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Smart Technologies Smartboard Smart Recorder
Describe the technology being used?
(Provide links and references so others can visit)
Smart Board Smart Recorder an aspect of the Smart Technologies Interactive Whiteboard http://smarttech.com/
How was the technology integrated into the assessment environment?
The technology can be integrated by recording student response, assessing reading skills and documenting student learning.
Use Digital Photography to Document Children’s Learning
• Make children’s learning visible
• Document children’s development
• Communicate findings with parents
and school personnel
• Include digital photographs and narrative
descriptions of artifacts in students’ portfolios
• Document students’ achievement on state and
• Plan appropriate instruction
Student made documentaries
Digital Story Telling:
-What method (observation, selected response, written response, personal communication, performance, student reflection) of assessments were implemented using the technology? (Questions, see Stuart chapter ?)
The method of assessment is observation, personal communication, performance and student reflection.
Was this a technology that replaced a current method of assessment or does it provide assessment opportunities previously not available without the advent of this technology. (For an in depth discussion of this, refer to the NAP article)
The technology can replace as well as provide for opportunities previously not available.
In your opinion, what were some of the benefits of the tool?
This tool allows students to demonstrate their learning in a fun and creative way.
In your opinion, what are the limitations of the tool?
The expense of the equipment.
Do you see this as a tool that could be used in your educational setting?
I have used this tool to assess reading fluency. I used the recorder and a webcam to record a student reading a poem.
Where did you learn about the tool (formal evaluation reports, vender case studies, etc.)?