Fantastic Formative Assessment Tools that Give Great Feedback Formative assessments are an important way to meet our students' learning needs. When we can see what our students know (or don't know) we can better adjust our teaching to meet them right at their level. Beyond giving feedback, the best formative assessments help students recognize and value the process of learning, not just the outcomes. These reflective, metacognitive moments can foster kids' genuine excitement, engagement, and lifelong learning. There are lots of digital -- and non-digital -- formative assessment methods that teachers can employ.
250 Google Tools Tutorials for Teachers A few years ago I decided to start making video tutorials for the many Google tools that I write about on this blog and feature in some of my professional development workshops. This week I created my 250th Google tools tutorial. All of my Google tools tutorial videos can be found in this YouTube playlist. The tutorials in the playlist cover a wide range of features of Google tools for teachers and students. I've embedded a few of the highlights of the playlist below.
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. 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.
Animoto in the Classroom: Activity Ideas Looking to enhance students' Web 2.0 competencies and build 21st-century skills? The Animoto tool allows anyone to create professional-looking projects using audio, photographs and video. Fortunately, if you're a teacher looking to bring this fun and easy multimedia tool into the classroom, a free account will do just fine. Windows MultiPoint Server 2011 Home Page Windows MultiPoint Server 2012 enables schools to give all students their own computing stations, supporting teachers in their efforts to guide every student's experience using a system that's easy to learn and use. Gives all students their own computing stations With Windows MultiPoint Server 2012, students have their own stations so they can work independently. Just as if they each had a personal computer (PC), students can personalize Windows Internet Explorer, customize their desktops, and save their class work in private or public folders and on personal flash drives. Plus, students (teachers, too) get the latest Windows experience.
Know Students Better: 17 Tools for Formative Assessment When teachers know their students well, they can build strong connections that lead to better learning. Knowing students’ interests, strengths, and weaknesses help teachers tailor learning experiences for their students. Formative assessment involves the teacher collecting information about what students know, don’t know, and want to learn. This information takes many forms, including observations, exit tickets, discussions, games, and quizzes. These kinds of informal assessments can also help teachers get to know their students as learners and as people. There is a very wide variety of digital formative assessment tools that can be used for free (often charging for extra features).
Online Quizzes: Take Online Quiz - ProProfs Quizzing is a great way to fulfill the need to learn in the most engaging way possible. Quiz yourself or create a quiz for your peers, students, friends, customers, or employees. There’s something for everyone. Dive into some of these top quizzes and explore the unknown. Take as many quizzes as you want - we bet you won’t stop at just one! And, when you’re done, do share your quiz results with your friends via social media.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 of The Best Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is a collection of some good web tools to help you create digital quizzes. You can use them to design interactive quizzes, questionnaire, forms, polls and many more. The tools are easy and simple to use and no software installation is required.
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