Do you know the GEG Spain community?

I’m coming back from Madrid on the AVE and I’m taking advantage of these three hours to write a post. I’ve just spent a day and a half with the coordinators of the GEG Spain community. I’ve been one of them for a two years and today I want to talk about the community and its coordinators.

First of all, I want to make it clear, for me it is one of the most important communities I have to improve my teaching practice. Belonging to this community, and especially to the moderation team, makes me evaluate, reflect and improve my work (and passion). Therefore, let me begin by thanking the 13 members of moderation for their work and constant involvement, and the rest of the community for their contributions.

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Collect data from different spreadsheets without using scripts

Lately I have been asked several times how to perform this operation. Several teachers have classes with the same students (although not exactly the same) and all evaluate the same aspects. Each one has their own sheet with their students and they want to be able to gather all the information and make averages. In addition, you can also create one sheet per student so that they can only see their results.

In this article I will detail a possible way to do it.

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A spreadsheet to save data in AppInventor (or other languages)

Today’s article is very technical and not very pedagogical. As always, the origin is educational, since the problem arose in the classroom, with 16 years old students. But it’s a question of information technology.

This students follow the program Mobilitzem la informàtica with some adaptations (only in Catalan). It is a program where students learn design thinking developing an application for mobile phones with appiventor.

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Herramientas para una evaluación formadora y formativa

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Muchas veces, cuando hablamos de herramientas para una evaluación formativa y/o formadora, ponemos en el mismo saco herramientas informáticas, estrategias y tareas de los alumnos. Como las tres cosas pueden contribuir a esta evaluación, es normal que suceda. Pero en este artículo quiero diferenciarlas y ver algunas alternativas para cada aspecto.

Será un artículo muy abierto esperando aportaciones de otros profesores que puedan complementar mi conocimiento limitado de herramientas.

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