Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Assessments and Technology Tools


Published on

A presentation outlining the benefits of technology tools and their possible use with continuous and meaningful assessments

Published in: Education, Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Assessments and Technology Tools

  1. 1. Teresa Coffman
  2. 2. <ul><li>provides ways for you to… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>deliver curriculum and meet content area standards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create a learning environment in which complex, creative, problem solving thinking can take place </li></ul></ul>Educational Technology
  3. 3. <ul><li>primary goal – improve student academic achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Additional goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>assist every student in crossing the digital divide by providing quality access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>encourage effective integration of technology resources and systems to establish research based instructional methods that can be widely implemented </li></ul></ul></ul>NCLB, 2001
  4. 4. Connecting Assessment to Technology Tools: What does it look like? <ul><li>integrated into the learning process </li></ul><ul><li>continued overtime and uses multiple measures </li></ul><ul><li>based on actual student classroom experience and student work - relevant </li></ul>
  5. 5. Continued Integrated Assessments <ul><ul><li>formative purposes – help teachers and students understand what the student needs to learn to further their mastery of necessary skills and learning goals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>summative purposes –determine how well students met learning goals </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Lesson Examples
  7. 7. Everyone is Important – Language Arts <ul><ul><li>second graders explore biographies and autobiographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>use graphic organizer as a way to organize their thoughts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>read more than one source, including electronic sources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>write a story and prepare a multimedia presentation to share with the class, family, possibly a global audience </li></ul></ul></ul>Assessments – research, writing, technology skills, fundamental language arts concepts, collaboration skills
  8. 8. Physics Everywhere Grade 8 Science <ul><li>demonstrate, through essay writing and video production </li></ul><ul><li>how principles they’ve learned in physics class are represented in their favorite sport or recreational activity. </li></ul>Assessments – research, writing, technology skills, fundamental physics concepts, collaboration skills
  9. 9. You Were There! Grade 5 Social Studies <ul><li>read revolutionary war histories and biographies </li></ul><ul><li>write articles in journalistic style from a specific point of view </li></ul><ul><li>use word processors, video cameras, video editing software to create a series of interviews and news articles about individuals involved in the Boston Massacre </li></ul>Assessments – research, writing, technology skills, fundamental concepts of revolutionary war issues and concerns, collaboration skills
  10. 10. Senior Project Student Defined <ul><li>elements include research paper, work sample, portfolio, presentation </li></ul><ul><li>various technology tools can be incorporated </li></ul>Assessments – identifying essential question, research, writing, technology skills, fundamental concepts throughout experience, collaboration skills, critical thinking elements
  11. 11. Rubrics or Check Sheets are Needed Checksheet = list of knowledge and skills that will demonstrate students understanding of content Rubric = specific criterion and spelled out in written format that will be used to measure the skills and behaviors necessary to achieve understanding of learning objectives
  12. 12. Web 2.0 Tool Example Possible Uses Blog,,, Reflections, log of daily activities, journal, resource, brainstorming to organize writing, peer review, s, e-portfolio Wiki, Collaborative writing, projects, research, group work, e-portfolio Video Flip Video (TeacherTube) Creating, storing information, integrating multi media to convey meaning Podcast, Feedback, telling, compiling informational stories about content Cartoon,, ComicCreator Visual, creating, identifying key terms, telling a story about content Digital Story Flicker, VoiceThread, photostory Writing, incorporating multimedia (images, sound, video, etc) to compose a narrative Concept Map webspiration Relationships, visual, organizing Interactive White Board Smartboard, promethian Identification, relationships, visual Clicker/Student Response System eResponse Instant feedback, identify misconceptions during lecture Online Test Objective, higher order thinking questions
  13. 13.