Category Archives: Assessment

A Sketch a Day in May

I first came across this idea through Twitter. I follow a Geography teacher in Auckland, New Zealand called Steve Mouldey. To quote from Steve’s blog the idea for this was “inspired by Austin Kleon‘s Show Your Work“.

I thought taking part would encourage some reflective practice on my part. The idea is to post a sketch a day using the hashtag #edsketch15 for the month of May. The sketch can be about something you have been reading, thinking about, trying out, observing, questioning, exploring, reflecting on or working on that day.

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PLICKERS – The Ultimate Assessment Tool

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No more Promethean Planet ActiVotes and multiple packets of batteries, now you can simply print voting devices on paper for free (well apart from the price of the ink & paper). Use PLICKERS for quick checks of student understanding.

Watch the video for a better understanding. Read the rest of this entry