PDST LITERACY CONFERENCE 2015 - UNLOCKING THE DOOR TO LEARNING

USING DIGITAL TOOLS FOR FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT
 
 

In this interactive workshop, digital tools will be used to highlight their benefits in supporting assessment as well as scaffolding students’ literacy skills. 

 

 

PRESENTER BIOGRAPHIES

 

 

Martin Brown is a post-primary teacher on secondment from Boyne Community School, Trim, Co. Meath. As an advisor with the PDST, Martin is involved in the design and facilitation of PDST ICT term-time and on-line courses in a range of curriculum areas such as: assessment; ePortfolios; self-evaluation, and active learning through ICT.  He is also the co-principal investigator on the Erasmus+ project ‘Poly-centric Inspection of Networked Schools’ at EQI: Centre for Evaluation, Quality & Inspection (Dublin City University).
 
Emma Suatman Gallagher is a teacher of Irish and English in Marino College CDETB, Fairview, Dublin. As the school's literacy link teacher Emma oversaw a digital initiative aimed at improving oral literacy in the school. The 'Hear Me Roar' project was awarded the bronze award at Digital School of the Year 2015. Emma tutors in Drumcondra Education Centre for PDST Technology in Education. 
 
 
WORKSHOP MATERIAL

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
ICT TASKS FOR THIS WORKSHOP

 

For ease of access, the following links can be used to acccess the required tasks within this workshop.

 

TASK TITLE ICT TOOL /LINK
1 What is your dominant mode of Assessment? Mentimeter
2 How do you currently use ICT for Literacy Assessment in your classroom? Padlet
3 Exercise: Using EDpuzzle  for Assessment : (class code:aKQy3Y) Edpuzzle
4 Exercise: Using Kahoot  for Assessment  Kahoot
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Exercise: Using Socrative for Assessment

Socrative

 

ED PUZZLE VIDEOS FOR METS2015 

 

 

OTHER USEFUL ICT TOOLS FOR ASSESSMENT
 
 
TOOL LINK   TOOL LINK
Blendspace   iCloud
Edmodo   Office Mix
ExitTicket   Office 365
EVERNOTE   OneNote
 
Formative   Plickers Image result for plickers
 
Google Classroom
 
  Zaption
 
Google Forms and Flubaroo
 
 

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