Better Lab Reports Through Peer Assessment using Peergrade.io – by Laura Wodlinger

Have you always wanted to have your student improve their peer assessment skills but didn’t know how to do it anonymously?  Well look no further! Say hello to Peergrade.io.  Peergrade.io is a free website that allows teachers to provide a rubric for students to use assess peer assignments. The website allows teachers to see student assignments and the feedback they provide to their peers, while keeping everything anonymous for the students.

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Thanks Laura!!!

An Alternative to Lab Reports – Book Creator App – submitted by Sandra Gambarotto

Book Creator is an app with many applications.  This post describes the use of Book Creator as an alternative to writing formal lab reports. Here is a quick example example of what a lab report could look like on book creator. You could also do this on Google Slides… This strategy meets the needs of students with LD, and allows teachers and students to document conversations and observations that happen during a lab.

Click here to have a look 

Thanks for the cool idea Sandra

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