Using iPads for Assessment: Show What You Know Bingo
by April Bridwell and Terri Kleinschmit
It’s evident, technology offers the opportunity to utilize assessment in a more personalized manner. iPads are now the path for students to demonstrate learning goals, standards-based content, and skills such as critical thinking/problem solving, collaboration, and self-management
There are numerous apps or websites out there that allow students to display their thinking and make presentations both within and far beyond the classroom walls. Whether it’s in the case of project based learning, a collaborative project, or a long term summative assessment… students have endless options that will allow them to display their thinking and present their learning experiences.
But where to start?
Below is a link to a Google template that can be modified to meet the needs of your classroom. To use, click here. You will be prompted to make a copy. Once you do so, the document will open up and you are free to edit and share as you would like. This document serves as a mini guide to some of the wonderful tools students can use to present their learning experience. Each app or website is linked with a quick tutorial that you and your students can look through.
What’s the best benefit? The tools accommodate different approaches. Whether the end result is a presentation, telling stories on an interactive timeline or a visual board, the resources can be used to fit each individual’s personalized needed.
Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact us!
-April Bridwell, Prairie Lane 6th grade & Terri Kleinschmit- Rockbrook 4th grade