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A Flipped Classroom in Action

In this video, Chemistry teacher Rachel Nixon explains to her students what "flipped" instruction means in her class and how that connects to student...

Formative Assessment: Socrative Overview

Socrative is a free web application perfect for formative assessment in the classroom.  Students can respond to teacher-created questions...

Formative Assessment: Plickers

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

Formative Assessment: Using Plickers in the Classroom

Plickers is a free, powerfully simple tool that allows teachers to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for students to have...

Formative Assessment: Formative

Formative is a formative assessment tool that allows teachers to ask various types of check-for-understanding questions and see their students'...

Formative Assessment: EdPuzzle

EDpuzzle is an engaging and interactive video tool that allows teachers to add various questions (in addition to other elements) throughout the...

Formative Assessment: "What are formative assessments and why should we use them?"

This article from Scholastic is an excellent reminder of what formative assessment should look like in the classroom, as well as why it's so...

Formative Assessment: "Technology Fed Growth in Formative Assessment"

In this Education Week article, clear connections are made to the benefits of using technology for formative assessments in the classroom....

Formative Assessment: Dos and Do Nots Comparison Chart

This comparison chart, excerpted from NCTE's "Formative Assessment That Truly Informs Instruction," is a helpful guide for teachers as they plan...

Formative Assessment: Formative vs. Summative Assessment

This video, featuring Rick Wormeli, digs into the difference between formative and summative assessment.  Additionally, there is a clear explanation...

Personalization 'Crash Course'

Personalized learning is a term that is widely used and misused in education.  As our culture becomes more and more personalized, education...

Personalized Learning Guide

Personalized learning gets a closer look as this promising new education model changes the future of education utilizing digital tools for learning....

Bloom's vs. DOK

In this video, Ferdi Serim discusses the overlap between Bloom's Taxonomy and Depth of Knowledge.  He bases the information off the Cognitive Rigor...

What does Depth of Knowledge (DoK) really mean?

Edutopia's contributing author, Gerald August, breaks down the blurry explanations and jargon surrounding the DoK model for deeper thinking....

DoK Game Show

Depth of Knowledge (DoK) can be tricky to understand and explain, especially to parents or stakeholders, without an education background.  This blog...

Taxonomy for Reflective Thinking

Peter Pappas examines Bloom's Taxonomy as it relates to reflection and critical thinking for students, teachers, and principals.  This concept...

Bloom's Taxonomy Revised

This quick overview describes the revised Bloom's Taxonomy model with concrete student and classroom examples.  Lacy McEwen is a secondary level...

Innovative Learners 8 Opportunities

The word "innovative" is quickly becoming a buzz word in education, but what does it mean to be an Innovative Learner?  The formal and informal...

Deep Questions for Math

Dan Meyer, high school math teacher, shares how he creates more open-ended and deeper tasks in his Algebra class.  Using a combination of multimedia...

Research Summary: Model Comparison on Levels of Thinking

There are distinct differences between Bloom's Taxonomy, Webb's Depth-of-Knowledge, and SAMR.  However, there are quite a few correlations in...