Extending Your classroom with edmodo
9:15 - 10:30
Whether you see your students every day or once a week, extend your class beyond the four walls of your room by using Edmodo, a free and easy way for students and teachers to connect and collaborate. Get your students excited about learning in a user friendly environment. Continue classroom discussions online, give polls to check for understanding, go paperless with the assignment feature, award badges to individual students. You and your students also have unlimited storage for your files.
formative assessment: required for learning
1:30 - 2:45
Formative assessment provides info needed to adjust teaching and learning while it is happening, guiding teachers and students in making decisions about how to move forward to reach their goals. Don’t be stuck in a rut of always using the same style of formative assessment with your classes. Come explore different formative assessment options.