Pretests Alter the Way We Process Information Back in 2013, Grant Wiggins, PhD at Authentic Education, wrote an article for TeachThought where he shared the gratifying reaction of his students when they compared their first semester assignment to their last. Both assignments covered the same topic allowing students to see how much knowledge they had acquired during the... Read More
Jennie Tookoian is a Teacher Advocate at Edulastic working with our teacher community to share their ideas and contributions. She brings with her 15 years of traditional and non-traditional teaching experience. After receiving a Masters in Education from Stanford University, she’s taught and written curriculum for public and private schools including after school enrichment programs. … Read More
We love it when educators in our community think of cool new ways to use Edulastic and create mashups that make their assessments even more engaging. Edulastic Innovator Harry Dickens showed how to embed many different types of multimedia into Edulastic: Prezis, interactive timelines, Google docs and more! Recently I heard from some teachers in… Read More
"It's not about the test. It's about the data you get from it." Last week Dr. Shannon Wells, CEO of Key Data Systems, presented an intriguing and thorough look at how to use assessments and the data they generate to effectively differentiate instruction. Among the many nuggets of wisdom she shared were easy ways to... Read More
We’re excited that the Edulastic app now has Common Core ELA standards for ALL grades K-12! We also recently introduced a few new question types to help you align your assessments with crucial ELA standards; you can create some creative and pedagogically rich questions to meet all your students’ needs.
We just kicked off some Exciting New Features for 2015 (and we’re pleased to announce that five new Technology-Enhanced Items is part of the package)! As promised, I will cover each of the new question types one by one. Introducing Number Line to the Technology Enhanced Items Showcase.