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Thursday, April 20

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    Create a quick learning survey. Google Forms is a great digital tool to accomplish this.
    Have students create mind maps of what they have learned. See this link for a list of 11 free tools that may be used for this purpose.
    DINNER PARTY: When studying a book, reading, or completing a unit, ask students to name two people that they would invited to a dinner part and one question they would ask them. You can even have students predict responses and provide reasons for those responses.
    Other resources:
    50+ Tools for Formative Assessments
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Sunday, March 26

  1. page LSA Conference -- Long Island Lutheran High School, November 4th, 2016 edited ... Allow students to create fake Twitter tweets of Facebook posts as another person from history.…
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    Allow students to create fake Twitter tweets of Facebook posts as another person from history.
    Let older students teach younger students about an idea or concept. You will get a great sense of their knowledge and understanding through this process.
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    realism and nownew learning ind in their
    Create a short video or screencast to describe their learning. Screencast-O-Matic is a great, free tool for creating these short video clips.
    Allow students to share 2-3 photos with captions that describe what they have learned.
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Tuesday, November 1

  1. page LSA Conference -- Long Island Lutheran High School, November 4th, 2016 edited ... Building Bridges in Preschool -- an example of a science and design related project. Project …
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    Building Bridges in Preschool -- an example of a science and design related project.
    Project Based Learning and Early Learning Standards: Making the Connection
    Session Slides
    {Project Based Learning Design Workshop.pptx}

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    How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project Based Learning
    How to Refine Effective Driving Questions for Project Based Learning
    General PBL Resources:
    General Project-Based Learning information
    Gold Standard PBL: Project Based Teaching Practices
    Gold Standard PBL: Essential Project Design Elements
    Crafting Questions That Drive Projects
    5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher Role
    10 Ways to Get Student-Centered Learning Right
    How Can We Effectively Assess Student Learning in PBL?
    29.5 Tips for Successfully Managing a Project
    Frustrations of Project Based Learning -- shared from the perspective of an upper level history teacher, but you will likely identify these frustrations at some point in your adventure.
    The Difference Between Projects and Project Based Learning
    Embracing Messy Learning
    How to Write Effective Driving Questions
    Resources and Tools for PBL, Start to Finish -- this is focused on high school projects, but there are ideas that you might be able to adapt for your grade levels.
    Critical Assessment Ideas for PBL
    Some Must-Have Resources on Project Based Learning
    Twenty Tips for Managing Project Based Learning
    Early Childhood PBL Ideas:
    Examples of Project Based Learning Within Early Childhood
    Project Based Learning in the Early Years
    Building Bridges in Preschool -- an example of a science and design related project.
    Project Based Learning and Early Learning Standards: Making the Connection

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  3. page LSA Conference -- Long Island Lutheran High School, November 4th, 2016 edited ... Session slides: {Embracing Formative Assessment Strategies.pdf} PROJECT BASED LEARNING DES…
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    Session slides:
    {Embracing Formative Assessment Strategies.pdf}
    PROJECT BASED LEARNING DESIGN WORKSHOP:
    General Resources:
    BIE -- A mission-driven non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and supporting project-based learning
    Project Based Learning Pinterest Board
    Video Content:
    Project Based Learning: Explained
    Specific Articles:
    How to Write Effective Questions for Project Based Learning
    Five Myths About Project Based Learning
    Main Course, Not Dessert
    How to Write Effective Driving Questions for Project Based Learning
    How to Refine Effective Driving Questions for Project Based Learning

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Monday, October 31

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    3-2-1 -- Have students share three things they learned today, two things they found interesting, and one question they still have.
    Use PollEverywhere to get some quick feedback to questions through cell phones or other devices.
    Socrative is another service where students may be polled and asked questions about their learning in a digital environment.
    Create a team Kahoot challenge using cell phones and other devices.
    Give students the ability to respond to questions physically, such as with thumbs up, thumbs down, thumbs medium, nods and shakes of the head, etc.
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    Older students may create self-assessment learning blogs and posts.
    Have students submit an audio file of what they have learned or questions that they have.
    Challenge students to make some sort of prediction -- about a science experiment, an election, etc. That prediction should allow you to assess the understanding of a topic.
    Have students explain to you how they know something is true. Then see if there are any misunderstandings in their explanations. This could lead to a strong formative assessment conversation with your student.
    Use an essential question as a formative assessment tool and conversation in the class setting or as an individual conversation.
    Use a small group rotation to assess the understanding of students in different way?
    Allow students to create fake Twitter tweets of Facebook posts as another person from history.
    Let older students teach younger students about an idea or concept. You will get a great sense of their knowledge and understanding through this process.
    Simple conversations among a small group of students on how to accomplish a particular task. Look for realism and now learning ind in their steps.
    Create a short video or screencast to describe their learning. Screencast-O-Matic is a great, free tool for creating these short video clips.
    Allow students to share 2-3 photos with captions that describe what they have learned.
    Students respond to a learning prompt using sticky notes that are placed on a wall.
    Create a quick learning survey. Google Forms is a great digital tool to accomplish this.
    Have students create mind maps of what they have learned. See this link for a list of 11 free tools that may be used for this purpose.
    Other resources:
    50+ Tools for Formative Assessments
    Formative -- a online service where formative assessments may be created and shared in the digital world.
    Session slides:
    {Embracing Formative Assessment Strategies.pdf}

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    4:38 pm
  2. page LSA Conference -- Long Island Lutheran High School, November 4th, 2016 edited ... TodaysMeet is a digital backchannel tool, where thoughts and ideas may be shared and captured …
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    TodaysMeet is a digital backchannel tool, where thoughts and ideas may be shared and captured for future use.
    Older students may create self-assessment learning blogs and posts.
    Have students submit an audio file of what they have learned or questions that they have.
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    8:58 am
  3. page LSA Conference -- Long Island Lutheran High School, November 4th, 2016 edited ... Use Padlet to digitally collect thoughts and ideas about academic topics and questions. Today…
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    Use Padlet to digitally collect thoughts and ideas about academic topics and questions.
    TodaysMeet is a digital backchannel tool, where thoughts and ideas may be shared and captured for future use.
    Older students may create self-assessment learning blogs and posts.
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