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The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic

The 6 Types Of Assessments (And How They're Changing) - Edudemic | Academic Conferencing | Scoop.it

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students. The handy infographic takes a look at different types of assessments and their attributes and questions. Keep reading to learn more.


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Marilyn Korhonen's curator insight, July 30, 2013 11:25 AM

Great overview of assessments in education.

Shea Stehm's curator insight, August 2, 2013 1:41 PM

Testing, especially any sort of standardized testing tends to get a bad rap. Teachers complain that they spend too much time teaching to a test. But assessments do have value, and an important place in our learning structure. By measuring what students are learning, we as teachers can look at how we are approaching different subjects, materials, and even different students.

Dee KC's curator insight, August 6, 2013 3:25 PM

following the DfE's assessing without levels guidance this looks like  god place to start when reviewing how you measure progress

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Converting Interested People Into Registered Attendees - Part I - The Conference Mentor

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Good marketing generates a ‘buzz’ that makes people want to know more and be part of whatever you are doing. There is lots of content available on marketing via email, social media and exhibitions, but where do your clients actually buy from you?
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Promoting Your Event - The Conference Mentor

Promoting Your Event - The Conference Mentor | Academic Conferencing | Scoop.it
There are numerous channels for promoting events, the one you choose will depend on the time and budget you have available. We’ve taken time to put together a list of tools that will help you to advertise your event, even with a small budget.
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Mobile Apps For Your Event – Part 2 - The Conference Mentor

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A guide to event apps for social Media planning, managing your team, networking, easy interaction and mobile event guides.
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Converting interested people into registered attendees

Converting interested people into registered attendees | Academic Conferencing | Scoop.it
A guide to the best apps to use when converting interested leads into registered attendees at your event.
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Call For Papers - The Conference Mentor

Call For Papers - The Conference Mentor | Academic Conferencing | Scoop.it
Issuing your call for papers is the first interaction you have with potential authors and delegates and first impressions are everything.  In the days gone by, academics were the first to use email and so, a standard developed.
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Mobile Apps For Your Event - Part 1 - The Conference Mentor

Mobile Apps For Your Event - Part 1 - The Conference Mentor | Academic Conferencing | Scoop.it
The first part of this blogs looks into when you should use event apps and when you what features will make an event easier.
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