As we turn the page on the calendar, TCI will be focusing on assessments this month on our Facebook pages, many of our tweets, and our webinars. Alive in Five kicks off with a look at three review games you can play inside your class as you prepare your students for assessments.
Posted: April 3rd, 2013 under Challenging Students, Classroom Management, Educational Theories, Educational Trends and Issues, Grading, groupwork, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: assessments, review activities, review games, tests
There is a place for multiple choice assessments, but when we place too high a premium on the ability to guess correctly, are we really creating deep thinkers? See how a company of teachers and by teachers makes lessons and assessments that inspire, engage, and create deep thinkers! Visit us at http://teachtci.com.
Posted: September 7th, 2012 under Assessment, Challenging Students, Classroom Technology, discussions, Educational Theories, Educational Trends and Issues, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, Professional Development, students, TCI info, Web 2.0 Tips and Tools.
Tags: assessments, multiple choice tests, standardized testing
The typical 10 year old doesn’t like to take tests. When announcing a test, I could hear a collective groan from my students. It shouldn’t be that way! No need to get nervous about a test … if they are prepared for the test. Tests show us what someone already understands and what they still [...]
With a teacher subscription to TCI, teachers can build off the questions that we have created for each lesson. Teachers have the power to narrow choices for students on an IEP, insert images for image analysis items, or even add passages from books for students to respond to. This five minute video shows teachers the [...]
You can say it. Review games. We play them. Our kids like them. They work. Why do we sometimes try to think of creative wording to get around the fact that we are playing games? How about we step out of the shadow and into the bright light of openness? As you are getting ready [...]
Posted: March 29th, 2011 under Challenging Students, Classroom Management, Educational Theories, Educational Trends and Issues, groupwork, Learning Styles, Multiple Intelligences, students, Teaching Strategies.
Tags: assessments, review games, test prep