Mr. Nisbet, Art History teacher at Grapevine High School,
discusses how he embeds Chain Notes and Four Corners in his
students' learning experiences to blend assessment and learning.
Mr. Chapa, World Geography teacher at Metro Opportunity High School, shares how his students use Text Tagging to interact with reading
material while he uses the tags to check for student understanding.
Looking for ways for students and educators to Text Tag using technology?
Several free apps such as Adobe Reader allow for annotating text.
Using the formative assessment Road Signs to help students
communicate their level of understanding throughout their lessons.
Ms. Ford shares with us a science lesson on bats she designed to incorporate engagement, movement, cooperative learning and
checking for understanding.
Students use similes to reflect on a topic while teachers use the
students' reflections to check for understanding.
Mr. Ford describes the impact checking for understanding
has had on engagement and student success.