Tag archives for assessment

  1. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 4

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  2. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 3

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  3. Microsoft Excel For Educators: Segment 2

    Welcome all to a new week of Excel for Educators where I’ve tried to take some of the things that I do in my work with the Analytics, Research and Evaluation team here at Discovery Education and frame them in the perspective of the classroom teacher, and then divide them into 15-20 minute segments. This […]

  4. 2014 New England Day of Discovery

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    As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to the 2014 New England Day of Discovery, a free, local learning and development opportunity. This interactive and inspirational day will highlight creative ways to engage students and invigorate your curriculum with the latest strategies for instructional practice, all while connecting with […]

  5. Exciting Enhancements Coming To Progress Zone

    Attention all educators with access to Discovery Education’s Assessment tools. We are pleased to announce an upcoming enhancement to Assessment and additional components within Progress Zone that we are equally proud of, and excited to debut. We’ve held on to all of the features that you hold dear, and listened and learned from the ideas […]

  6. New Mexico Educators: Experience the Excitement Sat. Nov. 2

    As part of our commitment to transforming teaching and learning, Discovery Education invites you to a free, local learning and development opportunity, designed specifically for New Mexico classroom teachers, administrators, and support staff. This unique day of professional development will highlight creative ways to deliver world-class content and effective ways to evaluate student progress in […]

  7. New Changes Within DE Assessment For BTS

    Discovery Education recently hosted an informational web-based event that provided educators with a closer look at the newest assessment features and resources. And we wanted to make that available to all. During this webinar, educators engaged in an interactive 45-minute exploration of the enhanced assessment platform. Click here to access and play the video. You […]

  8. A TNT Blast of Possibilities: Meet Blossom

    A few weeks ago my colleague Jannita and I were in Las Vegas meeting with a group of DEN STAR Ambassadors from Clark County School District. We spent the day exploring instructional strategies and DE resources they can use to support student learning based on their Discovery Education Assessment data. As we wrapped up the […]

  9. Integrating Language Learning Students in Purposeful Evaluation

    Thank you so much to Jennifer Paul (Michigan Department of Education) and Gabriela Cardenas (UCLA Lab School) for joining us to share their thoughts and expertise in the final event of our “Implementing Inclusive Assessment & Student Evaluation” series. In this event Paul discussed her work supporting district efforts to develop equitable educator evaluation systems, […]

  10. Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Item Summary

    This short video was developed for our wonderful educators in Clark County, Nevada. But it has just as much utility for educators throughout the nation. Play the video right here from this blog if you are interested in brushing up on your skills, learning a few new strategies, or introducing yourself to one of the […]

  11. Tune In Tuesday

    Please do not forget to join us Tuesday at 6:30pm EDT for our first session of our upcoming series: Implementing Inclusive Assessment & Student Evaluation Support Student Learning and Inform Your Teaching with Practical Ideas from Professional Educators Join us for an interactive strand of web-based conferences! These events will provide educators with an enriching opportunity focused on […]

  12. Implementing Inclusive Assessment & Student Evaluation

    Support Student Learning and Inform Your Teaching with Practical Ideas from Professional Educators Join us for an interactive strand of web-based conferences! These events will provide educators with an enriching opportunity focused on creative ways to successfully engage all populations of 21st century learners in assessment and student evaluation. Engage with participants around the world as a rich […]

  13. Were you trained in data and assessment?

    I’d like to think I’m pretty darn smart, particularly when I was having a conversation with a colleague and a couple of days later the Huffington Post covers a story on that very topic!  Maybe great minds think alike? The topic – are teacher credential programs preparing teachers for the type of work that is […]

  14. May 21, 2012 Webcast

    Discovery Education Assessment: Measuring Progress Between Benchmarks #2 Week of May 21, 2012 In this event we will show participants how to capitalize on all Discovery Education resources available in Progress Zone. Part 2 will investigate the Classroom Manager as well as Assigning Probes using the Discovery Education Student Center. We will also explore how to get […]

  15. May 14, 2012 Webcast

    Discovery Education Assessment: Measuring Progress Between Benchmarks #1 Week of May 14, 2012 In this event we will show participants how to capitalize on all Discovery Education resources available in Progress Zone. Part 1 will investigate Creating Items, as well as Building Probes using these items and the existing item bank. We will also highlight the opportunities […]

  16. (Apple + Android)*Socrative = Mobile Mondays!

    I have experimented with polleverywhere in my classroom, but the concern of off task texting and excluding students without devices became a philosophical burdon.  I have also taken advantage of  ”Flashcardlet,” an iPad app which can interface with my on-line Quizlet question bank, but again I only have 9 iPads in my room; Flashcardlet is student driven and […]

  17. Evaluation and Feedback for Improving Student Learning…in a Digital World

    As my personal learning network evolves, I am constantly overwhelmed and amazed at the depth of knowledge our DEN community shares; especially through its blog posts.  Recently, a few blog posts caught my eye and challenged my own thinking on the subject of student evaluation in an increasingly digital world. If you haven’t seen it […]

  18. Virtual Conference Archives posted!

    Six hours worth of fantastic professional development have now been converted and posted!  You’ll find sessions from Gail Lovely, Hall Davidson, Kyle Schutt, Porter Palmer, Whitney Mihoulidies, and Steve Dembo, all available for viewing online or download. Did you attend the Virtual Conference?  If so, share a highlight or two from the event in the […]