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You Gave a Formative Assessment, Now What?

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

formative assessment

Presented by Cathie Gillner, Teacher at Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA
Hosted by Common Sense Education and Sponsored by Symantec


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Have you ever given a formative assessment and not used the data? Technology has introduced a plethora of formative assessment options for teachers over the past few years. Follow formative assessments from start to finish and look at the most important part of a formative assessment—the results! Participants will be introduced to nontraditional types of formative assessments such as concept maps and games as a way to spot check students’ learning through a course of study. So let’s go beyond the game show and dive into the world of data-driven instruction.

In this webinar, learn how Cathie Gillner, an educator from Fox Chapel Area School District in Pittsburgh, PA and Common Sense Ambassador, uses concept mapping and games as formative assessments. Topics cover how to:

  • Pick the best formative assessments for your classroom
  • Use data to make meaningful experiences for students
  • Embed formative assessments into learning through concept mapping and games
  • Incorporate tools like BrainPOP, Socrative, Formative, Padlet, Seesaw, Rcap, Quizlet Live, Triventy, and Schoology in your formative assessments

All school personnel, including teachers, administrators, librarians, and tech coordinators, are invited to watch this recorded session.

Cathie GillnerAbout the Presenter

Cathie Gillner is a teacher at Fox Chapel Area School District, Pittsburgh, PA. She was selected as a 2014 Pennsylvania Keystone Technology Innovator, and was named a 2014 and 2015 Champion of Change. Cathie is a Google Certified Trainer and Innovator, Schoology Ambassador, Common Sense Ambassador, and BrainPOP Certified Educator. She has presented at TRETC, PETE&C, and ISTE.



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common sense educationCommon Sense Education provides teachers and schools with free research-based classroom tools to help students harness technology for learning and life. Our K–12 Digital Citizenship Curriculum and interactive games teach students how to make safe, smart, and ethical decisions in the digital world. And our revolutionary educational rating system, Common Sense Graphite, helps educators discover, use, and share high-quality digital products that propel student learning.


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Tuesday, February 28, 2017
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
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