Formative Assessment Remixed

The iPad for Creating Engaging Learning Opportunities

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Link to all materials for our time together today!

Meet Tracy

* Who am I?

* Who are you?

* Learning Outcome: Understand and harness the power of using the iPad for creating engaging learning opportunities and challenge preconceived notions of what formative assessment looks like.


Session Essential Questions

1. How can educators use technology to make student thinking "visible"?

2. How can educators encourage high levels of cognitive response in classroom activities and projects?

3. What is the role of classroom culture in developing students who become responsible for their own thinking and learning?


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What does "making thinking visible" mean to you?

1. Go to student.infuselearning.com

2. Room ID: 50853



Research Framework

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Learning and Creating with iPads in Kindergarten

Apps, Web Apps, & Application

* Screen of ubiquitous apps-We won't get through all of these today, but I wanted to share so you can explore more following the session.

* 4 Cs: Consumption, Curation, Creation, Connection


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Skitch

Great For: basic editing, cropping, labeling, highlighting, blurring (think kid's faces or personal info, license plate). Student Project Example: Learned Behavior vs. Inherited Traits (story from in-class coaching)



Activity

Inherited Traits vs. Learned Behaviors

Create a Skitch with your picture. Label characteristics you believe are inherited traits and list learned behaviors you exhibit. Be prepared to present to your partner and group.


PicCollage

Great For: Making collages of pictures...like it sounds. Nice variety of templates & very simple to use. Student Example: (My example really... Tucker & the Log) Photo Story


Activity

Play with Piccollage

Create a group of 3: Brainstorm and create a photo story to demonstrate your dream summer. Explore the types of photos you can import. Be prepared to share!


Popplet

Great For: Making graphic organizers and thinking maps. Very simple to use and includes potential for collaboration.

Example: Food chain Second Example: Use as student resource for outlining ideas/brainstorming

Activity

Play with Popplet

Individual or pair activity: What skills, competencies, and characteristics should a highschool graduate possess? Brainstorm with Popplet. Take a screenshot when you are finished.


ThingLink

Great for: Student or teacher creates visual (drawing, graphic, etc.) then add an additional layer of information via weblink, audio, video, note, etc. Example: Spanish fruits


Activity

App vs. Web App discussion

Group Activity: Modeled with group

Time to play

Discuss integration into curriculum

Soundcloud

Great for: Recording sound and producing a link


-Discuss-Link to ThingLink


Tube Chop

For slicing and dicing videos (You Tube)


TouchCast

Interactive Video creation tool


PuppetPals

Animated videos- reflection- exit ticket- explain a concept and more!


Now, where to?

Alan November

ASCD--publishing

Stand on our shoulders



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Culture is Contagious...

A Pep Talk from Kid President to You
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Padlet

Great For: Brainstorming, collaboration, students demonstrating thinking on concept with text, visuals, links, etc.


Activity

Creation process

Limitations

I used to think... but now I think...


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A parting gift...

Tracy Clark M.S.

I want to make an impact on education! If I can help you please let me know! We offer customized professional development, instructional technology, consulting services, and more!