i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction New i-Ready combines a valid and reliable growth measure and individualized instruction in a single online product that saves teachers time at a fraction of the cost of similar products. Adaptive Growth Measure & Diagnostic A single K–12 adaptive Diagnostic for reading and mathematics that pinpoints student needs down to the sub-skill level, and ongoing progress monitoring shows whether students are on track to achieve end-of-year targets. Teacher-Led Instruction
Voice Tools Voice tools allow teachers and students to make and listen to voice recordings in Moodle. There is a suite of tools available for LSE staff and students. Audio Feedback - record spoken feedback for essays using the 'Audio feedback (PoodLL)' option within the Moodle Assignment tool. Demo of audio feedback in Moodle. Voice Boards - audio discussion board where both teachers and students can post recordings, linked together in a discussion thread. Candler's Classroom Connections Sign Up "I have spent the past few days looking at your site and enjoying your past and current newsletters. I feel like a kid in a candy store! Thanks so much for your hard work and your effort!" ~ Leslie Nichols
18 Animations of Classic Literary Works: From Plato and Shakespeare, to Kafka, Hemingway and Gaiman Yesterday we featured Piotr Dumala's 2000 animation of Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel, Crime and Punishment, and it reminded us of many other literary works that have been wonderfully re-imagined by animators -- many that we've featured here over the years. Rather than leaving these wondrous works buried in the archives, we're bringing them back and putting them all on display. And what better place to start than with a foundational text -- Plato's Republic. We were tempted to show you a claymation version of the seminal philosophical work (watch here), but we decided to go instead with Orson Welles' 1973 narration of The Cave Allegory, which features the surreal artistic work of Dick Oden.
Free Online Quiz Maker Our Quiz tool, part of GoConqr.com, was specifically designed to help you study and prepare you for exams. It enables you to test your own knowledge and practice exam questions. We have different question types that help keep you engaged and test what you’ve studied. 33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom I came across a great blog post the other day – Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think – that told the firsthand account of a teacher, Steven Anderson, who implemented formative assessment in his classroom. He used a sticky-note version of an exit ticket to elicit evidence of student learning and in his words, “what a difference that made.” Formative assessment is ‘easier than you think’ and with all the digital tools and apps now available for mobile devices it’s even easier.
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Top 5 Student Assessment Apps for Teachers Teachers are always looking for new ways to assess their students' work. Regardless of what curriculum you teach, assessment is something that teachers must do everyday. Thanks to the latest in mobile technology, assessing students' work has never been easier! Here are the top 5 assessment apps that will assist you in observing and assessing your students. Nearpod The Nearpod app is a must-have application if your school has access to a set of iPads.
20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning - 20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning by Laura Reynolds While assessment gets all the press, it is feedback for learning that can transform a student’s learning. When feedback is predominately negative, studies have shown that it can discourage student effort and achievement (Hattie & Timperley, 2007, Dinham). Like my experience, the only thing I knew is that I hated public speaking and I would do anything possible to get out of it.