ETIPS - Make Thinking Visible
Technology assists in the assessment of the learning outcomes. Planning the assessment of student learning outcomes is an essential component of teacher’s role. Student performance must be effectively evaluated in order to judge both the progress of the students and the effectiveness of the instruction, and technology can assist teachers in the collection of both formative and summative data that will help determine if students are meeting the learning outcomes for a particular lesson or unit. This resource area provides suggestions and practical examples of successful assessment of learning outcomes with the assistance of technology.
An electronic portfolio (ePortfolio) is a compilation of material and work that combines that is based on electronic media and technologies. ePortfolios can be used to assess student achievement and measure course goals. For more information on ePortfolios see http://electronicportfolios.org/portfolios.html.
Online Subscription Resources
Description: An online system designed to aid teachers of students ages 3-5 in communication, organization and basement of their students' progress.
Work Sampling Online
Description: An online system designed to aid teachers of students pre-K through 5 in communication, organization and basement of their students' progress.
Description: Teach-nology offers a range of online support services for teachers of students of all ages.
Other Online Resources
Description: RubiStar is a free online tool that helps teachers make rubrics.
Web-based Standards of Learning Technology for Virginia
Description: The FAQ page describing Virginia's initiative to use technology to improve student learning.
Online Resources for Assessment
Description: A compilation of resources that will aid in assessment.
Show, Don't Tell: Video and Accountability
Description: An article describing how video can be used in evaluation