Formative Assessment and Technology

About the Session

Formative Assessment and Technology

Do you want to use more technology to gather student data? This session will consist of an explanation of over 20 different tech tools. Ranging from presentation mode, quizzes, and games. This session will show many alternatives to popular technology tools and examples with how to use them.

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About the Presenter

Erica Hartle
6-8 Social Studies Teacher
Holy Trinity School (Avon Ohio)
erica.hartle@htsavon.org

I was born and raised in Hudson, Ohio. I graduated from Miami University in 2013. This is my third year teaching Social Studies at my school. I believe that every lesson should include formative assessment and student engagement.

Go Formative Live Results For Immediate Feedback

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Go Formative Live Results For Immediate Feedback

​Say goodbye to paper and pencil and create an online assessment, classwork, or homework in seconds. Receive live results instantly and send feedback immediately to your students. Go Formative is optimized for any 1:1, BYOD, flipped or blended classroom. Bring a device if you would like to create one.

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About the Presenter

Jileen Urbanek
Fifth Grade ELA Teacher
West Geauga Local Schools
jileen.urbanek@westg.org

Jileen has taught for five years. She currently teaches fifth grade at West Geauga Local Schools. Working at West G has given her a great opportunity to design engaging lessons that encourage independent student practice with the support of technology. Technology is an important tool for learning at West G; for instance, elementary classrooms are all outfitted with either iPads or Chromebooks for each student. Jileen is always looking for new resources to connect her students with new content, and she regularly uses software including Lucidchart, Lucidpress, Wizer.me, and various Google Apps. Currently, she is pursuing coursework towards her technology endorsement and serves as an instructional tech and webmaster in her building. @JileenUrbanek

Introduction to LMS’s and SAMR

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Introduction to LMS’s and SAMR

Learn how to integrate a learning management system (LMS) seamlessly into your classroom including posting resources, creating discussion boards, online submission of assignments, and teacher feedback. We will work our way through the levels of SAMR with examples and its applications within a LMS, with a focus on Schoology. No previous LMS experience required!

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About the Presenter

Kim Mele
7-12 Computer Science/Photography Teacher
Berkshire Jr./Sr. High School
kimberly.mele@berkshireschools.org

I am in my second year of teaching computer science and photography at Berkshire High School. I have been in education for nine years, two of which were spent working as an educational technology trainer. I earned my K-12 Computer/Technology endorsement and am completing my master’s degree in Classroom Technology. Through my education and work, I have learned to meaningfully integrate technology into my classroom and am happy to share my knowledge with others.

Dive Deep into Research with Google Apps

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Dive Deep into Research with Google Apps

Rigorous research requires the use of authoritative sources. Dive into some of the best research resources from Ohio’s free digital library and other great sites. Take the time to explore how these sources integrate with Google Apps to enhance teaching and learning with our team of three research experts! Assign articles seamlessly to Google classroom. Send articles straight to Google Drive for close reading, annotation and more. Go beyond the research tools in Docs and challenge students to become advanced researchers. Bring your own device or use one of ours in this hands-on workshop.

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About the Presenters

Angela Maxwell, with co-presenters Julie Ungier and Lori Guerrini

School Librarian
Beachwood High School
amm@beachwoodschools.org

I am passionate about the transformative power of reading, technology and the importance of information literacy in our society. As a school librarian, I work with students, collaborate with colleagues and provide professional development about awesome edtech, rigorous research resources, and cool tools to enhance teaching and learning. In 2015, I was honored to receive the Information Technology Innovation award from the Ohio Educational Media Association.

Digital Formative Assessment Techniques

About the Session

Digital Formative Assessment Techniques

This presentation will provide an overview on what formative assessment is and how it differs from traditional summative assessment practices. It will also discuss and model several formative assessment techniques using Chrome Books that can be used by both beginning and veteran teachers alike. Session objectives are:
1. Identify differences between formative and summative assessments.
2. Experience various formative assessment techniques in action.
3. Develop an initial understanding that formative assessment is a “mindset,” not a thing.

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About the Presenter

Ann Radefeld
Curriculum Facilitator
North Royalton City Schools
annmarie.radefeld@northroyaltonsd.org

Ann Radefeld has worked in the North Royalton City Schools since 2004. As a high school French and German teacher, Ann demonstrated a passion for innovation and always was eager to try the latest tool or resource to help enrich her students’ learning experience. Ann’s passion for innovation led her out of the classroom in 2013, when she took on the role of District Curriculum Facilitator. Currently, she deals primarily with the educational technology in all five North Royalton schools. She meets with teachers, provides professional development and explores new and innovative ways for teachers to integrate technology in the classroom.

Becoming a Fly on the Wall: Using Tech to Foster Student-Driven Learning

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Becoming a Fly on the Wall: Using Tech to Foster Student-Driven Learning

We all want to maintain control in our classrooms, but sometimes the best thing to do is to let go and allow the students to take ownership. There can be many benefits to becoming an observer and letting your students surprise you.

This session will focus on how the use of tech tools can allow you to empower students through discussions, activities, and assessments that hold every student in your classroom accountable.

Come learn how Google Sheets, formMule, Google Forms, Socrative, Nearpod and Pear Deck can allow you to reach all students while providing immediate feedback along the way.

Whether you teach in a one-to-one building or not, you’ll leave this session with at least one new trick to get your students actively engaged that you can start using immediately.

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About the Presenter

Ryan Novak
Teacher
Kenston High School
ryan.novak@kenstonapps.org

Ryan Novak works at Kenston High School, where he teaches English and journalism, is a member of the district technology committee, and advises Bomber Media, a club for students interested in journalism and video production. Ryan is always looking for new ways to engage his students using technology, especially when it comes to collaboration, the writing process, and media literacy.