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Assessment, Feedback and Review for Online Learning with Mark Barnett


Learn to use rubrics, informal assessment strategies and formative grading techniques to assess your students’ work online. Review several examples and discuss appropriate ways that you can assess student learning without using only traditional quizzes and tests.


1. Singlepoint rubrics

a. Developing criteria for assessment. What’s really important?

b. Including students in the assessment process.

c. Keeping expectations transparent

2. Check for understanding

a. One-on-one time with students

b. Student demonstration videos

c. Show me what you learned any way you want

3. Making Learning Visible

a. Thinking routines and how to facilitate

b. Assessing student work with personal feedback

c. Assessment for feedback instead of judgement

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Mark Barnett is passionate about Project-Based Learning and teaching students to create with technology. With 14 years of experience in STEAM and maker education and online teaching, he has consulted with teachers and administrators all over the world to set up and design impactful learning experiences with makerspaces and related education themes. He has also been teaching teachers how to transition to virtual, self-paced and digital instruction, modeling on best practices from experts all over the globe. Mark also speaks internationally about equity and access to STEAM and maker education, most notably at the Stanford FabLearn Conference, MIT Libre Learn Lab, SXSWedu, EARCOS in Bangkok, UNESCO in India and at 21st Century Learning in Hong Kong. Mark spends his free time travelling and learning with his family while working on a PhD in Computer Engineering to study how students construct and relate to new knowledge.

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