Quick Key Mobile™ is an app for iPhone and iPad that turns those devices into optical scanners, to grade paper assessments in a flash. The free app is available on the Quick Key Homepage 

We started News and Notes to update everyone on all the exciting things that are going on in education in general. We want to keep you abreast of great blogs, interesting discussions, and new developments we discover from members of our PLN. 

Australian Educator Speaks Up about Formative Assessment!

I was lucky enough to come across this blog post in my Twitter feed from +Kerryn Manifold (@KerrynManifold). He makes some great points and gives insight on how teachers in Australia are harnessing the power of data without losing the art of teaching. Check it out!

Classroom changes for 2014

“Australian students and teachers will start a new school
year in a few weeks and I have a feeling it’s going to be a good year. 

Since returning from a six year hiatus from education in 2012, it’s been
a steep learning curve. 

Things like collecting data and tracking student performance were 
things I always did but new technologies are now empowering teachers 
to be able to do this even better.”