Revamping the writing assessment: essay to infographic

Spanish 4 Narcoviolencia final Projects: infographics! We have limited access to technology at my school so we often have to low tech our high tech projects. This was no exception. I wanted students to develop writing skills but also wanted to branch out from the traditional essay! The infographics had to contain 5 headings, 1… Continue reading Revamping the writing assessment: essay to infographic

Alternatives to the Traditional Final Exam No Matter What You Teach

Mix and Match, Elaborate, Redesign, Steal…. Here are a few ways to change the style of your final so that it more accurately reflects what your students know.  Student choice is a POWERFUL motivator so consider a choice board with several options from which they choose their own exam. 1. Mixed media: Choose a novel,… Continue reading Alternatives to the Traditional Final Exam No Matter What You Teach

Project Ideas: My recent assessments

I’m all for share and share alike! Please post your ideas for assessments and I will share mine! Below you will find the project guidelines and grading rubric for my Infographic project. https://somewheretoshare.com/2014/03/11/revamping-the-writing-assessment-essay-to-infographic/ Students prepared the infographics, presented them gallery style, and then I displayed them in the hallway for a week or so! I… Continue reading Project Ideas: My recent assessments