Assessment is probably the biggest challenge in a virtual environment for teachers.
One of the most challenging shifts to online teaching is that assessment needs to be rethought and re-taught. While there are plenty of tools and strategies you can use to assess students behind the screens, nothing seems to suffice the concept.
We have curated a list of videos you must watch to understand better assessments in virtual classrooms and how you can do the same.
Teaching Online ways To Assess Students
This video provides three possible ideas for assessing students online. It showcases testing through quizzes, getting your students to record themselves, and using E-portfolios. The video highlights how you can use Google forms, e-portfolios, and other tools to assess students online. If you are looking for ideas around assessment, you might find this video useful.
Ways To Conduct Formative Assessments Virtually
This video is from Edutopia and focuses on assessment options for student understanding during remote learning. The video highlights mood checks, reflective questions between the classes, elevator pitches, social media, peer-to-peer assessments, and more to assess students virtually.
Online Assessment Tools For Teachers
This informative video will help you learn about Kahoot, Socrative, ClassMarker and many other tools you can use for assessing students when teaching online.
Assessment For Online Learning
This webinar by Cambridge English is a must-watch. It entails the four principles at the heart of assessment and shares practical ideas and assessment tools in your online context. Educators can also see through the comments and get in touch with like-minded community members to discuss the challenges in assessment during online learning.
Online Formative Assessment Tools
This is another excellent video on formative assessment tools that you can use in virtual settings. The video is by Christopher Brunson, a STEAM Teaching specialist at a middle school in Illinois. He shares how you can use Google suite, Flipgrid, Kahoot, and Peardeck to assess students virtually. You must watch this video to understand how to use the tools mentioned in the online classroom.
Using Self-Assessment In Online Classes To Promote Students’ Learning
In the classroom, students' learning is regulated and easily monitored by the instructor; for example, we can walk past a desk and check to see how they are progressing. Unfortunately,
Monitoring students during assessment when teaching online is difficult since teachers are not always in contact with students. This session introduces educators to methods of engaging students in self-assessment and approaches that can be used to check students' learning of content they work through at home.
Seven Strategies for Using Formative Assessments in Online Learning
The video shares seven strategies teachers can use in online classes to assess students. It highlights using background knowledge, misconception check, discussion forum, muddiest points, practice quizzes, embedding quizzes in videos, and polls for evaluating online classes.
Online Evaluation Tools For Teachers
It's a comprehensive list of tools you can use for online assessment. The videos cover Kahoot, Socrative, ClassMarker, Hot Potatoes, Testmoz, Quizizz, Exam.net, Edpuzzle, Wizer.me, and Flipgrid for online assessment. A must-watch if you'd like to know the various tools and how you can use them in your online class.
Online Assessment- Training For School Teachers
A very informative video showcases all subject teachers, including Health and Physical Education (from KG to XII), to improve their confidence in conducting online objective assessments. The video covers various strategies like Live Demonstration, Discussions, Q & A Sessions and tools you can use to conduct online assessments.