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The FORMula to assessments: Differentiated assessments using Google Forms

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Sunday, June 23, 1:00–2:00 pm
Location: 120A

Dr. Tina Craig   Deb Roets  
Did you know you can use Google Forms to assess your students quickly, giving you immediate feedback to guide your instruction? Participants will gain skills to create assessments that include various answer types, such as images and passages, that progress dependent on student responses. Google Forms make differentiated assessments easy!

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Principals/head teachers
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Device to access Google Forms, preferred
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Assessment/evaluations/standards
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Language arts, Math
ISTE Standards: For Education Leaders:
Empowering Leader
  • Develop learning assessments that provide a personalized, actionable view of student progress in real time.
  • Support educators in using technology to advance learning that meets the diverse learning, cultural, and social-emotional needs of individual students.
For Educators:
  • Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Participants will be able to create a differentiated assessment, formative or summative, using Google Forms, that includes multiple question types that progresses dependent on student responses.

Assessment question formats to include multi-response, passages, and use of images or videos to be used in an assessment
Rules resulting in the assessment progressing following different routes based on student responses
Utilization of the results of the quiz, in multiple formats, to guide instruction. Results can be viewed in summary form, including graphs and student responses, or by exporting in spreadsheet format where data can be manipulated.


Ice Breaker/bell & Introductions (game)-10 min
Participants will take an assessment to see the student perspective of taking an assessment

Introduction to Google Forms & Review(activate prior knowledge)- 5 min
Why should we differentiate assessments?
Why is there a need for immediate feedback?
What data can be derived from google form assessments?

Demonstration, explanation & application-40 min 
Participants will be shown how to do each of the following, as they are able to immediately implement and practice by creating their own assessment (modeling, gradual/release):
Embed a video, image and passage
Create various assessment question types
Create different sections on a google form
Set rules based on responses so the assessment goes to different sections based on response.
How to view assessment data results in summary form
How to video assessments exported to a spreadsheet

Closure(peer to peer interaction)-5 min
- Partner share

Supporting research

Visible Learning, by John Hattie
In his 2016 updated research, he determined the following effect sizes:
- Teacher estimates of achievement (teachers knowledge of students, 1.62
- Response to intervention, 1.07

The Google Infused Classroom, Holly Clark & Tanya Avrith

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Dr. Tina Craig, Anthem School - Deer Valley Unified School District

Tina Craig is currently an assistant principal in the Deer Valley Unified School District in Phoenix, Arizona. She has over twenty years experience as an educator in the following capacities: special education, reading specialist, kindergarten teacher, instructional coach and administrator. She is Google Certified Educator Level 1 and has presented at the Google Summit in Phoenix, Az. She earned her BA at Northern Arizona University in Special Education and Elementary Education, her Master’s degree was also from Northern Arizona University in reading and her doctorate is from Arizona State University in Educational Leadership.

Deb Roets, Anthem School, DVUSD

Deb Roets has been in education for 20 years as a teacher, assistant principal, and currently as a principal at a K-8 school in Deer Valley School District in Phoenix, Arizona. She has a bachelors degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Educational Technology from Iowa State University. She has her masters in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University. She has her Google level 1 and level 2 certification, is a Google Certified Trainer and trainer for BreakoutEDU.

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