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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

When testing becomes superfluous...

So my colleague was commenting about another teacher complaining that the test was all procedure and no processing….

Let me back up a little. Formative assessment is constant, very informal, and is, at its heaviest, a quiz. 232 more words

Education

Assessment that (REALLY) Informs...(Part 4 of 4)

In honor of the four days of PARCC testing that will happen in the next few weeks, we decided to devote our next four blog posts to the assessment that makes immediate and long-lasting, sustainable impact for teachers and students: formative assessment. 292 more words

Critical Stance

Assessment that (REALLY) Informs...(Part 3 of 4)

In honor of the four days of PARCC testing that will happen in the next few weeks, we decided to devote our next four blog posts to the assessment that makes immediate and long-lasting, sustainable impact for teachers and students: formative assessment. 373 more words

Change Agent

P3 Assessment for EDU 6172

P3 – Practice standards-based assessment.

This program standard focuses on utilizing several different assessment strategies in the classroom in order to provide a more thoughtful learning experience for students as well as providing multiple opportunities for students to think in a meta-cognitive way about their own learning. 644 more words

Assessment

Rick Wormeli discusses Formative and Summative Assessment

In this awesome video (which is very short), Rick Wormeli talks about the importance of Formative Assessments in the classroom.  He defines Formative Assessments as any assessment done where a student can receive feedback and then revise their efforts and be credited anew for their work.  89 more words

English Language Learners