Author Archives: Lori Carter

Final Project

The final project for this course seems to come up very quickly! The project is an individual version of the Jigsaw midterm featuring four assessment activities developed for a current or proposed online class. I decided to create four assessment … Continue reading

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Failure = The Secret to Success

  Unlike the engineers and management of Honda, teachers and students, being in the education business, often see failure as a bad thing. In Memphis, the city schools have a no failure policy for grades K-3 and a one time … Continue reading

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Creating a Survey for Formative Assessment

One of the projects required this week in our Assessment in E-learning class was to create a pre-course survey for our final projects.  My final project is an online version of a literature circle utilizing Web 2.0 tools to help … Continue reading

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Bloom’s Taxonomy, Assessment and E-Learning

As students prepare to develop the online courses for our final projects in the Assessment in E-Learning course at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, we are looking closely at Bloom’s Taxonomy.  Although the following clips are lighthearted interpretations of Bloom’s Taxonomy, … Continue reading

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Twitter and TweetDeck

One of the greatest technology tools teachers have today is access to immediate professional development through Personal Learning Networks created utilizing common social media applications.  One of the most popular of these social networking apps is Twitter.  I had tried … Continue reading

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Blogging for Kids — Kidblogs vs Edublogs

This past week, I set up a class Kidblog site for one of the fifth grade classes at my school.  Both the instructor and students were excited about the possibilities of the application. I was excited that someone at New … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Project – Social Networking in Education

For our mid-term grade, we were required to participate in a Jigsaw Project reviewing the use of Web 2.0 applications for assessment.  I chose to review Edmodo, a private, secure social networking site developed for the educational community.  Readers may … Continue reading

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