A performance-based assessment requires students to carry out a task rather than select an answer from a multiple choice list. These types of assessments can be applied to any subject area. For example, in math a student would count out change in an imaginary store exchange. In literacy, a student might act as a news… Continue reading Performance-Based Assessment and Student Timelines
It’s no secret that teaching has a higher turnover rate compared to other professions. I remember sitting in Methods in Language Arts 3-5 at Heritage University when my professor prepared us for the cold hard truth of teacher turnover. He warned us that more than half of teachers change professions after three years. Why… Continue reading Bloomz Teachers Bypass Burnout
Last week the latest Bloomz premium feature rolled out! Teachers are excited to share Engagement Reports with colleagues, administrators, and principals. It’s astounding to look at how much I’ve connected with my classroom community and we’re only halfway through the school year! If you have an evaluation or contract renewal coming up now is the right… Continue reading #BloomzSavesTime
It was the summer of August 2015 when I started working at a new school, West Seattle Montessori and Academy. I landed the position as a Lower Elementary Teacher of a class called The Horned Owls. There were two other owl themed classes, Barn and Snowy. All three owl crews were made up of… Continue reading How My School Got Started With Bloomz
Bloomz offers a multitude of ways in which to engage in professional development. If you are using Bloomz with your class you are receiving a hands on experience in the fast growing field of technology in education. Your principal or director should know about your professional development! What I’ve learned from utilizing the mobile app and… Continue reading Proving Professional Development with Bloomz
Contest | TCEA Group in the App | Teacher Presenters Bloomz can be used for professional development as well as for Classes. Educators can share resources, organize group events, send reminders and announcements, and more. TCEA Conference attendees and other educators who join the TCEA 2017 Group in the Bloomz App will be able to share resource… Continue reading Join Bloomz at TCEA!