• Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 6 months, 4 weeks ago

    One of our 4th grade teachers uses a “graffiti wall” to assess students’ knowledge of content such as identifying figurative language, text structure, and main idea. I have also utilized this strategy with Social Studies content. Use chart paper or the whiteboard as a space for students to respond to a topic or question. I have most often…[Read more]

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 6 months, 4 weeks ago

    One of the resources we use to assess is a consensus map. I was introduced to this idea during a Kagan training. There are many ways to use the consensus map. My favorite is to use it during to assess understanding through writing. After being given a question, each student spends a few minutes answering on a post it or small piece of paper. After…

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  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted a new activity comment 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    I’m not paperless. Our assessments are online and we do a lot of online and google activities on our Chromebooks, but not totally paperless. We have a few teachers in the district who are. They love it.

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted a new activity comment 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    I’ve tried it a couple different times. The kids seem to love it. I’m trying to decide if it is worth it to get everything it offers. I’ve only used the free option.

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 year ago

    I’m new to 5th grade Social Studies this year and one thing that stood out to me immediately was the need for spiral review. With that in mind, we started using 180 Days of SOCIAL STUDIES for Fifth Grade. It seems so simple and worksheet like, but the students actually ask to have these as an assignment. They like that it is quick and they can…[Read more]

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted a new activity comment 1 year ago

    We love Quizizz! The resource I posted, PearDeck, has a Flashcard Factory option. Students create flashcards for vocabulary words. It is linked to and can be posted to Quizlet.

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted a new activity comment 1 year ago

    I saw Nearpod on a school PETLL visit. It is what reminded me of the PearDeck presentation from this summer. My next task is to compare the prices of the two.

    • Near Pod is one of my favorite Tools!
      Do you enjoy being a Paperless classroom? Pros and Cons?

      • I’m not paperless. Our assessments are online and we do a lot of online and google activities on our Chromebooks, but not totally paperless. We have a few teachers in the district who are. They love it.

  • Mary Anne V. Pack posted an update in the group Holler logo of AssessmentAssessment 1 year ago

    An assessment resource I’ve recently learned about and explored Pear Deck, a Google add-on option. Pear Deck provides an opportunity for students to interact with your Google Slide presentations using their devices. The level of engagement in our chapter review heightened when I incorporated Pear Deck. It allows students to become more involved in…[Read more]

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