Ms. Sohn, a third-grade teacher, is planning a unit on simple machines. She wants her students to collaborate with a partner classroom in another state to investigate simple machines in their environments and share simple machines they have designed. They plan to create a wiki for publishing student work on the Internet. During this unit, she is going to focus on the 21st century skills of self-direction and collaboration. Ms. Sohn uses the Assessing Projects Application to create her assessments as follows:
After Ms. Sohn creates a few assessments, she organizes them by managing her Personal Library.
To add graphics and other design features, and to share her assessments with her colleague in the partner classroom, Ms. Sohn exports her assessments to her desktop and uses the e-mail feature to share her resources.