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using New and Emerging Technologies to enhance Learning Provider's "current Practice" - John is a retired eLearning Adviser, but keeping up to date, and all views are his own
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OrangeSlice: Teacher Rubric - Google Docs add-on

OrangeSlice: Teacher Rubric - Google Docs add-on | technologies |
Easily and quickly make rubric selections and convert the Analysis or Holistic rubric into a percentage or points grade.
John Dalziel's insight:
Both Google docs and Classroom are fantastic applications to create, distribute and receive submitted assignments from learners. 
 However, the grading process seems to bring the efficiency to a screeching halt. 
The OrangeSlice: Teacher Rubric Add-on increases grading productivity by eliminating repetitive clicks, presenting the rubric selections in an easy to use format and presenting the final grades in a consistent, professional format. 
More time is created for practitioners to provide the needed constructive feedback their learners need for success. 
Simply, Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase grading productivity and will professionally presents a scored rubric and grade for learners.
Take a look at this video clip ;
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Coursekit | technologies |

The free, simple way to manage your course and engage your learners.


Practitioners are always on the lookout for better ways to interact with their learners.


Coursekit lets practitioners manage any course they are teaching online.
     - Create an account on the Coursekit site;
     - fill in the details of your course
            resources, etc.
     - invite learners by providing them with an online course code that can be used by them to enroll.


Practitioners can also share grades with learners to keep them up to date.


Coursekit an excellent resource, especially for practitioners who work for a number of learning providers.

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Formative - for real-time assessments

Formative - for real-time assessments | technologies |
A platform for real-time formative assessments + a FREE next-generation student response system.
John Dalziel's insight:

No surprise, Formative is a formative assessment tool for teachers. It provides them with a platform where they can create and distribute assignments with learners and track their performance in realtime.
Users can either...
■ create new assignments from scratch using Formative editor or
■ upload assignments they've already created somewhere else
...and use them with their learners paperlessly.
■ Create an account,
■ generate a code for their class and
■ send the code to learners so they can register.
Using Formative's analytics features, users are able to...
■ see learners progress in realtime,
■ grade their work,
■ provide instant individualized feedback and
■ engage with learners in constructive discussions around their assignments.
NOTE: - Formative is free for teachers and learners.
You may find it useful to watch the video tutorial at ;

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Gradebook | LearnBoost

Gradebook | LearnBoost | technologies |

LearnBoost claims to be the best gradebook software on the web - and it’s free! Although aimed at schools this has potential for practitioners working in the Further Education and Skills sectors.


What do users get?


- Gradebook: easy inputs, statistics, standards, grading, weighting, etc.;


- Attendance: Track, notice trends, and print off records;


- Lesson Plans: helps connect planning and instruction to grading and assessing; Create lesson plans, align to imported standards, and add enriching media and picture files;


- Reporting: easy-to-interpret charts and reports automatically update, giving practitioners information required;


- Parent (substitute Employer) & Learner: enabling employer and student accounts and users will create inroads for communication and collaboration.; and


- Other Goodies: seating, schedules, calendars etc.

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