Mark Barnes is an 20-year veteran teacher who has taught at the middle school, high school and college levels. He is a member of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and he is recognized by the Discovery Education Network as a “”Star Educator”” for his outstanding work in K-12 technology. Mark is a DEN Ohio Advisory Council member. Mark’s classroom web site, where he places much of his narrative feedback for students, has been named one of the top 10 classroom web sites in America by Indiana University.
Mark has presented web-based instruction and narrative feedback locally, nationally and internationally and through five online graduate courses at two accredited colleges in Ohio.
Mark is also the developer of the web site, Learn it in 5, a library of how-to videos that demonstrate how to use virtually any Web 2.0 application in the classroom.
A published novelist and freelance writer with hundreds of writing credits, Mark is currently writing a new book on what he calls results-only learning — a system that eliminates traditional teaching methods and grades.
Presentation Title/Description: 21st Century Assessment: how narrative feedback is eliminating the ABCs
While education is seeing a move from traditional to progressive methods, assessment remains rooted in an archaic system driven by numbers, percentages and grades. Narrative feedback is a far more efficient form of assessment that helps students truly know if they have mastered learning outcomes. Learn how to provide meaningful feedback for all activities and vault your students into 21st century learning. (UTC-4)
Date & Times: Saturday, July 3oth, 11am LA time/2pm EDT http://www.timeanddate.com