7 Excellent Tools for Assessment in One to One Classroom May 11, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a set of useful web tools for assessment in the one to one classroom. These tools are compiled by Apple Distinguished Educator Monica from Class Tech Tips and featured in this presentation . One of the tools included in this slideshow called Understoodit is no longer available and has become EventMobi. Here is a round-up of all the assessment tools Monica compiled: 1- Nearpod A longer piece on the taxonomy of Bloom Benjamin Bloom developed a taxonomy for goals in education, and frankly: One of the most asked questions I received is ‘is Bloom correct’. For the people who haven’t heard about the taxonomy before, it is often represented like this: But did you notice, I didn’t write: this is the taxonomy, I wrote it’s often represented. During Spring a lot of edubloggers wrote about this by the likes of David Didau and Doug Lemov and on Twitter Dylan William proposed this correction: But now it’s getting really interesting as Lorin W.
20 Words You Didn’t Know Were Inspired by People – flavorwire Given that all we do is write about culture all day, we at Flavorpill are always fascinated by words and the tricksy ways they come to be. Recently, we’ve been thinking about the etymology of common words, particularly the ones that can be traced back to specific people in history, whether authors, scientists, or just wealthy estate agents who were, well, boycotted by the town around them. After the jump, twenty common words that originated as people’s names — and there are many more, so add your favorite to the list in the comments! The 7th Earl of Cardigan. A practical guide to tactical mobile prototyping This is an edited excerpt from Chapter 6 of The Mobile Frontier: A Guide For Designing Mobile Experiences, published by Rosenfeld Media. Regardless of the 'why' for your particular prototype, selecting the right prototyping method for your mobile UX project is a lot like selecting a good book. There are countless options to choose from, so how do you pick the right one? Similar to asking yourself, “What type of book am I in the mood for?", the first step in identifying the right prototyping method involves asking, “What type of design exploration am I about to embark on?”. Unlike selecting the right reading material from countless book genres, mobile prototyping methods tend to fall into two basic genres: 'tactical' (which we will look at in the below excerpt) and 'experiential' prototyping.
Make a Scratch-Off Photo Valentine Scratch-off cards sure know how to take you on an emotional roller coaster. First you’re filled with gleeful anticipation and then, womp-womp. It’s a dud! Lucky for us, our buddy Brit showed us a sure way to always get a winning scratch-off. She taught us how to turn Polaroids (or any photo) into the best scratch-off card ever. You can make your own easy scratch-offs using dish soap and acrylic paint.
Quiz-Busters Plenary and Revision Quiz from teachers-direct Quiz-Busters is an interactive plenary quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answer plenary and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL). Completely free to use! Great for SATs Revision or GCSE revision. Requires no additional software purchase.
Memory not memories – teaching for long term learning – primarytimerydotcom It seems like a life time ago but this time last week I should have been at ResearchEd, listening to great speakers and getting butterflies about my session later that day. Except that I slipped on the hardboard down on the kitchen floor courtesy of our kitchen refit and ended up in A&E instead. Luckily nothing is broken and my leg is slowly getting better. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there. 1st Grade Reading Comprehension Worksheets These reading worksheets were written at a first grade level, but it's important to remember that reading level varies from student to student. After they read the passage, students then answer the comprehension questions that follow. Reading comprehension worksheets that are aligned with the Common Core Standards are indicated with the apple core icon (
#1 Free Timeline Maker for PowerPoint Timeline Templates 10 Beautiful Timeline Templates to Chose From Office Timeline Plus comes with 10 timeline templates that use different visual styles, colors, and content to give you a head start. You can start with a timeline template and modify it or build your own timeline using the New Timeline Wizard. Create An Interactive, Label-Based Image Quiz! Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo for sharing this resource! ImageQuiz is a fantastic new website that lets users create image-based quizzes with ease. Just upload your image, choose a title, and begin tagging the locations of the labels. Tagging works by drawing on the image to define what the quiz should test people on, and then labeling each of those tags.