Assessment 2.0: Alternative Assessment for Busy Teachers


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  • Explain Online (what it implicates) Assessment (what i mean by it)
  • Why this workshop? 21st century Education – Professores e Professauros
  • Questions for discussion
  • (with this concept of online assessment in mind (what’s your experience with online assessment?) 3 qs for Ts
  • Show results of my survey with graphs
  • Cont. graph
  • Cont. graph
  • For each one, at the end, ask why they think it’s a good idea to use
  • 1 windows movie maker
  • Fotobabble – book report , song (months)
  • Youtube – studying abroad – dialog (starter 1)
  • Assessment 2.0: Alternative Assessment for Busy Teachers

    1. 1. Assessment 2.0 Alternative Assessment for Busy Teachers Eduardo Santos Recife - Brazil
    2. 2. <ul><li>Assessment? </li></ul><ul><li>Online? </li></ul>
    3. 3. Source:
    4. 7. Source:
    5. 8. Why this workshop? <ul><li>Afterschool learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Ss have learned to focus only on what interests them . </li></ul><ul><li>Streams of information come at them 24/7. </li></ul><ul><li>Passion leads to high motivation. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Source: Teaching Digital Natives – Marc Prensky </li></ul>
    6. 9. Survey <ul><li>How is assessment done in your school? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you ever tried online assessment? How have your students responded to it? </li></ul><ul><li>What’s your general comment on Online Assessment? </li></ul>
    7. 10. 1. What’s your position?
    8. 11. 2. How is assessment done in your school?
    9. 12. 3. How have your students responded to online assessment?
    10. 13. 4. What's your general comment about 'Assessing students through online tools'? <ul><li>“ I find it very useful, enjoyable, interesting, dynamic and according to the XXI century demands.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I think it could be an alternative option for Ss needing remedial work, for example. However, I'm not so sure about its validity as something compulsory for ALL Ss.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I'd love to apply this but don't know how to do so.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ It seems to be useful as long as it is not the only way to assess our sts.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ It should be very well structured in order to get valid and reliable results” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I have no idea how this can be done.” </li></ul>
    11. 14. Purpose of this workshop <ul><li>Simple and Easy to Adapt </li></ul><ul><li>& </li></ul><ul><li>NOT Time Consuming </li></ul>
    12. 25. Source: Blended Learning © Macmillan 2007
    13. 35. <ul><li>Any ideas on HOW to assess your students? </li></ul>
    14. 36. A few pieces of advice <ul><li>Ask students about their experience with ‘afterschool’ learning. </li></ul><ul><li>Make students responsible for the activity. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have a strict syllabus, adapt and blend with activities online. </li></ul><ul><li>Compulsory & boring  Fun, relevant & real. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t teach tech  Learn WITH your students. </li></ul>
    15. 37. <ul><li>“ It is the student’s job to use and know how to use technology. The job of the teacher is to assess the quality of that use.” </li></ul><ul><li>Marc Prensky (2010) </li></ul>
    16. 38. <ul><li>“ The teacher should be the mediator between the material and the learner.” </li></ul><ul><li>Jamie Keddie – ProT Conference Feb. 2012 – Buenos Aires </li></ul><ul><li>“ It’s not just knowing how to create a hyperlink. </li></ul><ul><li>But why use it? Will it enhance learning?” </li></ul><ul><li>Nicky Hockly – ProT Conference Feb. 2012 – Buenos Aires </li></ul>