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Applying and Integrating Media and Technology for Learning in a Traditional or Post Modern Classroom.
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Checklists & Rubrics - TOPkit

Checklists & Rubrics - TOPkit | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
This section covers checklists, rubrics, and guidelines for evaluating online programs and course quality. The Selection/Application/Implementation Guide and Resources/Examples may be used to create a customized program and course evaluation process for an institution’s specific needs. These artifacts may be used in a variety of contexts such as self-assessment, instructional designer review, peer review, institutional online program effectiveness, and accreditation standards.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, May 5, 2:37 PM

This is a deep resource from TOPkit.  Many links to quality tools for online educators.

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
The Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Infographic presents types of activities and grading and feedback criteria to help you plan better assessments.

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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, March 19, 2015 5:29 PM

Genial a utilização da taxonomia de Bloom nesse infografico das possiveis atividades em formato "blended"(mix presencial e on line)

Dr. Melissa A. Bordogna's curator insight, March 26, 2015 1:59 AM

At a glance, I thought this a helpful infographic.  It also made me think of the types of feedback I give my students.  In addtion to using a rubric (marking criteria), I tend to provide a fair bit of written feedback.  

How about you...Which types of feedback have you found to be very effective in terms of student learning (as oppose to time-saving for us)?

Karen Ellis's curator insight, April 1, 2015 6:57 PM

Designing and planning assesment in online learning is very important.  This infographic reminds us of the importance of making the task student centric and that  ongoing feedback is critical. 

 

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NEW Personalization vs. Differentiation vs. Individualization Chart

NEW Personalization vs. Differentiation vs. Individualization Chart | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
New Revised Version of Personalization vs Differentiation vs Individualization (PDI) Chart (2013)

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Barbara Bray's curator insight, March 4, 2013 6:14 PM

The originalPDI chart has been downloaded over tens of thousands of times around the world. We received feedback and input from educators who helped us revise the chart so it clarifies the differences between the terms. We welcome your feedback and to share your stories of personalizing learning.

 

If you have our older version of the chart, please replace it with this version.

Personalized Learning Chart v2 (2013) by Barbara Bray & Kathleen McClaskey is licensed under aCreativeCommonsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 UnportedLicense. 

 

Please share this with your PLN!

Barbara Bray's curator insight, March 10, 2013 11:25 AM
We revised the PDI chart from feedback from educators around the world. Now we are receiving information from people who are using the chart to help as they personalize learning.
Barbara Bray's comment, April 2, 2013 5:30 PM
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Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different?

Will the New Online Standardized Tests Be Different? | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Many of us are asking this question "Will the new online standardized tests be different?" and this post begins to explore where things stand at this point. There are two state coalitions that are designing the new tests, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. For a look at sample questions from both sites and a short discussion on what the "computer enhanced" testing may bring to your classroom click through to the post.


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Online Teaching: State of the Art

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Online Teaching: State of the Art
Greg Kearsley
University of New England, United States
CONTEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, 2010, 1(1), 87-89


As instructor-led online classes become increasingly prevalent at colleges, universities and school systems around the world, the issue of online teaching quality is becoming a major topic. There are a lot of sides to this issue including: (1) impact on student achievement; (2) faculty satisfaction; (3) assessing online teaching effectiveness; and (4) how to improve online teaching. Let me say a few words about each of these in turn.


Full text of this insightful article: http://cedtech.net/articles/117.pdf


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Assessment and Rubrics

Assessment and Rubrics | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
A collection of rubrics for assessing portfolios, cooperative learning, research process/report, PowerPoint, oral presentation, web page, blog, wiki, and other social media projects.
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27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding ~ TeachThought

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding ~ TeachThought | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

"Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching.Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a curriculum map, the ability to quickly and easily check for understanding is a critical part of what you do. (Which was the idea behind our post last March, “10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds Or Less.”)

 

"The following infographic Mia MacMeekin offers up 27 additional ways to check for understanding. Some aren’t necessarily quick–”Test what you learned in a new situation”–but there are a dozen or more other ideas that are worth adding to your teacher toolbox, many of which aren’t content-related, but rather cognitively-related (Locate 3 people who agree with your point of view.)"


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These are performance based actions that require a demonstration of understanding on various levels.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, November 12, 2013 2:24 PM

Simple but useful.

Mary Reilley Clark's curator insight, November 15, 2013 9:32 AM

Several of these would be easy to use with library lessons.

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20 Time-Saving Grading Apps That Teachers Love - Best Colleges Online

20 Time-Saving Grading Apps That Teachers Love - Best Colleges Online | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Grading can be a daunting task, but these apps can save teachers a lot of time.

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12 Characteristics Of An iPad-Ready Classroom

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iPads are "wondrous little devices capable of enchanting learners for hours, to get the learning results you’re likely after will take planning, design, and reflection."

This post discusses four areas of instruction and instructional design that will help you integrate iPad in the classroom. The four areas are each followed by three bullet points. See each area below, with one of the bullet points listed. Click through to the article for more information.

* Curriculum is Adaptive (as in less rigid). There are "Learning pathways, embedded differentiation and personalization, culturally and cognitively responsive tasks and work that honors constructivist thinking and doing over passivity and compliance."

* Instruction is diverse (as in less uniform).  "With access to a nearly infinite number of digital domains, instruction will have to adapt in parallel, including peer-to-peer, student-to-student, school-to-school learning; mastery-based learning via apps such as the Khan Academy."

* Assessment is Frequent and Formative (as in less intermittent and summative). "A climate of assessment that yields simple data digestible to all stakeholders–including the teacher."

* Integrated with Relevant Communities (as in purely academic, or forced, awkward audiences–for the love of everything, please no more letters to the principals). Digital, Physical, Local, Global


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Antonia Rudenstine's curator insight, October 4, 2013 9:10 AM

Though this article is "labelled" for an ipad-ready classroom, I might call is 12 characteristics of a 21st century classroom: teaching practice is changing and this post lists 12 things we can now expect to see..