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Exit Tickets: Checking for Understanding. Erin: There's been a wonderful real-time change in the way we're able to adapt to student needs.

Exit Tickets: Checking for Understanding

Marguerite: What formative assessment am I using daily, so that I can measure whether or not in that class period, kids are learning the material? A good Exit Ticket can tell whether or not a kid has a superficial understanding of the information, or has some depth of understanding. And then the next day the teacher can differentiate their lesson based on student needs. An Exit Ticket is a formative assessment linked to the objective of the lessons. Shannon: Typically they're short, just a few questions and they're focused on one particular skill. The Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning.

Project Based Learning Checklists. Checkboxes. Questions and Answers About Formative Assessment. Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:Seven Keys to Effective Feedback. MakingLearningVisibleResources - Ladder of Feedback. Ladder of Feedback Guide for Classroom ObservationsThe "Ladder of Feedback”* is a protocol or structure that establishes a culture of trust and constructive support by sequencing feedback in order that is constructive.

MakingLearningVisibleResources - Ladder of Feedback

The idea or plan is presented to the group. Then the group moves through the following steps (moving from one rung of the ladder to the next):Step 1: Clarify Ask clarifying questions to be sure you understand the idea or matter on the table. Avoid clarifying questions that are thinly disguised criticism.Step 2: Value Express what you like about the idea or matter at hand in specific terms. Do not offer perfunctory “good, but,” and hurry on to the negatives.Step 3: State concerns State your puzzles and concerns. Avoid absolutes: “What’s wrong is . . .” 10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes.

June 20, 2016 Over the last couple of years, we have reviewed a wide variety of educational web tools to use to create digitally based quizzes.

10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes

Below is a collection of some of the most popular quizzing tools we have covered so far. Be it a flipped, blended, virtual or even traditional classroom, the tools below will enable you to easily create interactive quizzes, questionnaires and polls to share with students in class. Have a look and share with us your feedback. FlipQuiz is a web tool that allows teachers to easily create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom.

All the boards you create can be saved for later use. 2- PurposeGames. Take Three! 55 Digital Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success. There is no shortage of strategies, techniques, and tools available to teachers who use formative assessment in their classrooms.

Take Three! 55 Digital Tools and Apps for Formative Assessment Success

It’s been over a year since we published our blog on digital tools and apps for formative assessment success and some of them we listed are no longer around. The good news is that there are new tools and apps that are available today that can help facilitate evidence of student learning. Assessing 21st Century Skills. Rubrics. 2 SATC AssessTools PeerAssessment 042913.

ISLES S Assessment Declarative Aug2014. Formative assessment - Google Slides. Edutopia 10 tips assessing project based learning. 20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day. 20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day by Saga Briggs The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding.

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will understand, if not now then before test time, and we keep our fingers crossed that their results will indicate we’ve done our job. The problem is, we often rely on these tests to measure understanding and then we move on. Below are 22 simple assessment strategies and tips to help you become more frequent in your teaching, planning, and curriculum design. 22 Simple Assessment Strategies & Tips You Can Use Every Day 1.

Avoid yes/no questions and phrases like “Does this make sense?” 2. During the last five minutes of class ask students to reflect on the lesson and write down what they’ve learned. 3. Give a short quiz at the end of class to check for comprehension. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. RubiStar Home. Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:Seven Keys to Effective Feedback. Need to Know Process for PBL & quality Units » Opening Paths. Updated: June 16, 2016 I’d like to thank Myla Lee for her collaborative feedback so as to ensure that this description of using Need to Knows becomes as effective a support for all grade levels.

Need to Know Process for PBL & quality Units » Opening Paths

Follow her on Twitter: and myself at: Need to Know Process Have you ever asked students if they have any questions, and then get in return unresponsive stares? Are there units of study where some or many students seem to fall further and further behind as time goes by? The answer for all experienced teachers at some point in their career is: Yes. The Need to Know process (N2K) can have a significant positive impact to addressing these concerns. Overview The N2K process starts on the first day of a PBL or ALE unit (or traditional unit.)

Phase One Starting the Need to Know process has the potential pitfall of no one asking questions. Use a Think-Pair-Share approach where participants generate an individual list of questions, then share with 1-3 others (Reference: One | Two | Three). Phase Two Display.