This week has been rough, as I have been sick all week, and even now am battling the flu, of course to top it off my kids decided to be sick as well! We are addressing different “structured problems” and this week I will be looking at an Ill structured problem, and what tools I … Continue reading Using Tech to Enable Learning for ELL
I wander around the breakfast buffet at my hotel in Luala Lumpur this week, and I have thoughts running through my head about eating a healthy, well balance diet. This is always more difficult when you have a plethora of options ranging from healthy to very unhealthy. This is the information world we live in … Continue reading You Are What You Eat, Improving Your Infodiet!
Education In my first formative assessment I came up with a unique idea for an end of unit assessment, which I believe is unique, individualized and highly inquiry based. I have taken a shift in my planning for my formative assessment away from a specialized assessment for a specific unit, and rather towards a whole new way … Continue reading Final Formative Assessment Design 3.0 The Path to True Education
As I come to the end of my semester at MSU, I am reflecting the changes I have had in my belief surrounding assessments by looking at the post I had about my three beliefs about assessment, it also conveniently happens at a time where most of the classes I am teaching are doing assessments … Continue reading Reflection on my 3 assessment beliefs
I am looking into how some of my classmates completed their Twine game, which led me to a classmate who created a game for Lacrosse. Since I am a certified physical education teacher, but not specifically experienced or knowledgeable with lacrosse I am confident I will have moderate success with this game based on my … Continue reading Review of Lacrosse Twine game
Algebra Game Recently I have been exploring using gamification in assessment. I came up with an idea for an algebra video game to employ in my mathematics classroom. This explored the language associated with semiotic domains. I am teaching a math class that uses very specific internal and external grammar. Some of the grammar that … Continue reading Twine Algebra Game!
This week I have been exploring semiotic domains and what this means in relation to language. I am personally in a variety of different semiotic domains that are overlapping and interact. One of the semiotic domains I am involved in are the subjects I teach to include mathematics and science. Another different semiotic domain I … Continue reading Algebra Video Game
In my teaching I have utilized a variety of methods to assess and have gotten a few chances to "test" differente CMS with students. I currently use Khan Academy as my main complementary tool for my teaching, but I have been looking for a good way to add an additional, individualized assessment method for my … Continue reading Taking a look at Edmodo
Khan Academy I am currently using http://www.khanacademy.org to support my classroom teaching. It has been very beneficial to both me and my students. Below I am going to go through a lot of the various features on the website and their relation to assessment. Videos- This feature provides videos describing the desired content to be … Continue reading Assessing Khan Academy
Checklist Over the past few weeks I have been taking a look into formative assessments, in a variety of ways. I have compiled a checklist to help guide in creating a formative assessment more effectively. Over the past few weeks I have evolved this checklist to better fit my desires for a formative assessment. After … Continue reading Final Assessment Design Checklist