Assess Learning

Assessment, evaluation and reflection strategies

10 Formative Assessment Strategies for Flipped Learning Environments

By design, flipped learning environments encourage continuous opportunities to assess student learning. When you’re walking around the classroom talking with students, listening to their conversations, and providing support when they ask questions, you’re engaging in formative assessment. Formative assessment is a way of informally gathering feedback about students’ learning. Formative assessment allows you the opportunity to check in on your students so you can provide additional support or resources if needed. Typically, this type of [...]

We Interrupt This Training Session! 3 Ways to Make Sure Participants “Get It”

I’ve spent the past couple of weeks digging a little deeper for data and reading through the other resources available through Trainers Warehouse as I prepare for the new academic year.  As I read through the white papers, I found one statistic that prompted me to immediately open my laptop and start writing.  The statistic I read was: 60% of what is presented in training is forgotten if it’s not used immediately. 75% is lost [...]

Debriefing 101

In my previous blog post, I discussed the use of games to flip training session and classes. Games are fun and interactive, and they can help your participants meet the learning outcomes in a different way.  Effective games can be almost magical in their ability to help learners think critically, assess their knowledge, and establish connections with the training materials or course content.  However, if you decide to use a game in your training session [...]