Use Formative Assessment to Differentiate Instruction Teacher 1: A fraction with the same number on the top and bottom is a unit fraction. Narrator: At Forest Lake Elementary, students are assessed early and often. Teacher 1: Two nights plus three nights plus one night. Narrator: Some of the tests are fun, and most of them employ the latest technology. 10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, labs, rotations, online-only, self-blend, and of course, flipped. While there are numerous ways to implement a flipped classroom, the basic components include some form of prerecorded lectures that are then followed by in-class work. Flipped classrooms are heralded for many reasons. For one thing, students can learn at their own pace when they’re watching lectures at home.
Digital Technology Tools for Implementing Formative Assessment – Post One We’ve blogged numerously on classroom formative assessment strategies that can be implemented easily into everyday classroom activities. All of the formative assessment blogs we’ve done to date can be categorized into various types, to include: – Rubrics – All student response systems – No hands up – Feedback – Activating self and peers – Eliciting evidence of student learning Within each of these formative assessment categories, there are digital tools that can help facilitate the assessment, most of which are free or affordable. 5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative Assessment Tools I thought I could read my students' body language. I was wrong. As an experiment, I used Socrative when I taught binary numbers. What I learned forever changed my views on being a better teacher.
Mobile Engage your students with unique classroom experiences, on any device! Create your FREE Account Required Or By submitting this form, you accept the Nerpod Terms & Conditions. By submitting this form, you accept the Nearpod Terms & Conditions. The Qualitative Formative Assessment Toolkit: Document Learning with Mobile Technology What is qualitative formative assessment? Some call it anecdotal or informal assessment. However, such designations imply passivity -- as if certain things were captured accidentally.
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Seven Tech Tools for Fast Formative Assessment by Curtis Chandler You and I would be hard-pressed to find a teacher who’s against formative assessment. We would have better luck finding someone who hates whales or pizza. In theory, every teacher is regularly designing and deploying a variety of outcomes-based learning activities that help the teacher determine where students are in the learning process. And then adjusting their instruction accordingly (Greenstein, 2010). Formative Assessment Tech Tools - Keystone Area Education Agency Formative Assessment or Assessment for Learning Formative assessment is a process, not an assessment tool or instrument, which includes collecting information on student progress toward a learning goal. The information is used to adjust instruction and increase student learning. The assessment for learning process is not an add-on to instruction, but an integral part of instruction necessary to identify and close the learning gap for each student. Assessment for learning is used by both teachers and students. Teachers use feedback to check for student understanding during the instructional process and to make adjustments to their instruction as necessary.
Classroom Timers - Fun Timers We've decided to put our new fun timers, and timers for classrooms into a nice sub-section. These are great timers for children, or maybe meetings, or anything really. They just add some extra fun to the usual countdown timers :-) Ten Reflective Questions to Ask at the End of Class Share with Friends 7KShares Photo Credit: There is More to iPads in the Classroom Than Apps In a previous post, Evaluating Apps with Transformative Use of the iPad in Mind, I describe my ambivalence about teacher asking my for the “perfect” app to teach this or that. I have teachers ask me frequently about app recommendations for different subject areas.“What app could I use to teach subtraction?”“What app would you recommend for my students to practice writing?”