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Microsoft in Education Day – Free Tools for Assessment

Join us July 27, 2023, for a full day of OK2Ask® workshops featuring strategies, tips, and tricks for using free tools from Microsoft for assessment—no paid license required! Attend one of three one-hour sessions in the morning to learn the basics of Clipchamp, Flip, and Forms, then attend our three-hour session in the afternoon to learn how to use these tools to gather data to better assess student mastery. 

TeachersFirst's OK2Ask Microsoft in Education (MIE) Day workshops are…

  • Hands-on, interactive workshops led by Microsoft in Education Master Trainers.
  • Available in live (for credit) and archived (without credit) formats.
  • Accessible from any computer with an internet connection.

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Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 | 12 PM ET

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Forms to support classroom instruction. Participants will discover how to create forms, add questions, and share them with students. In addition, they will explore using Forms for quizzes, exit tickets, data collection, and more. Participants will leave this workshop with practical knowledge and basic skills for using Microsoft Forms in their classrooms.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 | 11 AM ET

Flip is a powerful tool that you can use to increase student engagement, collaboration, and communication in the classroom. Use Flip to engage students, provide feedback and evaluation, and promote peer-to-peer interaction. Flip can be used to provide students with an interactive and engaging learning experience where they record short video responses to prompts and assignments and share their thoughts and ideas with their classmates. Join us to learn how to effectively use Flip to enhance student learning.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 | 10 AM ET

Discover the power of utilizing instructional video in your classroom by exploring Clipchamp, a powerful video editing tool that provides a variety of features for creating engaging videos. In this session, you will learn to effectively utilize Clipchamp for instruction and assessment.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2023 | 3 PM ET

Learn to use technology to promote student engagement and achievement in the classroom. Explore the potential of three powerful assessment tools - Clipchamp, Flipgrid, and Microsoft Forms - and gain practical insights on how to leverage them to enhance assessment practices. Leave this workshop empowered to use modern digital tools to incorporate effective formative and summative assessment strategies in your instruction.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 | 5:00 PM ET - 6:00 PM ET

Chances are your students grasp subjects differently and have varying levels of ability—so how can you better deliver instruction to reach everyone in class? Branching forms allow teachers to differentiate assessments and account for differences in pacing and outcomes. Join us to learn how to use Microsoft Forms to apply this strategy in your lessons.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 | 4:00 PM ET - 5:00 PM ET

Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams is a tool that encourages students to build fluency through independent reading practice. Recording students as they practice allows educators to check student progress regularly while freeing time for active instruction. Join us to learn how to put this powerful tool to work in your classroom.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 | 3:00 PM ET - 4:00 PM ET

Microsoft Edge has many built-in tools for educators and learners. You can organize research using collections, write on screenshots and PDFs with digital inking, create interactive experiences using web capture, and increase productivity by having students separate home and school activities with browser profiles. Join this session to learn how to use the Edge browser and its features to enhance instruction.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 | 10:00 AM ET - 1:00 PM ET

It’s important for students to be able to express themselves clearly and effectively when working with others. Using Flipgrid as a regular component of your instructional day can help that happen. Join us as we look into leveraging the Flipgrid platform to increase engagement with your content, amplify student voice, and promote social learning.