If you are using Study Island in your classroom, your students have access to a program that they can use anytime, from anywhere with an internet connection. Here are four ways that you can use Study Island to keep your students practicing and learning during remote learning days.
It is incredibly difficult to teach effectively without formative assessment. Students come to class with different abilities and backgrounds, and they learn at different rates. You need to know where they stand in relation to your pacing and curriculum goals at all times. Luckily, formative assessments don’t need to be time-consuming or difficult to accomplish. All it takes is adding a few of these ideas to your toolkit and committing to their use.
Formative assessments are used during a lesson with a goal of gathering student data to make changes where needed in real-time during instruction. With lots of different strategies and formats, formative assessments can be effective for students at any grade level.