Bringing formative assessment online could be the next big step for your classroom. That’s why we are bringing teachers around the country together to discuss and share how they use digital assessment. Announcing a three-part webinar series for teachers interested in using online assessment to take their class to the next level. The free series, Teacher Talk: Get Started with Digital Assessment, will start on February 21st at 7pm ET// 4pm PT.
The Teacher Talk webinar series will feature presentations and discussion from ten teachers across the country who have experience using digital assessment with their students. These teachers range from technology coaches, high school math teachers, middle school reading teachers, elementary school teachers, and others who are excited to share their experiences and tips with you!
We hope you’ll join us. Space is limited so register today!
Tips and Tricks for Creating Formative Assessments Online
February 21, 2017 – 7pm ET / 4pm PT
Description: Go paperless. Keep all your assessments in one place. Get immediate insights on student progress. Learn about how you can empower yourself and students by bringing assessments online with Edulastic. Teachers from New Jersey, Tennessee, Arizona, and California will talk about how they use digital assessment in their classroom and how it can benefit you and your teaching goals. Join us and you’ll leave the presentation with ideas and skills you can apply right away!
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Google Classroom & Edulastic
Class Management and Assessment, All in One Place (A Panel)
February 28, 2017 – 7pm ET / 4pm PT
Description: Google Classroom manages your students and assignments while Edulastic provides the assessment tools and immediate data insights to inform instruction. When you bring the two digital platforms together you get the ultimate, easy-to-use setup for powering your class online. Join us for this panel of diverse instructors to hear how these teachers put these online tools to use.
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Dig Into Data
Inform Instruction with Online Reports, Data, and Data Visualization
March 7, 2017 – 7pm ET / 4pm PT
Description: Data is powerful. Using online student data, you can inform your instruction and focus your class time where it counts! Edulastic brings student data to your fingertips. We’ll show you how data can provide valuable insight and how visualizations can illustrate the path to student success. Join us to learn how to make numbers work for you!
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Get to know the presenters and panelists
4th Grade Teacher
I am a 4th grade teacher in Jeffersonville, IN. This is my third year in the classroom after taking off 8 years to work in a non-profit. My school district has one-to-one devices in 3rd-12th grade. We use technology daily in the classroom to enhance our students learning. Learning is my life, so I love teaching and I hope to instill a love of life-long learning in my students.
Technology Integration Coach
Gas City, IN
Jacob Felger is a technology integration coach at R.J. Baskett Middle School in Gas City, Indiana. He has taught math and science for 13 years and is in his first year of coaching. He enjoys helping teachers leverage technology to reduce grading time, provide actionable data on student performance, and make learning fun!
High School Math Teacher
San Jose, CA
I am a high school Math teacher from San Jose, CA, teaching Math 3 and AP Calculus AB. I’ve always been curious about the impact of instructional technology in the learning environment and how it can enhance math appreciation by all students in a diverse classroom.
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7th Grade Science and Algebra
I am a 7th & 8th Grade Science and Algebra teacher in Arizona, where I have been teaching for five years. My primary areas of instruction include, astronomy, biology, chemistry, physics, and geology. I have been using Edulastic for two years, and have been using it to save myself time while ensuring quality, accurate, and reliable assessment data that I can use to drive my instruction.
Math and Science Supervisor
Hi, my name is Joanne Long and I am the Supervisor for math, science, technology and world language at Barnegat Schools, at the Jersey shore, NJ. I have been in this position for almost 3 years and was previously a science supervisor in central Jersey, and before that a HS biology teacher.
I’ve been using Edulastic for almost 2 years for standardized benchmarks and exams and would like to see it used more in my district. The diagnostics just keep getting better as do the quality of questions available in the item banks.
Klamath Falls, OR
This is my 17th year teaching elementary school (everything from K-5th grade) in Oregon. I love working with my students everyday. I have been using Edulastic for 90% of my classroom assessments for the last two years. We use Edulastic to write our Student Growth Goals for the year. I love using Edulastic with Google Classroom. I have led three teacher trainings for our district on how to Edulastic for data and student growth.
7th Grade Reading Teacher
Dorian Ophelia Myers has been in education for over 14 years. She is currently a 7th grade reading teacher at a middle school in Memphis, Tennessee. Her latest educational endeavors include her being an integral part of turning a low-performing school into a Reward School in just one year. In order to maintain this success, she believes in incorporating technology in the learning process. She has presented several sessions on technology in the classroom on the school and district level.
Media Specialist/Technology Teacher
Betty Scola has worked in education for 12 years teaching classes from Kindergarten to College-Level. Currently a Media Specialist/Technology Teacher at Waterford Township School District in Waterford, N.J. Betty helps teachers integrate technology into all curriculum areas. Before teaching, Betty was a systems analyst/ programmer working with large scale databases. She uses her experience working with data to help analyze student data to drive instruction and increase student achievement.
Math and Technology Teacher on Special Assignment
Susan Lehr is a TOSA technology in Clovis Unified School District in the Central Valley of California. With almost 25 years of teaching experience in elementary and 7th grade math, Susan brings her passion for learning to the technology educational table. She believes students need an additional way to build foundational academic skills. Digital tools assist in bringing this vision to life. Susan has presented on many topics at Fall CUE (2015, 2016), CUE (2016 and upcoming 2017), and ISTE 2016, along with numerous professional development topics in her own District.
7th Grade Teacher
My name is Angela Wright. I am a seventh grade Mathematics teacher at Riverview K-8 in Memphis, TN. I enjoy working with children and helping them reach for their dreams through their education. I believe every child should be valued and treated with respect. An education should empower a child and help him or her make a positive contribution to our world.
Ileana has worked in education, connecting educators to great resources since 2010. Prior to being at Edulastic, she worked with the education program at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology where she managed marketing, content development, and delivered over 75 professional development workshops and presentations for educators nationwide. Ileana has a Digital Marketing Certificate from the Berkeley Advanced Media Institute and her B.S. from Cornell University.