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Tips and Tutorials for Quickly Grading Assignments With Flubaroo. Flubaroo is one of my all-time favorite Google Sheets Add-ons (formerly scripts) because it enables me to save time on routine tasks like grading quizzes and move on to fun things like actually working with my students.

Tips and Tutorials for Quickly Grading Assignments With Flubaroo

Flubaroo has a bunch of features that you can take advantage of once you know how they all work. Some of these features include grading ranges of numerical responses, creating case-sensitive answer keys, accepting multiple correct responses to questions, and automatically sending grades to students. The Flubaroo help center explains how to do all of those things and more. Before your students take another quiz through Google Forms, take a few minutes to explore the uses of Flubaroo. Toets met gesloten vragen automatisch nakijken. Ik raak niet uitgekeken op de mogelijkheden van Google Forms in combinatie met add-ons.

Toets met gesloten vragen automatisch nakijken

Zo is het echt niet moeilijk om een formulier te maken met gesloten toetsvragen die bij verzenden automatisch worden nagekeken, waarbij de invuller een mailtje krijgt met de resultaten. Als voorbeeld heb ik een formulier gemaakt met vijf vragen, naast natuurlijk de vraag om naam en e-mail adres. De antwoorden op die vragen komen binnen in een Google Sheet. Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment. It’s not a stretch to say that assessment is a hot button issue in education; however, you’d be hard pressed to find an educator who doesn’t see the value in measuring student progress.

Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment

Assessments themselves have been vilified, when, in fact, it’s why assessments are given and how the data is used that is really the issue. The Glossary of Education Reform gives this great overview of what high-stakes testing is and how it impacts students, teachers, and schools. Basically, high-stakes testing has consequences for the test-takers and givers—sometimes in the form of a high school diploma, grade advancement, and even teachers’ salaries.

But not all assessment is high-stakes, and when done thoughtfully, the right assessment can provide extremely useful information for all stakeholders—students, teachers, parents, schools, and policy-makers Let’s take a look at what assessment is, why it’s important, and how it can be delivered in the classroom in a useful manner. Toetsen en beoordelen met ICT. CristinaSkyBox: That Time of Year Again - Testing and Revisions. End of April and in many places the term/semester is now heading towards its end.

CristinaSkyBox: That Time of Year Again - Testing and Revisions

Which also means that teachers and students are busy with revisions and assessments. Although I may not be a big fan of mindless, repetitive gap-fills, every classroom activity has a place and time for their use. (One also needs to bear in mind student preferences, even if they are not a teacher's preference. The Answer Pad Interactive Learning Tool. 16 May The Answer Pad is a comprehensive tool that is different from the presentation and assessment tools you might have seen in the past.

The Answer Pad Interactive Learning Tool

This completely interactive mobile app and web tool promotes student engagement and helps teachers monitor student progress. Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started. We know certain characteristics can be encouraged, but not taught, like curiosity.

Inquiry in the Classroom: 7 Simple Tools To Get You Started

But teachers who use an inquiry based approach can provide techniques that help students learn the questions to ask that may spark a natural interest. Image from Flickr via David Woo. Formative Assessment: The Right Question at the Right Time. Even feedback vragen. Feedback met behulp van ICT: toepassingen en hun eigenschappen.

Fun Assessment for Silent Sustained Reading. My 90 minute English class begins with 15 minutes of silent sustained reading every day.

Fun Assessment for Silent Sustained Reading

I prioritize this time because I know students won’t love every book we read as part of our curriculum. I want to give them the opportunity and time to read anything that interests them. They can read whatever they want…graphic novels, biographies, popular young adult books or science fiction. My only request is that they select books that are at or above their reading level. How to Turn Rubric Scores into Grades.

I have written several posts about the different types of rubrics—especially my favorite, the single-point rubric—and over time, many teachers have asked me about the most effective way to convert the information on these rubrics into points.

How to Turn Rubric Scores into Grades

Even if you are moving toward a no grades classroom, as a growing number of educators are, you may still be required to supply points or letter grades for student assignments. Despite the title of this post, all I can really offer here is a description of my own process. Mobile scanner. Beyond Assessment: 3 Other Uses for Socrative. This is a guest post from Beth Holland (@brholland) of EdTechTeacher, an advertiser on this site.

Beyond Assessment: 3 Other Uses for Socrative

Socrative is a free student response system that works on any device. With its built-in quick questions and quiz options, it is an incredible resource for formative and summative assessments. However, Socrative can be used for more than just quizzes. Part 1: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities. I have often reflected on the idea of formative assessment.

Part 1: Over 35 Formative Assessment Tools To Enhance Formative Learning Opportunities

In my reflection I have come up with several main ideas. First, this is a practice that has always been a part of good teaching. Second, it may be better stated as formative learning since I view assessment as a part of the overall learning experience. Last, I have come up with some wonderful formative learning tools, in nine different categories, for use in the classroom I wish to share with you in this series.