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GAFE: Tools in Checking for Understanding

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano

Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines

@jimtuscano

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
AVP: Sharing my Google Experience in the Classroom Google Study in Xavier School on the
AVP: Sharing my Google Experience in the Classroom Google Study in Xavier School on the
AVP: Sharing my Google Experience in the Classroom Google Study in Xavier School on the
AVP: Sharing my Google Experience in the Classroom Google Study in Xavier School on the

AVP: Sharing my Google Experience in the Classroom

Google Study in Xavier School on the Use of Google Classroom

Why Check for Student’s Understanding? Relevance, Purpose and Familiar Methods
Why Check for Student’s Understanding? Relevance, Purpose and Familiar Methods
Why Check for Student’s Understanding? Relevance, Purpose and Familiar Methods
Why Check for Student’s Understanding? Relevance, Purpose and Familiar Methods

Why Check for Student’s Understanding?

Relevance, Purpose and Familiar Methods

Checking for Understanding:

Relevance and Purpose

immediate feedback on what they know and do NOT know YET: self-awareness for the students

gives the message that the context and thinking of all students are necessary for the success of the lesson

provides

the teacher with a decision-making point:

do I need to further scaffold this learner's understanding?”. (Fisher and Frey, Guided Instruction, 2010)*

*http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/111017/chapters/Questioning-to-Check-for-Understanding.aspx

Consider: Variety of Methods and Frequency

DIAGNOSTIC SUMMATIVE Review Tests Pre-lesson Surveys Think-Pair-Share Practice Tests Concept-Maps Journal Prompts
DIAGNOSTIC
SUMMATIVE
Review Tests
Pre-lesson
Surveys
Think-Pair-Share
Practice Tests
Concept-Maps
Journal Prompts
Four Corners
Simple Projects
Simulation
Final Project
Final Tests,
National Tests
etc.
FORMATIVE

HOW OFTEN DO WE DO THIS?

http://www.edutopia.org/formative-assessments-checking-for-understanding-

strategies

How can we make checking for understanding more exciting and meaningful for our students?

Why not try going
Why not try going
Our Focus Google Forms, Docs, and Slides
Our Focus
Google Forms, Docs, and Slides

Taking a Look at Examples

Our Focus Google Forms, Docs, and Slides

Topic/ Lesson for the Sample Assessments:

Past Tense of Verbs (Regular and Irregular)

Writing a Narrative Essay: Sharing a Special Event in the Past Drills: Writing sentences with
Writing a Narrative Essay:
Sharing a Special Event in the Past
Drills: Writing sentences with verbs in their
past tense
Searching for grammar rules:
forming the past tense of verbs
Check up on identifying verbs

Google Forms:

Surveying Previous Knowledge/ Practice Quizzes

survey previous and related understanding of the lesson

survey questions: specific or general depending on your purpose

diagnostic test or review test: quiz-like but not for grading but for feedback of where they are

on your purpose ● diagnostic test or review test: quiz-like but not for grading but for
on your purpose ● diagnostic test or review test: quiz-like but not for grading but for

Google Forms:

Surveying Previous Knowledge

Google Forms: Surveying Previous Knowledge Sample: http://goo.gl/forms/OuzRc6zwAV

Google Forms:

Practice Formative Quizzes

Google Forms: Practice Formative Quizzes Sample: http://goo.gl/forms/T6AUXHDFDg

Google Docs via Google Classroom Simple Guided Research (mini-WebQuests)

using Google Docs, outline an activity that can help students seek for the important concepts to be discuss in class.

include a list of pre-evaluated and student-friendly websites that they can go to.

upload the Google Docs file in Google Classroom for easier distribution

Bonus: use Google Search

can go to. ● upload the Google Docs file in Google Classroom for easier distribution ●
can go to. ● upload the Google Docs file in Google Classroom for easier distribution ●

Create a Simple Guided Research (mini- WebQuests)

Research (mini- WebQuests) Sample: http://goo.gl/m4yUtF DO NOT LIKE LINKS??? Upload the Google Doc file in Google

DO NOT LIKE LINKS???

Upload the Google Doc file in Google Classroom and give each student a copy!

Google Docs via Google Classroom Simple Guided Research (mini-WebQuests)

Sample: http://goo.gl/m4yUtF
Sample: http://goo.gl/m4yUtF

Google Docs via Google Classroom Construct Sentences (Pair Check using Google Sharing)

using Google Docs, outline an activity that asks students to use a list of verbs in past tense in a sentence

ask each student to share their document with their classmate for the PAIR CHECK activity

Pair Check Activity: Students help each other learn the proper usage of past tense of verbs in sentences.

Bonus: use Google Doc collaboration feature - Upload file via Google Classroom

Google Docs via Google Classroom Construct Sentences (Pair Check using Collaborative Sharing)

Google Docs via Google Classroom Construct Sentences (Pair Check using Collaborative Sharing) Sample: http://goo.gl/rRGtwx

Google Docs via Google Classroom Construct Sentences (Pair Check using Google Sharing)

Construct Sentences (Pair Check using Google Sharing) Sample: http://goo.gl/rRGtwx DO NOT LIKE LINKS??? Upload
Check using Google Sharing) Sample: http://goo.gl/rRGtwx DO NOT LIKE LINKS??? Upload the Google Doc file in

DO NOT LIKE LINKS???

Upload the Google Doc file in Google Classroom and give each student a copy!

Google Slides via Google Classroom Making Connections and Mind-Maps

using Google Slides (or Docs), construct a template of a graphic organizer that they can use in writing their narrative essay

the graphic organizers helps them to come up with ideas and organize them well

provide text boxes where students can write their ideas

upload the Google Slide (or Docs) containing the template in Google Classroom to each student a copy

Google Slides via Google Classroom Making Connections and Mind-Maps

Google Slides via Google Classroom Making Connections and Mind-Maps

Connections and Mind-Maps Sample: http://goo.gl/pqXOt6 DO NOT LIKE LINKS??? Upload the Google Slides file in

DO NOT LIKE LINKS???

Upload the Google Slides file in Google Classroom and give each student a copy!

Google Docs via Google Classroom Deepening Understanding: Journal Prompts and Essay-Writing Tasks

using Google Docs, students can write their journals or reflection essays with ease (no fear of misspelled words or grammar errors)

easy distribution of template and collection of written works

teacher can also look at their work as they write their essays or journals.

Google Docs via Google Classroom Deepening Understanding: Journal Prompts and Essay-Writing Tasks

Google Slides via Google Classroom Making Connections and Mind-Maps

Connections and Mind-Maps Sample: http://goo.gl/VVuJIu DO NOT LIKE LINKS??? Upload the Google Slides file in

DO NOT LIKE LINKS???

Upload the Google Slides file in Google Classroom and give each student a copy!

Hands-On: Create Your Formative Assessment Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
Hands-On: Create Your Formative Assessment Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
Hands-On: Create Your Formative Assessment Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
Hands-On: Create Your Formative Assessment Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

Hands-On: Create Your Formative Assessment

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

OPEN FORUM: Q & A Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
OPEN FORUM: Q & A Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
OPEN FORUM: Q & A Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE
OPEN FORUM: Q & A Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

OPEN FORUM: Q & A

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

GAFE: Tools in Checking for Understanding

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano

Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines

@jimtuscano

Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano
Designing Simple and Scaffolded Assessment Tools using GAFE Francis Jim Tuscano Xavier School, Philippines @jimtuscano