Module 7

Reflections on Digital Assessments

Digital Assessments in the Elementary Classroom

Paper and pencil tests for assessments are becoming a thing of the past. As you read the articles below, think about these questions: Are students ready for digital assessments? How do you think students will perform on digital assessments? Are the schools equipped with enough computers to give the students the practice they need to take digital assessments? How can teachers help prepare students for digital assessments? What do you think about digital assessments for students?

Articles to Read on Digital Assessments

5 Fantastic, Fast, Formative , Assessment Tools

Online Assessment in Mathematics and Writing: Reports from the NAEP Technology Based Assessment Project, Research and Development Series *(this one is really long, skim through it to help you add to your answers to the module questions, you do not have to read all the pages)

33 Digital Tools for Advancing Formative Assessment in the Classroom

Easy CBM Testing


Digital Assessment Practice for Students:

1. MobyMax

2. Edulastic

3. Edcite





Directions:

Visit and explore each of the links. Use the links to help you answer the reflection (module 7) questions. You do not have to read every single word in the links. You can use a word type document, power point, digital flyer, or a type of presentation application to show your thoughts on digital assessments. Use the following questions to guide your reflection:

1. Are students ready for digital assessments?

2. How do you think students will perform on digital assessments?

3. Are the schools equipped with enough computers to give the students the practice they need to take digital assessments?

4. How can teachers help prepare students for digital assessments?

5. What do you think about digital assessments for students?

*Place your url or document into the D2L dropbox for Module 7.


Optional Resources for Creating the Reflection:

smore

tackk

thinglink

perzi

Lino


Rubric for Reflections on Digital Assessments: Module 7

200 points


Content

Demonstrates a thorough reflection. Includes main ideas and supporting details of the texts to support the reflections. Answers and reflects on all of the questions in the module.


Organization

Presents the reflections in a compelling, highly organized manner. The presentation is attention getting, has effective transitions, and contains reflective conclusions.


Conventions

Uses articulate and appropriate language, sophisticated word choice, and sentence structure. 0-1 errors in: grammar, punctuation, mechanics, and spelling.