Let go

What is your position in your classroom? Are you the transmitter of knowledge? Are you a facilitator of learning? Are you a designer of experiences? Chances are that you are more the latters than the former if you’re here and reading this. But how much control do you need to have? How tightly are you […]

Use Forms for digital anecdotal notes and observations

  Teachers know that some of our most effective assessment comes from our anecdotal notes and observations that we make about student learning. The challenge is often to have a system that makes it quick and easy to take these notes and, next, to make that information usable when we need to evaluate student progress. Creating […]

Plickers: Quick assessment with limited tech

With options like Socrative, Kahoot, Nearpod, and Formative, choices for assessment using ed tech are exploding. the downfall in many of our classrooms, however, is that these require access to devices for your students. Plickers is a great tool for gathering quick assessment data from students and requires only two devices: a smartphone or tablet and a computer. […]