Using Technology To Support Assessments And Instruction

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Creatively using technology to assess students is beneficial for both students and teachers. Often, students engage more with technology, thus providing teachers with a more authentic view of student progress. Teachers can also utilize technology to better analyze data with charts, etc. There are a variety of technological tools that can be used to formatively assess students.

Part 1: Formative Assessments using Technology

The purpose of this assignment is not to create new assessments, but to learn how to incorporate technology using evidence-based formative assessment tools.

Select two of the formative assessments you designed in the Topic 5 Unit Plan that could be revised to incorporate a form of technology.

In 100-150 words each, describe the technology you could incorporate into each formative assessment, and how it would be used.

Part 2: Reflection

In 250-500 words, summarize and reflect on the incorporation of technology that supports evidence-based practices with assessment.

In your reflection, include:

The time it takes to create or prepare the assessments using the technology.
How you can use the data that the formative assessment tool generates to assess students’ progress.
How allowing students to use technology can support the diverse needs of students.
How you will use technological tools in your future professional practice.
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