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Rethink Formative Assessment with Microsoft Forms

A few weeks ago I shared formative assessment strategies at a conference for educators. I said something to the group that I often say when discussing this topic. There is no point in collecting data you aren’t going to use. Data collection should be relevant and actionable. And I’m always on the hunt for powerful […]

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Quizalize Automates Differentiated Learning through Real-Time Formative Assessment

How do you manage resources for differentiated learning in your classroom? Teachers can now use Quizalize to test mastery and then automatically assign resources to students. These differentiated resources are designed to support students with different levels of mastery. With Quizalize, students can easily access resources designed to support their individual needs. Real-Time Formative Assessment […]

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Woot Math Polls: Formative Assessment for the Math Classroom

What does formative assessment look like in your classroom? As a classroom teacher, I knew how important it was to hear from students in the midst of a lesson. This “check for understanding” would drive my instruction. I recently had the chance to talk to the creator of an awesome formative assessment tool for the […]

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SMART Response 2 Formative Assessment Tool for Classrooms

How do you check for understanding in your classroom? It’s so important to gauge student understanding in the midst of a lesson. The folks at SMART Technologies have a special formative assessment tool to help teachers check for understanding as part of their Learning Suite. You might be familiar with SMART’s popular interactive whiteboards. As a teacher […]

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Digital Storytelling and Authentic Assessments

Digital storytelling is a powerful way to engage students in the writing process. Whether they are telling stories from a summer vacation or writing a persuasive essay on a community issue, technology tools can help motivate reluctant writers. Students can use their writing, audio recordings, video creations, illustrations, and images to create a digital storytelling […]

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MelonPrep for Customizable Assessments

MelonPrep is a practice platform for students developed by Carnegie Mellon Alumni.  It is designed to help students retain what they have learned in the classroom and apply it to real world situations.  Students can choose from a range of topics and concepts. There are over 100,000 questions across the content areas.  MelonPrep lets students quiz from […]

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Digital Portfolios: Capture Learning In (and Out) of the Classroom

This post is in partnership with Spaces, a tool for digital portfolios. All opinions are my own.  Educators and parents alike often share a similar insight, “Students are more than their grades… their report card doesn’t tell the whole story.” As their teacher, working with your students on a daily basis, you have the opportunity to see […]

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Create Math Courses On Demand with Curriculum Engine

The team at Walch Mathematics has created a new curriculum platform to help educators customize math resources. Just launched this month, Curriculum Engine is a dynamic platform. It gives educators access to high-quality, standards-aligned courses for high school math. And with this resource, you can adjust the curriculum to meet the needs of your students. […]

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Check for Understanding with Book Creator

Did you hear the news? Over the next few months, I’m hosting a handful of webinars for the awesome folks at Book Creator. The most recent webinar I hosted was all about strategies to check for understanding with Book Creator. If you’re passionate about using digital tools for formative assessments, you’ll definitely want to check […]

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5 Ways to Use Buncee in the Library

Buncee is a wonderfully easy and fun way to create digital content in your school library. This web-based creation and presentation tool allows educators and students to create visuals for a wide variety of lessons. There are so many ways to use Buncee in the library as well as in classrooms. This Padlet shows off […]

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