A video presentation of a collaborative conversation between two educators with a recommendation on how to develop, gather, analyze, and interpret ELL student data
Ever wondered how to incorporate technology into the way you assess your students? Check out this article!
This article gives practical ideas for quickly assessing students in the classroom, addresses the need for greater dialogue around ensuring student voice in the design and delivery of formative assessments and the importance of confronting the cultural sensitivity with which assessments are designed.
Great site to get the conversations rolling when wanting to form a culturally responsive classroom!
Sometimes I think, “Where do I even start?” when introducing a culture I may no nothing about. The awesome thing about this is that it becomes a learning opportunity for me, the teacher! The website shares some simply ideas of topics or cultural concepts to bring up and discuss. It is a great opportunity to have the culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) student share his or her experiences, background, culture, and interests. This is a way for them to communicate with peers, open up questions, and for us to celebrate a culture we are unfamiliar with.
Giving feedback is something that is easily looked over, or overgeneralized most of the time. Find out how to best give effective, useful feedback to your students this school year!
Checking for understanding is good for both students and teachers. We’ve rounded up a variety of digital tools to help you do it. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/5-fast-formative-assessment-tools-vicki-davis
It's so easy to design assessments as educators alone, or only with our colleagues. However, including students in the design process of assessments is crucial for incorporating student voice, and has great benefits. Check out this edutopia article about including student voice in your classroom. https://www.edutopia.org/blog/sammamish-2-including-student-voice-bill-palmer