The What, How and Why of Multiple-Choice Assessment Questions

https://stocksnap.io/photo/YYH82Y0CS7 I am currently participating in a 3-Week Course by Patti Shank on how to "Write Learning Assessments" focusing on writing multiple choice questions (MCQs) […]

#524 Can’t decide? Let Wheel Decide for you

Wheel Decide is a free online spinner tool that helps you make decisions when a coin toss won’t do! You can use it for all […]

Generating Useful Feedback with Digital Survey Tools

Polls and surveys are useful methods for gathering information about your students, tracking progress, and using that feedback to form lesson plans and assessments. With […]

#515 Seamless Menti’s with the PowerPoint add-in

Mentimeter is a popular tool to make sessions more interactive, but having to switch between presentation and browser can make using it in sessions a […]

Effective Formative Assessment for Educators

Perhaps no other innovation holds as much promise to transform education as formative assessment. This article explains what it is, why it’s important, and what […]

What is Formative Assessment?

Formative assessment, according to research, is one of the most effective education innovations to hit modern classrooms. Its impact on student learning is just huge. […]

#487 Quizlet live: an interactive and collaborative activity

In #59 and #74, we introduced you to Quizlet, a great study and revision tool. In this video, we introduce you to Quizlet Live, a […]

Eight reasons to love GoFormative

In a recent tweet, my good friend and colleague @JudyZaccheo posted the following "challenge" After trying @Goformative years ago and hating it....I think I’m finally […]

Succeeding With Differentiation

This post was originally published on edutopia.org Student voice is a hot topic in education, which makes me exceedingly happy—I’ve always thought that students were […]

#454 Socrative Analytics: Useful data to help you plan

In #65 we introduced you to Socrative, a free quiz tool that can be used in the classroom. One of the great features of Socrative […]

Why Is Observation Important? 3 Big Reasons

Student Teaching Observation Forms Download Our Library Student teachers often ask “Why is observation important?” Well for starters it’s the only way for student teachers […]

Improving your (Blackboard) course

Here are a few of my initial thoughts on finding myself a Blackboard user again after a four year absence. These are based on my […]

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