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Design a Custom Google Form Theme to Use Repeatedly

As part of my job I have to have a focus on data collection, whether that data is from students or from teachers.  Google Forms is a great tool to collect this data and when Google introduced the ability to have custom themes last Fall, I was very happy to test this out.   350 more words

Tech Tips

Self-Study - Meeting One

Discussions in this forum are based around thinking through our own self-study and an opportunity to speak together as critical friends. Our role is to push one another, ask questions and challenge assumptions. 315 more words

Formative Classroom Assessment Models

There are a variety of formative assessment tools available for teacher integration in the classroom.  The assessment is on-going and directed.  It can be daily or periodical depending on the criteria and the purpose.  1,168 more words


Plickers In Grade 1

This week I had an extra session to spend with my grade 1 students so I decided to experiment and use Plickers. Since we are transitioning to a new unit this was a great opportunity to assess for the conceptual understanding of the previous unit and to reflect on its outcomes. 282 more words

Assessment In PE

LEC4: Module 6 Reflection-Technology and Assessment

This module has explored the use of technology tools for both formative and summative assessment. As you think about how you will implement formative and summative assessments in the online and blended environments, what are some of the factors you need to consider? 546 more words

Educational Technology

Nearpod: Triumph from Tragedy!

It has been a solid two months since I had an operational SmartBoard in my classroom. The projector decided it had enough of this world, and went to “projector heaven.” This was probably the most inconvenient time for this to happen too, as it was right before our January 2015 midterms when I was really combing through the curriculum with my students. 876 more words


ESL Authentic Assessment

Watch this video on an ESL Authentic Assessment project.  Way cool!

English Language Learners