#645 Teams: Using Microsoft Whiteboard to facilitate an exit ticket activity

The Whiteboard function in Microsoft Teams has recently had an update. It now has a range of templates to help you quickly put together a […]

#632 Mentimeter is in the Team

A couple of weeks ago saw some new developments with Mentimeter. You can now add a Menti app directly into teams. The menti blog explains […]

#625 Hypothes.is [2/2]: Annotating PDFs in your browser

As we saw in #621 Hypothes.is [1/2]: Make reading active, visible, and social, Hypothes.is is a powerful digital tool for annotating webpages and especially social […]

Blended Learning and Lessons from COVID | Podcast Ep. 83

Dr. Stepan Mekhitarian, Interim Director of Innovation, Instruction, Assessment and Accountability at Glendale Unified School District, discusses lessons on blended learning, differentiation, and formative assessment […]

#621 Hypothes.is [1/2]: Make reading active, visible, and social

Hypothesis is a digital annotation tool that allows anyone to add, view, and respond to comments on pretty much any public webpage. It is a […]

Assessment-Based Feedback Tool: Blooket

By now, most of you have tried Kahoot!, Quizlet, Quizziz, and many others. These tools work as game-based student response systems that provide you with […]

Zoomed Out

The video conferencing solution does not matter – Zoom, Skype, Google Hangout, Big Blue Button – but the effect is the same. The overuse of […]

Pandemic Grading

Before a parent or an educator becomes too emotional in response to pandemic grading, let us consider the situation… Craft an Intentional Perspective “Unconditional positive […]

Moving Towards Inclusive Assessment in STEM

How do you know if your assessments are inclusive? How can you reconsider your assessments to make them more inclusive? Last week, we learned from […]

Assessing Student Learning in a Remote Environment

Remote learning has left many of us wondering about how we will be assessing student learning.¬†How will we know that students are understanding the content […]

Teach Talk: Writing Effective Questions and Answers to Measure Student Understanding

What makes a good question? How do you write effective answer distractors? Is feedback really used on exams? What tools can be used to engage students with […]

Digital Interactive Notebooks

Over the last month, and with the uncertainty of how we will re-open, I decided to make a move to digital notebooks using Google slides. […]

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