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Paperless Math Assessment

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Author: Tiffany Coffey
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  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 1304
Title:
Paperless Math Assessment
Digital Tool/Resource:
Socrative
Web Address – URL:
Overview:

Socrative lets teachers engage and assess their students with educational activities on tablets, laptops and smartphones. Through the use of real time questioning, instant result aggregation and visualization, teachers can gauge the whole class’ current level of understanding.  Socrative saves teachers time so the class can further collaborate, discuss, extend and grow as a community of learners.

Description provided by: http://www.socrative.com/

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
2) Demonstrate use of input devices.

Examples: Mouse, touch screen, keyboard.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will use a mouse and keyboard to enter information.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • mouse
  • keyboard
  • screen
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • input devices are used to manipulate computing devices or enter information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • use a mouse, keyboard, or other input device to navigate on computing devices and enter information.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • they may need to use other pieces of equipment to navigate, select programs, or enter information into a computing device.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
7) Locate letters and numbers on the keyboard.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will show where named letters and numbers are on a keyboard.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • keyboard
  • letters
  • numbers
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • where letters and numbers are located on a keyboard.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • point to letters and numbers on a keyboard when prompted.
  • can type simple words using a keyboard.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • the letters and numbers on a keyboard are the same on every standard English keyboard.
Mathematics
MA2019 (2019)
Grade: K
12. Fluently add and subtract within 5.

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Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Use an efficient strategy to accurately name the sums or differences within 5.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Fluently
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • characteristics of addition and subtraction contexts such as putting together, adding to, taking apart, and taking from.
  • Strategies for efficiently determining sums and differences within five.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Use addition strategies efficiently.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • Fluency involves a mixture of "just knowing" answers, knowing answers from patterns, and knowing answers from the use of strategies. The word fluently is used in the standards to mean accurately, efficiently, and flexibly.
Diverse Learning Needs:
Essential Skills:
Learning Objectives:
M.K.12.1: Decompose numbers up to 5 using objects or drawings.
M.K.12.2: Compose numbers up to 5 using objects or drawings.
M.K.12.3: Count backward from 5.
M.K.12.4: Count forward to 5.

Prior Knowledge Skills:
  • Notice same/different and some/all.
  • Subtract one from a set of objects (up to five objects).
  • Given a group of objects (ten or less), divide the group into smaller groups in various ways.
  • Take away objects from a large group to create two smaller groups.
  • Establish one-to-one correspondence between numbers and objects when given a picture a drawing or objects.
  • Understand number words.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
M.AAS.K.8 Demonstrate an understanding of addition as "putting together" or subtraction as "taking from" in everyday activities, limited to 5 objects.


Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to solve addition and subtraction problems within 5.

Students will be able to use correct posture and finger placement while using the iPads or computers.

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  
Phase:
After/Explain/Elaborate
Activity:

The student will do the short quiz created in advance in Socrativeon the lesson that is being taught. The quiz should be questions that involve adding and subtracting within 5. This assessment could be done either all at the same time or during centers. Socrative allows the teacher to open the quiz and close the quiz whenever all students have finished.  

Assessment Strategies:

The quiz results will be available in Socrative. 


Advanced Preparation:

Students should have access computers or iPads with internet.

Students should be able to add or subtract numbers within 5.

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Notes or Recommendations (optional):
 
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