards Association (NJSBA) visit to produce a live event called Learn@Lunch: Technology as an Engagement Tool. You can view the archive of the event here.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

Edsurge

Keep ‘em engaged with real-time feedback Have you ever been to an education conference and looked around the audience to find members staring into their devices, rather than the presenter, only to then peek at the twitter feed running on projectors alongside the stage that is frantically bumping tweets down the feed that are exploding with questions, connections and new ideas. To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom.

Teaching Gen Text authors explain why cell phones should go to school

The Innovative Educator

She has taught students how to record podcasts, use Twitter and post photos to Flickr with their phones. “My Apps that Webb has used include Celly , which allows teachers to text students while not revealing phone numbers, and Poll Everywhere , which helps teachers conduct polls through text messages.

Summer 2017 Learning Series-Embracing Formative Assessment

The Web20Classroom

These posts will take us through Twitter chats and how you can participate in real time or whenever you want. Poll Everywhere - This is another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses.

Student Response in the Classroom

Hansen's Link to Tech

Free Poll Everywhere : simple response system that works well with live audience by polling them using mobile devices. Participants use mobile friendly web page for event, sending text messages, or using Twitter.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments

MSEDTechie

Using Quick tools like Plickers , Google Forms, Padlet , Poll Everywhere can quickly allow you access to data in a quick and fun way, sometimes so fun, students have no idea they are being assessed. I began to think about the 15 years in education and my various experiences.

Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14

MSEDTechie

Fake twitter feeds. I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February. Now that things have settled a bit, I have finally had the time to debrief and organize all of the valuable information I received.

Draw on Student Interests to Make the Common Core Work for You

Educator Innovator

As the new school year begins, articles and resources dedicated to helping teachers develop curriculum and assessments aligned to the Common Core literacy standards are popping up everywhere. Poll Everywhere ( [link] ) is a great digital tool that you can use to survey your students about anything, from fun, getting-to-know-you questions to provocative questions related to your subject matter. This was originally posted at Common Sense Graphite.