• Smarter Balanced Student Reporting- compared to NWEA

  • Smarter Balanced Digital Library- Finding lessons that focus on formative assessment

  • Developing a deeper understanding of the meaning of integration

Smarter Balanced Student Reporting

Smarter Balanced Digital LIbrary
  • Learn about the formative assessment attributes used to develop the content within the digital library
  • Search for lessons in your content area
  • Consider the possibilities for PLC PD

Intro to TPACK using Nearpod
  • Gain an understanding of TPACK and how this promotes appropriate use of technology in the classroom
  • Visit Nearpod.com
  • Click JOIN - type - the key that will appear on the teacher's screen and click right arrow.
  • Links:

Intro to the SAMR Model using Symbaloo

  • Determine your level of appropriate use of technology using the SAMR model

Symbaloo is a visual bookmarking tool that makes it simple and fun to organize the best of the web. You have all your favorite websites at your fingertips. With an account you can access your bookmarks from everywhere with any device and share your online resources with others.


Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app’s concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on. The children can access a teacher’s presentation through a code. It is up to the teacher to then move the class through the presentation and let them interact with the media as they go.

Assess your TPACK - How does the technology fit?