How well did a student do in this class? Did they learn this unit's material? When people talk about classic tests or finals, a summative assessment is normally the type of assessment they are referring to. What are they? In this category of assessments, you’ll find the “Big Kahuna” of tests, such as the finals... Read More
Teachers all over the country are using Edulastic and are excited about the item bank, integration with Google Classroom, and ease of use! Edulastic is an educational assessment platform trusted by teachers, school leaders, and education coaches across all 50 states. The easy-to-use platform provides educators a time-saving and customizable solution for assigning digital quizzes,... Read More
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
Let’s be honest, assessments just aren’t easy to love. But what’s to blame? High-stakes testing? While the shared discontent with high-stakes testing is too easily communicated as a nebulous anxiety—there’s more nuance to this story. Teachers are worried their role is evolving (or devolving) as they teach to tests; students are losing interest
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.