Category Archives: Social Studies

Assessing Student Progress Using Blog-Based Portfolios

A Great Tool to Continuously Assess Progress

by Kathy Cassidy

This is a wonderful article about using blogs for assessing students who are as young as first grade.  Blogs are a great way to find out if a student has mastered a concept of skill and is ready to move. on.  Really fabulous authentic assessment ideas here!

http://plpnetwork.com/2013/05/30/digital-porfolios-thinking-assessment/

Advertisements

National Geographic For Kids

Be sure to check out the National Geographic website for great social studies resources.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/