The September 24, 2015 Scholarly Teacher Blog focuses on internet-based resources to effectively complete formative assessments. The use of formative assessments has consistently demonstrated improved student learning. Trish Harvey and Vivian Johnson (Hamlin University) provide three categories of assessment tools that can be used to provide formative assessments: backchanneling, student responses, and infographics. Within each of these three categories, Harvey and Johnson provide several digital tools that might be used to provide student feedback as part of the formative assessment.
Month: September 2015
The September 10, 2015 Scholarly Teacher Blog focuses on a 5-step model outlining a pedagogical process designed to transition essentially any course into one that promotes critical thinking within a learner-centered environment. Barbara Limbach and Wendy Waugh (Chadron State College) walk the reader through the steps to promote critical thinking and also provide valuable references to a number of tools that can be used in this process.