authentic assessment

Ready-to-Use Curriculum for Global Student Connections

Collaboration and authentic audiences are two topics I frequently cover on the blog. And if you’ve read my book Tasks Before Apps you know that I value the power of collaboration and creation for an audience. When the folks at iDialogue reached out earlier this year, I was certainly interested to learn more about their […]

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Shutterfly Photo Story for Classrooms

Shutterfly Photo Story is an awesome free app for iPads that is great for creating authentic learning experiences for students.  It lets students in all grade levels create self-published photo books that are customizable. They can apply what they have learned in the classroom through a hands-on, project-based learning experience. 
Shutterfly Photo Story allows students […]

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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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