Kati Searcy, NBCTDEN Georgia Leadership CouncilGeorgia Gifted Educator of the YearEd.S. Instructional TechnologyInternational Advisory Board ~ GlobalEducation ConferenceGilder Lehrman National Best PracticeTeaching AwardGeorgia Adopt-A-Stream In-Action Award
Personal Motto“Twenty years from now you will be moredisappointed by the things that you didn’t do thanby the ones you did do.So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safeharbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails.Explore. Dream. Discover.”~Mark Twain
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PurposeWHAT to donotHOW to do it New ways for students to demonstratetheir learning Fresh strategies to get your studentsexcited about assessments
What is it all about?It is not about the program.It is not about the apps.It is about the learning target.It is about what knowledgethe students mustdemonstrate.
Pre-AssessmentWhat do thestudents alreadyknow??
Create forms / Get link to form/ Analyze responses in a spreadsheet
AnimotoIncorporate images, video clips, text andmusic (from Discovery Education).Free Animoto Plus account for teachers
Sample assignment:Create a documentary, using primary documents, thatwill air on the “Student History Channel.”Your topic: The civil rights movement in Birmingham,Alabama – 1963.Birmingham, AL 1963
Incorporate images, video clips, documentsinto a place for conversationFree VoiceThread account for teachers
Ideas for using voice threadRadio advertisementsBook reviewsHistorical fictionIllustrated poetryComparing/contrasting historical figuresLiterature circles / Book ClubDebating a particular issue
Write a letter from the Japanese Internment Campwhere you are being held hostage.Record yourself reading this letter.What message would you leave on the wall in thecamp? Create a 12x12 poster for our classroom “wall.”Share all of these with a real-world audience.Letters from the Japanese Internment Camp
March 5, 1943.Dear Friend,My stomach feels likebutterflies. Why is thishappening? One day I washappily making bracelets,and the next day somebodycame to the door and saidwe had to go to campbecause we look like thepeople we are at war with.It’s so not fair. Americadoesn’t trust us anymore..
Don’t put the cart before thehorseIdentify the standard THEN…Identify the technology that best willdemonstrate mastery of thatstandard
Paper slide videosOne-take video methodCollaborativeStudent-designedStandards-basedEngages digital learnersOpportunity for learners of all abilitiesAppropriate for all grade levels and subjects
Create a story about The UndergroundRailroad. You must include at least threecharacters and three different settings.Illustrate your story and design 3-Dcharacter.Record both your voices and pictures usinga Flip camera. Share your story with a real-world audience.
Create a new script for aDiscovery Education MovieChoose a movie from DE Streamingwith closed-captioningStudents modify thecaptioningStudents write the new textof the movieThe movie is played with novolume. Edited text is displayed.
Some suggestions . . . . Start small. Develop clear rubrics. Plan assessment as you plan instruction, not as anafterthought Expect to learn by trial and error. If at first you don’t succeed…..O
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