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Leveraging Free Digital Tools for Authentic Assessment
Monday, November 25, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST
Presented by Kelli Etheredge, Director of Teaching and Learning Resources, St. Paul’s Episcopal School; Jon Kay, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft; and Tosin Bosede, Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft
Hosted by Ann Kozma, Education Innovation Lead, Microsoft
Sponsored by Microsoft Education
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Teachers are well aware of the valuable feedback that authentic, ongoing assessment provides; helping them individualize teaching and encouraging each unique student to develop to their full potential! However, in today’s fast-paced, high-stakes assessment world it can be challenging to know which tools to use for authentic, ongoing assessment.
Join this edWebinar to learn about a variety of free Microsoft tools you can leverage in your classroom. From videos in Flipgrid to personalized quizzes in Forms to individualized assessment with Teams, you’ll learn about tools that will help you understand where your students are and how best to support them. You’ll hear practical tips and examples for using these tools in the classroom from a teacher who uses them herself and learn about the ways these tools engage students in the process of assessment.
This edWebinar will be of interest to kindergarten through high school teachers, librarians, and school and district leaders. There will be time to have your questions answered at the end of the presentation.
About the Presenters
Kelli Etheredge is the Director of Teaching and Learning Resources at St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama. She supports preK-12 teachers in effective integration of technology and innovative lesson design. She taught high school English for 14 years and has been teaching in a 1:1 environment since 2000. For a few years, she transitioned out of the classroom to focus on supporting the 1:1 learning initiative in grades 5-12 (no textbooks, class OneNote notebooks, and digitized devices) modeled after her classroom. She now supports teachers in their technology integration and teaches design thinking classes that work with local non-profits to solve community challenges. Additionally, preK-9th grade students visit her Innovation Lab to explore real-world challenges connected to their core curriculum and examine solutions by going through the design thinking process. Her work with students has been featured on Copy/Paste, TeachTech, Microsoft in Education, OneNote, and Daily Edventures blogs.
Tosin Bosede is the head of Teams for Education marketing. She loves to connect with educators and school leaders to understand how technology can improve learning and innovation. With a decade of technology experience, Tosin is focused on ways innovation transforms everyday life. She holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Jon Kay is a Senior Program Manager on the Microsoft Forms team in Beijing, China, primarily focusing on service backend fundamentals and EDU. His previous Microsoft work spans Windows 7/8 Printing & Scanning, Windows 10 Geolocation & Compatibility, Bing News Search, and PowerPoint Online. He spends his free time traveling the world, browsing Reddit, and listening to podcasts.
About the Host
Ann Kozma loves to explore, share, and contribute and has spent the past 18 years dedicated to empowering others and transforming teaching and learning as a classroom teacher, an innovation and instructional support teacher on special assignment, and as an Educator Innovation Lead on Team Flipgrid at Microsoft. Ann loves to explore, share, and contribute to the greater EdTech community and presents at local, national, and international events. She believes that “Play is our brain’s favorite way to learn.” and is a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2015, Leading Edge Certified as a Professional Learning Leader, and is a CUE Inc. Lead Learner. You can connect with her on Twitter at @annkozma723.
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