Exit tickets seem to be a great way to go in terms of formative assessment. An Alan Novemeber webinar suggested the students provide critical thinking questions as their exit ticket, which is another idea that could still work with this.
As I reflect upon the last year in terms of educational technology and the impact it continues to have on student learning and achievement, I thought I would compile a list of my favorite web tools—those that have transformed reading, writing, critical thinking, collaborating and creating in my classroom.
Check out my 2012 collection of “Cool Tools” here!
For as long as I can remember I've been using avatars to teach Internet safety. It's a fun and engaging way to teach students the importance of protecting their identities when they are online and a great prelude to using a variety of web 2.0 tools to support the curriculum.
This 26 slide interactive powerpoint takes the three parts of Author's purpose: to inform, to entertain, and to persuade and turns them into a fun interactive quiz. This is whiteboard ready! Students will love the 3D graphics and custom animations.
If you are looking for a new formative assessment tool check out Understoodit. Whether your students are on iPads or have access to the web from desktops, Understoodit is a fantastic free assessment tool that is perfect for collecting data when presenting new information to students.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Samantha Grossman wasn't always thrilled with the impression that emerged when people Googled her name.
Nancy Jones's insight:
This is rather interesting and a good service for a university to offer their graduates. Between the ages of 14 and 21 and lot of mistakes are made, with this generation , many of them are online for all to see.
"Teachers all over the world are flipping their classrooms. Instead of doing homework and projects at home, students watch lectures and videos. When they get to class they engage students with activities and tests designed to test what students have learned. While flipping your classroom may sound like a good idea, it requires having a way to present information to students at home. These top 6 apps for flipping your classroom will give you the tools you need to turn your classroom upside down."
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