Formative Assessment:

Upon completion of each training session the particpants will be required to reflect upon the events of the day, possible challenges they faced, skills that were learned, thoughts regarding the technology presented. In fulfilling this, the participants will post to the group blog site at the end of each session. In having the students post to the blog, all workshop members will be able to collaborate and further extend the learning environment. The workshop presenters will also add comments and assist with challenges through the blog site. The blog is located at: http://nrsjworkshop.blogspot.com/.

Formative Assessment Rubric for Daily Reflective Posting to Blog:
Points:
Your response was reflective and provided insight
2
Your response provided a sense of your experiences/challenges while engaged in the workshop
2
Your response was completed after each activity
2
Total Points:





SMART Board Lesson Activity Rubric-

The learner will make a lesson or game using the SMART Notebook 10,.



Teacher/Presenter Name: Student Name:



Category
4
3
2
1
Presentation
Well-rehearsed with smooth delivery that holds audience attention.
Rehearsed with fairly smooth delivery that holds audience attention most of the time.
Delivery not smooth, but able to maintain interest of the audience most of the time.
Delivery not smooth and audience attention often lost.
Mechanics
No misspellings or grammatical errors
Three or fewer misspellings and/or mechanical errors.
Four misspellings and/or grammatical errors.
More than 4 errors in spelling or grammar.
Organization
Content is well organized using headings or bulleted lists to group related material.
Uses headings or bulleted lists to organize, but the overall organization of topics appears flawed.
Content is logically organized for the most part.
There was no clear or logical organizational structure, just lots of facts.
Content
Covers topic in-depth with details and examples. Subject knowledge is excellent.
Includes essential knowledge about the topic. Subject knowledge appears to be good.
Includes essential information about the topic but there are 1-2 factual errors.
Content is minimal OR there are several factual errors.
Attractiveness
Makes excellent use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance the presentation.
Makes good use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. to enhance to presentation.
Makes use of font, color, graphics, effects, etc. but occasionally these detract from the presentation content.
Use of font, color, graphics, effects etc. but these often distract from the presentation content.
Total Points:






Summative Assessment Activity: Graphic Organizer Rubric



At the completion of the workshop, particpants are required to apply the skills presetned and create an graphic organizer using one of the online tools presented. The graphic organizer will demonstrate the participants mastery of the technologies presented, how each collaborative tool is interrelated and how these technologies are infused in the participants teaching methods. Upon completion the graphic organizer will be uploaded to the blog page for peer viewing and final assessment.


CATEGORY
Exemplary
Proficient
Unsatisfactory
Arrangement of Concepts
Main concept easily identified; subconcepts branch appropriately from main idea
Main concept easily identified; most subconcepts branch from main idea.
Main concept not clearly identified; subconcepts don’t consistently branch from main idea.
Links and Linking Lines
Linking lines connect related terms/point in correct direction; linking words accurately describe relationship between concepts; hyperlinks effectively used
Most linking lines connect properly; most linking words accurately describe the relationship between concepts; most hyperlinks effectively used.
Linking lines not always pointing in correct direction; linking words don’t clarify relationships between concepts; hyperlinks don’t function or fail to enhance the topic.
Graphics
Graphics used appropriately; greatly enhance the topic and aid in comprehension; are clear, crisp and well situated on the page.
Graphics used appropriately most of the time; most graphics selected enhance the topic, are of good quality, and are situated in logical places on the page.
Graphics used inappropriately and excessively; graphics poorly selected and don’t enhance the topic; some graphics are blurry and ill-placed.
Content
Reflects essential information; is logically arranged; concepts succinctly presented; no misspellings or grammatical errors
Reflects most of the essential information; is generally logically arranged; concepts presented without too many excess words; fewer than three misspellings or grammatical errors.
Contains extraneous information; is not logically arranged; contains numerous spelling and grammatical errors.
Text
Easy to read/ appropriately sized; no more than three different fonts; amount of text is appropriate for intended audience; boldface used for emphasis.
Most text is easy to read; uses no more than four different fonts; amount of text generally fits intended audience.
Font too small to read easily; more than four different fonts used; text amount is excessive for intended audience.
Design
Clean design; high visual appeal; four or fewer symbol shapes; fits page without a lot of scrolling; color used effectively for emphasis.
Design is fairly clean, with a few exceptions; diagram has visual appeal; four or fewer symbol shapes; fits page well; uses color effectively most of time.
Cluttered design; low in visual appeal; requires a lot of scrolling to view entire diagram; choice of colors lacks visual appeal and impedes comprehension.