Did you know that you may have as many as 165 educational games available to you through your Discovery Education Streaming Plus service? Just search by “games” using the media type filter. These games span all subject areas, including literature, fine arts, and science, and were developed with the differing needs of our youngest students,
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
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
Seven of the 11 states seeking waivers from the core provisions of NCLB included additional testing as part of their waiver application. Many of these new tests would be in the subjects of science, social studies, the arts, and other subjects not currently required by NCLB. Here is to hoping that they win their waiver
Assessment Partners, Are you searching for ways to maximize the use of the new bulk import tool? Please join us for a webinar to review the import process. The bulk import tool allows you to quickly and easily upload teachers, students, classes, and class rosters into the Discovery website in order to expedite your testing.
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
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