The purpose of this workshop is to introduce teachers to the ways in which ICT tools can be used for assessment of and for learning in the classroom. Teachers will be introduced to ways in which ICT tools can be used to build interactive assignments and track student progress in
real-time. Teachers will also explore the ways in which ICT tools can be used to evaluate learning outcomes in the classroom. The effective use of ICT in a primary school setting allows for assessment strategies to be integrated across the curriculum and to evaluate learning outcomes.
This course is designed for primary teachers of all class levels who wish to get practical ideas as to how to make use of web tools for assessment in their classrooms.
Participants should have intermediate Internet skills. This would be a great workshop to start a professional journey online in order to inform teaching and learning.
· To define assessment.
· To distinguish assessment of and for learning
· To know and understand the key elements of assessment for learning
· To identify ICT tools to support assessment and evaluation strategies at primary level
· To use a selection of ICT tools, including Padlet, Mentimeter, Socrative, Kahoot, Edmodo, StudyStack, EdPuzzle and Blendspace, to gather, interpret and use assessment information to inform teaching and learning
Tutor: William O'Donoghue