How Transforming Student Materials Can Maximize Student Learning Part 2

BY DAVID KWAN

Joseph, a language teacher at Carlmont High School, uploaded a French reading assignment recently. Check out how he transformed it with Formative below…

1) After uploading new vocabulary terms for his students to learn, he embedded a study set from Quizlet to enable his students to independently review them. His students spelled what they heard. Practicing listening skills is so crucial to learning a new language!

2) He then uploaded a reading about a fellow named Mr. Hair and used a variety of questions to assess his students’ reading comprehension and translation skills!

Multiple choice…

True or false…

Short answer…

By embedding an external learning tool like Quizlet, Joseph engaged his students in multi-sensory learning and simultaneously found innovative way to use Formative. Here's how you can embed learning tools in your own Formative assignment: