Saturday, May 13, 2017

Quick Tech Tip - Making Learning Apps even better!

I LOVE Learning Apps!  I've blogged about it several times before, and if you haven't checked it out yet, now is the time - it's fantastic and free!

One of the small disadvantages of Learning Apps is that it doesn't have a way for me to easily check students' progress/completion of activities.  

But, a short while ago, my wonderful colleague Molly, who teaches Japanese and ENL, mentioned to me that of you create an "App Matrix" with several activities, it does show when students have completed an activity.   



And, the check marks remain, even if students close the page and go back to it.  Game-changer!

We're into final exam review season now, and I've been doing a lot of paperless review, with online activities.  It gives students instant, personalized feedback, which, as I learned in my May professional development activities, has a significant impact on student learning:

Along with Quizlet in multiple choice Test mode, which is how the final is set up, German 1 has done

and German 2 


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