Powerful and Easy Digital Tools for Formative Assessment

Formative assessment can double student learning gains and digital tools can help. Let's take a look at a few great options! The post Powerful and […]

How to attend a formative assessment with Think Exam?

Formative assessment discovers the thinking skills of the student. Designing the right assessment is quite pricky for teachers as they need to figure out the […]

As we hit day twenty on the #AppventCalendar, we reveal @Plickers suggested by @Mrs_Educate

As we open the twentieth door on the Appvent Calendar for 2021, we find an app that has been featured previously on the #AppventCalendar, so […]

#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 […]

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