Tag Archives: Assessment

LearnerPal

NYS Regents Exam Help with LearnerPal

Common Core Standards testing has become a hot topic of debate among teachers, administrators, students, and parents. Over the past two years, educational content developers at LearnerPal have worked with NYS-licensed teachers, principals, department heads, and — most importantly — students to develop online content to help students learn and enhance knowledge across several academic … Read more

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Game-Based Learning with Zondle

Are you tired of sifting through pages of search results to find the perfect game for reviewing lessons  with your class? While there are a wealth of educational games online, it is not always easy finding games that match your teaching needs and curriculum. With Zondle (available online and as an app), it just … Read more

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Response LE

How to Use SMART Response

SMART Response is a great way to conduct assessments with your students, especially if you are already using SMART Notebook. There are several different device and “clicker” options, depending on subject and grade level, and it’s easy to start using.

1. Easily Set Up a Class with Teacher Tools

Creating a roster for each of … Read more

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5 Great Apps for Assessing with Quizzes

5 Great Apps for Assessing with Quizzes

Socrative, Edmodo, and InfuseLearning are all part of our 5 Great Apps for Assessing with Quizzes eBook!

Assessing student learning is one of the most important but challenging things for a teacher to do. Assessment reports and online grading tools take away the tedious task of collecting and grading quizzes, as well as provide educators … Read more

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Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers - PARCC

PARCC Announces New Assessment Tool and Guidance

On March 5, 2013, PARCC announced the release of new planning tools for their impending 2014-2015 technology-based assessments. PARCC announced it would also provide educators with guidance concerning the new exam design, as well as best practices for preparing for, and administering the assessments.

One of the tools featured in the announcement was the Capacity Read more

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Infuse Learning

Infuse Learning: Empowering the BYOD Revolution

Infuse Learning is an “any device” student response system which is 100% free, and among the best resources we’ve seen for 1:1 classrooms.

If a device has access to the internet, then you can push questions and content out to that device, and receive completed work back.  We especially like that this supports “drawing,” on iOS, Android, and … Read more

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Smarter Balanced

4 Great Common Core Activities from Smarter Balanced

The sample items found at Smarter Balanced are designed to prepare students for the next-generation Common Core assessment. These sample items and performance tasks provide an early look into the depth of understanding of the CCSS that will be measured by the Smarter Balanced assessment system. This online assessment contains many click-and-drag activities which work … Read more

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Three Ring

Assessment Made Easy with Three Ring

Ongoing assessment in the classroom provides us with a more complete and accurate picture of student progress. As we consider the requirements of New York state’s (as well as others) Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR), our teachers will be looking for “…a range of assessment tools and processes to measure and document student learning and Read more

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Digitize Student Work

Can’t fit that diorama into your student’s portfolio? Have you run out of space in your tenth file cabinet?

It’s time to digitize your students’ work. Three Ring is a cool, simple-to-use platform where you use your mobile device to upload photos (and soon other formats) of student work, organizing it around whatever standards or … Read more

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Google

Flubaroo – Let Google Grade That!

Wishing you had a Teacher’s Assistant to help with your stacks of ungraded assignments? Google has made your life a little bit easier.

If you are a Google Drive (formerly known as Docs) fan, you may already be familiar with using Google Forms for easy data collection. Now, if you create a Form to collect … Read more

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