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Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Digital Assessment for Differentiated Instruction

Assessment lies at the heart of differentiated instruction.  Pre-assessments (also known as diagnostic assessments) and formative assessments must...

Differentiated Instruction 101

This video animates a podcast from Katie McKnight from TeachHub and includes a nice overview of the WHY behind differentiation as well as concrete...

Addressing and Assessing MI in the Classroom

This site from Edutopia shares ideas and lesson examples from the Enota Multiple Intelligences Academy in Gainesville, Georgia.  Take some time to...

7 Phases of Curriculum Mapping

The ASCD has published a lot of great material in regard to curriculum mapping. If we're honest, most of us would say this isn't really all that fun....

Actively Learn: Reading Engagement

Actively Learn is one or our favorite tools to get students more engaged in reading. Once you give a reading assignment, you're at the mercy of the...

Orange Slice: Easy Grading in Google Classroom

Orange Slice is a useful GSuite-Google Docs add-on to make your grading more productive.  The Teacher Rubric is an add-on that will increase...

K-2 Teamwork Rubric

This rubric, designed by the Buck Institute for Education, can be used specifically with K-2 students to help guide and assess their ability to...

Self-assess With Kahoot!

Ever use a Kahoot! survey? This video will walk you through using the survey as a way for students to reflect on their own learning. The #reflect...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Rubric

When you're ready to assess student digital stories, it will be helpful to use a rubric.  No need to create your own when Kathy Schrock, creator...

Digital Storytelling as Authentic Assessment

In order to help students develop 21st century skills, they will need to move beyond the traditional tests normally given and be providing more...

6 Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

Many students use digital storytelling to demonstrate their knowledge and ability to write narrative stories. However, the power of digital...

Digital Storytelling: Sample Lesson Plans

Thanks to the Creative Educator, you can save time planning and designing digital storytelling lessons for your students!  In this...

VoiceThread for Assessment

Alternative assessment can sometimes be daunting because it really means looking at different ways of grading, and more importantly, exploring the...

Cheating with Technology

Students have been cheating on exams and assignments since school began.  This article from the Chicago Tribune highlights the new cheating...

A Changing History of Assessment

Assessment is changing, or needs to change, alongside our changing students.  Learners today are preparing for a very diverse career path and...

A Model for Authentic Assessment

Get a glimpse of the process that New York's School of the Future uses to create authentic assessments for their students.  Designing...

Why We Need Authentic Assessment

Helping our students gain skills to thrive in a collaborative and changing future is a common goal of any great teacher or parent.  In this blog...

Read Works Digital Tutorial

ReadWorks.org has created a free library of high quality reading passages focused on helping students improve their comprehension, vocabulary,...

Quizlet Live!

Quizlet is a great resource for you and your students to create and utilize enhanced flashcard study sets with classroom mobile devices. It also...