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AHS Subject Guides: How-to for Teachers: Tired of Grading Essays: Alternative Assessments Using Tech Tools

The website holds instructional and reference materials for applications teachers use at Amity.

Alternative Assessments Using Tech Tools

Tired of Grading Essays? Alternative Assessments Using Tech Tools


Do you have too many essays to read and grade? Are you interested in learning other ways to assess the skills of writing and communication. Watch this tutorial to review assessment techniques such as:

  • Creating digital posters, infographics, and timelines using Google Drawing tools.
  • Using podcasts to demonstrate research, writing, speaking and listening skills.
  • Creating websites or e-portfolios to demonstrate knowledge using Google Sitesskills.
  • Using Nearpod or PearDeck to spice up student Google slideshow presentations
  • Creating digital books using Book Creator.‚Äč

Video Overview of Tech Tools

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