Sure, they're bright and shiny, but are they really learning devices? We'll take a close look at exactly how these technologies are being leveraged in the classroom and what the best apps are for educational purposes.
Checking for Understanding in a Digital World by Kyle Schutt
Save time and effort, avoid frustration, and motivate students by leveraging the power of formative assessment in your classroom. After all, research shows that when teachers understand formative assessment processes and students participate in them, BOTH achievement and motivation increase. In this session we'll learn how digital tools are blurring the lines between assessment and instruction by focusing on learning. We'll take a look at a suite of Discovery Education tools along with a host of other free web 2.0 resources to find out what your students know so you can teach them what they need.