What does good feedback look like? How does one provide proper feedback on student created multi-media projects? How do you create formative and summative assessments for use in today’s classrooms? In this workshop, come learn how to create rubrics, scoring guides, checklists, and other forms of assessments for and of learning that truly measure what students have learned. With the digital technologies that we have available, it opens up a wealth of new ways for students to show their learning. Many of these tools also make it easy for students to work collaboratively. We will take a look at how these assessments differentiate instruction and how they allow for student creativity. Models will be shown, and online access to information and examples will be given. You’ll have an opportunity to explore grading tools like RubiStar, Google Forms, Flubaroo, and DE Quiz Builder. We will also show tips and tricks for providing feedback on digital work through commenting by text and voice.

“In K-12 schools, the primary purpose of portfolios is to support both the assessment of learning and the assessment for learning” (Stiggins, 2002). We’ll explore various digital tools to assist both teachers and students in collecting information and displaying work. Learn how to use online resources such as Google Apps, LiveBinders, Wikis, and Evernote to evaluate and share resources, projects, and artifacts. We will discuss the three most common types of portfolios: the working portfolio, the display portfolio, and the assessment portfolio. We’ll also explore how they act as a management system to support both formative (facilitating student feedback) and summative assessment (collecting and aggregating evaluation data). This workshop is for teachers & leaders wanting to develop an online collection of resources and artifacts for continuous learning and reflection.