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Day 11


 

About Today
Over time, it is easy to accumulate papers and resources from meetings, trainings, teaching, student work, etc.  Also as teachers, sometimes it is nice to have a paper copy to evidence student learning and success.  One thing that can help you bring a digital component to you paper/analog world is that of making some of your traditional methods digitalized.  Think about things such as your assessments, newsletters, and just about any other item in your classroom where you spend time making copies or having a paper trail...is there a way you can reduce the use of paper through electronic tools and resources? 

Learning Target
Take a moment to find a way to bring a traditional paper resource into the electronic world and share your transition below.



Assessments

There are many different resources and tools that you can use to create digital assessments.  These assessments can look very similar to that of your paper-copy assessment, but provides you with an easy way of tracking student responses (and possibly even some assistance in grading!).  Some are specific to a device (such as iPads), but others can be used on any device as long as you have an Internet connection.  Take a look at some of the resources below that can be used for creating online assessments (assessment resources are displayed on Pinterest boards - you do not need to be a registered user on Pinterest to view the links).

Online Assessment Tools

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iPad Assessment Tools

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Newsletters

Similar to that of transferring your assessments to a digital format, there are also many ways you can create a digital newsletter.  Even if you create a digital newsletter in Microsoft Word, Pages, Libre Office, or other word processing program, you can upload your file to a service such as Google Drive or Dropbox to easily share your newsletter online.  If you are looking for a service to utilize for publishing newsletters, take a look at some of the resources below (newsletter resources are displayed on Pinterest boards - you do not need to be a registered user on Pinterest to view the links).

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