Assessing and Reflecting on Learning Using an iPad

Sunday, December 15 • 8:30am - 11:30am

Evaluating student learning can be as simple as a click of a button by collecting assessments digitally. From digital exit cards to formal summative assessments, the iPad helps teachers take the pulse of student learning. Elements of the iPad also let students both complete their work and reflect on their learning. Come learn some strategies for assessing students and helping them to reflect on their work.



Session Handout (PDF version of links below)

INTRODUCTION TO ASSESSMENT


READINGS
• Raising Student Achievement and Closing the Achievement Gap.
http://www.nassp.org/Content.aspx?topic=Raising_Student_Achievement_and_Closing_the_Achievement_Gap
• SAMR in 120 Seconds: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=us0w823KY0g
• Make Assessment Meaningful: http://ipadsatburley.blogspot.com/2012/02/making-assessment-meaningful.html
• Providing Rich Feedback
http://www.edweek.org/dd/articles/2012/02/08/02mobile.h05.html

TOOLS
• Poll Everywhere: http://www.polleverywhere.com
Jen’s Questions: http://www.polleverywhere.com/jenlegatt
• Easybib: http://www.easybib.com
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/easybib/id436768184

FORMATIVE AND SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENTS


TOOLS
• Socrative: http://www.socrative.com
• Nearpod: http://www.nearpod.com
• Kahoot: https://getkahoot.com/
Join a Kahoot: https://kahoot.it

VERBAL ASSESSMENTS


TOOLS
• Educreations: http://www.educreations.com
Educreations math sample: http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/emma-math/9451480/?ref=appemail
Educreations DOL sample: http://www.educreations.com/lesson/view/dol/9453492/?ref=appemail
• ShowMe: http://www.showme.com

RESPONDING TO ASSESSMENT


READINGS
• Digital Differentiation: QR Codes on the iPad
http://d97cooltools.blogspot.com/2013/07/digital-differentiation-qr-codes-on-ipad.html
• Can technology help students become better writers?
http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2013/07/can-technology-help-students-become-better-writers
• Flipped Classroom Infographic
http://www.knewton.com/flipped-classroom/
• Reteach and Enrich: How to Make Time for Every Student
http://www.edutopia.org/stw-differentiated-instruction-budget-assessment-video

TOOLS
• Class Badges: http://classbadges.com/

REFLECTION INTRODUCTION


READINGS
• Reflection: Turning Experience into Learning
http://www.gaje.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Collection-of-Quotes-about-Reflection-and-RP-July-2011.doc
• The Importance of Reflection in Education
http://www.edunators.com/index.php/becoming-the-edunator/step-5-reflecting-for-learning/the-importance-of-reflection-in-education
SAMR Model and Starbucks Coffee
http://holtthink.tumblr.com/post/43093929220/samr-model-and-starbucks-coffee

TOOLS
• Edublogs: http://edublogs.org
• Kidblogs: http://kidblog.org/home/
• VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com
• Wikispaces: http://www.wikispaces.com

WRITTEN REFLECTION


READINGS
• 20 Google Forms for Teachers:
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/12/20-google-forms-teachers-should-not-miss.html?m=1

TOOLS
• Sample Google Form: http://bit.ly/writtenresponse
• Kidblog Writing Reflection Sample: http://kidblog.org/WritingProcess-ReflectivePractice/
Kidblog.org Class Sample: http://kidblog.org/legatt/
• Jen’s Blog, Blogging as Reflective Practice: http://jenlegatt.edublogs.org/category/21st-century-classroom/
• StoryKit: Create an electronic storybook https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/storykit/id329374595
• Creative Book Builder: Build an ePub book simply
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/creative-book-builder/id451041428
• StoryPress: Spoken story app - http://www.storypress.com
• Smore: Digital Fliers https://www.smore.com/app
• Book Creator: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/book-creator-for-ipad/id442378070?mt=8

VISUAL REFLECTION


TOOLS
• Aviary: http://www.aviary.com
• Skitch: http://evernote.com/skitch/
• Animoto: http://animoto.com

GROUP REFLECTION


TOOLS
• Doodle Buddy: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/doodle-buddy-paint-draw-scribble/id313232441
• Padlet Sample: http://padlet.com/wall/foursquare
• flipgrid: http://flipgrid.com/info/
Sample flipgrid:
http://flipgrid.com/#f2ef51f3

VERBAL REFLECTION


TOOLS
• Audioboo http://audioboo.fm/about/apps
First Recording: http://audioboo.fm/boos/1538032-teaboo
Second Recording: http://audioboo.fm/boos/1538035-hi-honey-i-m-homeboo
• Recordium http://recordiumapp.com
• Recordmp3.org (web) http://www.recordmp3.org
• VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com
Sample VoiceThread: http://voicethread.com/?#u2953806.b3825838.i19792884
• PaperPort Notes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/paperport-notes/id476134017

IMAGE CREDITS:

Backwards Design Image
http://educationaljargonschs.wikispaces.com/file/view/work42.gif/196637388/work42.gif

Boy with iPad
blog.bluewhaleapps.com/Portals/107458/images/student%20with%20ipad.jpg

Butterfly SAMR
http://isupport.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/SAMR_iSupportLearning-406x226.jpg

SAMR and Starbucks Coffee
http://holtthink.tumblr.com/post/43093929220/samr-model-and-starbucks-coffee