About the ParticipantsUsing our Lino canvas, please share yourname, where and what you teach, andone interesting fact about yourself.Have a mobile device? Download themobile app for iOS or Android.
Goals for Today• Learn about formative assessments• Learn about technology tools that support quick and easy formative assessments• Create a plan for how you will perform formative assessments in the future• Create a formative assessment using a technology tool
Formative Assessments Using Mobile ApplicationsGoal 1: Learn about formative assessments
Formative vs SummativeWith your partner (identified on the Linocanvas), discuss the differences betweenformative and summative assessments.Share one difference on our Lino canvas. *Click the Lino icon to access our canvas
Formative vs Summative, cont.Understanding the differences betweenformative and summative assessments,which one is more important ineducation?To answer this question, you need tounderstand your goal(s) as an educator.
Formative Assessment StrategiesNeed some more formative assessmentstrategies under your belt? Check outthis great resource!
How You Formatively AssessWith your partner, discuss how youperform formative assessments and whydo them. Share this information on ourLino canvas. *Click the Lino icon to access our canvas
Issues with Formative Assessment• Takes time • Takes class time • Takes your time • Takes time away from learning• Hard to do • Hard to assess every student • Hard to get individual feedback • Hard to keep track of each student
Solution to FA IssuesUsing technology resources can helpeliminate most, if not all, of the issueswith formative assessments. :
Formative Assessments Using Mobile ApplicationsGoal 2: Learn about technologytools that support quick and easy formative assessments
Types Formative Assessment Tools • Tools that are: • Easily accessed • Multiplatform • Easy to use • Cheap (or free) • Commonly used • Highly supported • Can be accessed at school
Celly Text FAUMA12 to 23559 or Visit http://cy.tl/Mkp9k9Login/Password: samplestudent/samplestudent1
TurningPoint Anywhere Visit http://rwpoll.comEnter Session ID displayed on screen or use clickers to respond
TurningPoint Anywhere, cont.Visit http://rwpoll.com and enter Session ID displayed on screen or use clickers to respond Which device are you using to respond? 1.Apple Computer 2.Windows Computer 3.iPad 4.Android Tablet 5.iPhone 6.Android Phone 7.Turning Technologies Clicker 8.Other
TurningPoint AnywhereVisit http://rwpoll.com and enter Session ID displayed on screen or use clickers to respondHow would this technology be useful for your school?
Exploring FA ToolsBased on the tools that you just learnedhow to use, choose one to learn moreabout and spend 15 minutes exploringits functions. Share it with your partner,as well as two other people. In yourgroup of four, share something new youlearned about a FA tool on theLino canvas. *Click the Lino icon to access our canvas
Formative Assessments Using Mobile ApplicationsGoal 3: Create a plan for howyou will perform formative assessments in the future
Formative Assessment PlanThinking about an upcoming lesson thatyou would like to improve. How will youuse these technology tools to adjustyour instruction? Share your thoughtswith your group of four. Choose oneexample to share on the Lino canvas. *Click the Lino icon to access our canvas
Formative Assessments Using Mobile ApplicationsGoal 4: Create a formative assessment using a technology tool
Explore Using a Different FA ToolEven though you have already selectedone technology to use this school year, itis very unlikely that you will use onlyone. Choose a technology tool that youare uncomfortable with to explorefurther. For 10 minutes, practice usingthis tool and create a plan for how youwould use this tool.
Share About Different FA ToolWithin your group of four, share yourthoughts on this different FA tool. Doesit meet your needs? Would yourecommend it to other? Why or whynot? Choose one person out of yourgroup to share their thoughts on theLino canvas. *Click the Lino icon to access our canvas
Teach vs TechRemember, it’s not about thetechnology, it’s about the tool. Whilethese formative assessment tools arevery effective, sometimes no-techoptions are a better solution. o
Andrew SteinmanEducational Technology Consultant at the Kent ISDandrewsteinman@kentisd.org @steinman