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5 Games to Make Online Assessments Fun ExitTicket Student Response System

5 Games to Make Online Assessments Fun ExitTicket Student Response System
5 Games to Make Online Assessments Fun Back when I was still using clickers for my Do Nows, students would race to be the first one to buzz in their answers. While I was uncomfortable seeing them rush the assessment, I loved seeing the joy factor. 1) Wrong Answer Prediction Having students predict the percentage of the most popular wrong answer makes them think critically Pick which wrong answer will be the most popular. This simple game has phenomenal effects, and I urge you to try it to see if you get the same results. Not only does the Wrong Answer Prediction make online assessments fun, it makes remediation more engaging. I’ve never seen another teacher try to make online assessments fun in this way. 2) Class Averages Showing the classes in Projector Mode can build a competition between periods This is an instructional strategy we have already seen employed by many teachers. One of my greatest rivalries was between two of my electives, Programming and Web Design. 3) SuperStreak Related:  Teather toolsMotivational

The game machine W2L Info Published on December 1st, 2013 | by What2Learn Are you looking to make your own study game? No technical skills or programming knowledge is required to make these fun and effective study games – simply fill in the blanks with your own questions and answers and your flash-based game is instantly created and available for your students to play online. If you would like to create some games in the meantime, please sign up for a great value student or teacher Premium Account. Take a look below at the fantastic games you could soon be making… Hangman-style study games Simply provide eight single word answers to make your game. Q & A quizzes Provide eight questions and answers. Anagram study games Provide eight questions and answers. Matching activities Interactive wordsearches Provide eight questions and answers. Ready to make your own study games? Click the ‘sign up’ link at the top of this page if you are ready to start creating your own study games like the ones above. Related posts:

10 Ways To Create Digital Exit Tickets Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Matt Levinson on Edutopia about digital media exit tickets that really got me thinking. In his article, he begins with a story of a lesson on prepositions he thought went really well, but eventually realizes that students didn’t get what he wanted out of the lesson. As he says in the article, “That experience served as a major “aha” moment to me as a young teacher. I realized that I needed to have some way of assessing what students were learning both as the class was unfolding and at the completion of class. This is the moment when I started using exit cards, a 3×5 notecard for students to write down something they had learned. Inspired by this article, I too wanted ways that they could quickly share their thoughts and questions about a lesson so that I could assess their understanding. So, I came up with 10 digital exit ticket ideas, and am excited to put these into effect this school year! Like this: Like Loading...

3 surefire ways to motivate your language learners to do homework Getting learners to do homework has long been a challenge for teachers. Homework has a negative connotation for learners and with good reason; they view it as an unwanted extension of the classroom that intrudes into their leisure time. I’ve argued on the blog before that assigning too much homework or giving meaningless tasks is detrimental. Nevertheless, as teachers we can employ the following three strategies to make homework more interesting and relevant, so that our learners will be encouraged to complete it. 1. If you’re assigning homework it should always be a positive thing; never create negative consequences for incomplete homework. Key concept Because we really should be using homework to reinforce learning and not teach new concepts, those who choose not to do the work will not be adversely affected. Make homework relevant, flexible and chosen by learners. 2. Quite simply, give your learners options. 3. Rounding up: 3 quick tips Do not give homework after every class.

12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation Tools for Teachers There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students. If you have any other favourites, please add them to the comments! 1. Classtools is already one of my favourite websites, home of the Countdown Timer and Random Word Picker. 2. Content generator’s templates allow anyone to generate their own e-Learning quizzes, games and applications through our custom software – no coding required. 3. SuperTeacherTools.com is dedicated to providing technology tools for teaching that are quick and easy to download, learn, and start using in your classroom. 4. 5. 6. 7. Also worth a look: 8. 9. 10. 11. And finally….. 12.

No-hands-up, Exit Tickets och Flygande bedömning för ett inkluderande klassrumsklimat med stöd av IKT | Fröken IT Först några tankar sedan konkreta tips! Som högstadieelev gick jag med darrande ben in till en del av klassrummen. Andra klassrum längtade jag till. Jag har många gånger efteråt funderat över varför det var på det här sättet och kommit fram till ett svar, som jag tror stämmer: Jag var rädd för att räcka upp handen! Eftersom jag (och forskningen!) Nedan följer exempel på digitala verktyg som du kan använda dig av för No-hands-up, Exit-Tickets och Flygande bedömning. 1. 2. 3. Mer inspiration och information! Jag har tidigare skrivit ett inlägg om ”de fem principerna” i BFL – Bedömning För Lärande (Formativ bedömning) med stöd av IKT . Här får du tips på sidor med inspiration och information om det formativa arbetssättet: Padlet – Ett favoritverktyg – Patricia Diaz (här hittar du massvis av inspiration!) Tips på praktiska metoder för att synliggöra lärandet – Camilla Lindskoug En mycket bra miniföreläsning där Helena Wallberg ger sitt specialpedagogiska perspektiv på formativ bedömning:

16 Funny Swedish Insults 28Jun 2013 Swedes have a colorful way of insulting one another. And most of our insults hail from the pre-industrialization time, when most of the population were farmers or worked outside. This means, Swedes love insults relating to dumb geese, stupid donkeys, and gossiping sheep. And in a time when cities were distant, and the countryside was full of peasants, you cannot go far from the forest. I split the list of insults into phrases and words. Insulting Swedish PhrasesSkita i det blå skåpet – To shit in the blue cupboard. The phrase originates from the comedy film, Göta Kanal, when the actor Janne Loffe Carlsson says, “Nu har de skitit i det blå skåpet, nu är det krig!” Gå och dra något gammalt över dig – Go and hide yourself under something old – Not only you should get lost, but put an old blanket over your head. Dra åt skogen – Go to the forest – Sweden is full of trees and when you want someone to ‘get lost’ you tell them to ‘go to the forest.’ Dum som en gås

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10 Ways To Create Digital Exit Tickets – TeachBytes Yesterday I read a fantastic post by Matt Levinson on Edutopia about digital media exit tickets that really got me thinking. In his article, he begins with a story of a lesson on prepositions he thought went really well, but eventually realizes that students didn’t get what he wanted out of the lesson. As he says in the article, “That experience served as a major “aha” moment to me as a young teacher. I realized that I needed to have some way of assessing what students were learning both as the class was unfolding and at the completion of class. This is the moment when I started using exit cards, a 3×5 notecard for students to write down something they had learned. Inspired by this article, I too wanted ways that they could quickly share their thoughts and questions about a lesson so that I could assess their understanding. So, I came up with 10 digital exit ticket ideas, and am excited to put these into effect this school year! Like this: Like Loading...

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