Twitter exit cards -- Today's Teaching Tweet. Students put their names in the form of @____ and then below that they write what they learned from today's lesson. Lastly, they #hashtag a "trending topic."
Kindergarten and PreK Teacher Learn Proven Strategies - Nellie Edge
AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT INFORMS OUR PRACTICE. By spring of the year, we want our kindergartners to be able to state one of their current writing goals knowing that "Our words and pictures tell a story." We laminated class photos of each child and attached them with tape so they can be easily moved around. Poster designed by Laura Flocker and Nellie Edge. http://nellieedge.com/blog/our-highest-impact-kindergarten-writing-practices-nellie-edge-seminars/
Three Ring is a website that allows you to securely upload photos of student work. With Three Ring, you can sort by class, student, or custom tag to easily find the artifact you're looking for. You can pull up a student's work for parent-teacher conferences, administrative meetings, formative assessment, or use as exemplars.
Character Cell Phones - In the century, students are growing up in a world of technology. Instead of fighting this development, teachers can use it to their advantage and incorporate different technology in the classroom, even if it is a paper version.
Create your own performance tasks! Use the acronym GRASPS to help you! This allows for teachers to provide a complex scenario that provides students an opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skills they learned in authentic, real life situations. This product contains a sample GRASPS performance task and graphic organizer to help you create your own tasks!