Tag: Assessment

Storing and making sense of grades – Excel to the rescue

Guest post by Matthew O'Brien, secondary school educator at Brisbane Boys' College In this article, I want to show a few tricks to help you with the storing and calculating of marks and grades. Then, I want to show you the exciting stuff – how with a few simple processes you can visualise the marks book in a way that helps you see meaning and an individual story for each... Read more

Using Office Online for Assessment and Feedback

  So you have access to Office 365, but still want ideas for using this collaborative and engaging platform? Want to know what you can do with Office 365 now that you have access in your school?  Below is a great example of how a science teacher uses the Office Online and OneDrive components for feedback and assessment. Sibusiso Morena, the Chemistry teacher, is... Read more

Awesome Apps for Assessment and Marking

Guest Post by Mel Cahill Being on summer holidays and traveling has made me even more aware of my need to work smarter and more efficiently, mainly so I can spend more time traveling and less time thinking about work. Traveling in countries that don’t speak English can make things quite difficult. Two Windows Phone apps that have been a real luxury have been the... Read more

Feedback made easy with Drawboard PDF

For many of us, moving to a paperless feedback and marking system can be a huge step. Drawboard PDF gives teachers and students an easy, simple way to give feedback and write on existing PDF documents. How you might use this app: Editing or giving feedback for student essays or written work Annotating images / diagrams Filling in handouts using a pen Peer Assessment  ... Read more