July 9 Department Meeting: Schoology "Assessment Tasting"

Today's Essential Question, Objective, and Agenda

Essential Question: How can we leverage the Assessment tool to support student learning?

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Explain how Schoology can be used to deliver and manage assessments.
  • Practice creating a Schoology assessment.
  • Discuss how you can leverage the Schoology assessment tool to support student learning.

Agenda:

  1. The Student View: Take a sample assessment on Schoology
  2. Introduction: Assessments on Schoology
  3. Grading: Review grading analytics from the practice assessment
  4. Play Time: Create your own assessment
  5. Small Group Discussion: How can we use today's PL to support student learning?
  6. Further resources and post-survey

Parking Lot Questions: https://tinyurl.com/yy66x2aw

1. The Student View: Take a Sample Assessment on Schoology

Teacher Schoology Login.mp4
Student View

3. Grading: Review grading analytics from the practice assessment

Schoology Assessment Grading

4. Play Time! Create your own assessment!

Create an Assessment on Schoology (July 9 PL 4)

5. Discussion: How can we use today's PL to support student learning?

Consider:

  • Using the assessment tool for a specific unit of instruction
  • Which question types will be most useful
  • Student engagement
  • Connecting assessment and instruction
  • Formative versus summative assessment
  • Tracking growth through learning standards
  • Promotion of student self-assessment and self-reflection
  • Multiple points of access (text, visuals, audio)
  • Differentiation

Share-Out:

  1. One "takeaway" from today's session; or
  2. One way you plan to use the assessment tool going forward; or
  3. One aspect of the assessment tool you plan to further explore.

6. Resources and Post-Survey

To access all of today's resources on Schoology Assessment in one place, go the Resource Bank page on this website. For a Schoology-made guide to the Assessments tool (including creating an assessment, setting up questions, grading, and reporting), click here. For the full Schoology video library, click here. To take today's post-survey, click here or below. To access the paper handouts from today's session, click here.