Lead Teacher, Viktor Rydberg High School
We experienced a need to digitize mainly because we have been a 1:1 school for a long time. Our students use computers for basically everything, during classes, taking notes, researching, essays, etc. Everything except when writing a test. The exam situation therefore differed a lot from the rest of the education. At VRG we have a mixed environment with Macbooks, PCs, and Chromebooks. A necessity for the new exam system was that it was hardware-independent.
Already the end of January and the first month of the year has kicked off with a lot of things happening at DigiExam. In this post The Product team at DigiExam would like to share some insights to the roadmap epics for 2020 and some information on where we will no longer support certain browser- or client versions in the future.
DigiExam is the first assessment platform to integrate the learning tool Immersive Reader in a lock-down exam environment/mode. Accommodati
ng unique student accessibility settings is a key to fair digital examinations for all students.
2020 lider mot sitt slut och om vi ska försöka oss på en sammanfattning så kan vi minst sagt säga att det varit ett annorlunda år. Alla planer som gällde i januari kastades omkull när även vi fick vår del av den globala pandemi som satt sitt signum på detta år. Inte minst skolvärlden fick se sin verksamhet i många avseenden vändas upp och ned med ett omtag på hur undervisning bedrivs. Vi är djupt imponerade av det sätt som skolor och utbildningsorganisationer tacklat de nya förutsättningarna och hur lärare och elever anammar, i många fall nya, digitala lärverktyg allteftersom undervisningsmiljön skiftade från klassrumsbaserad till att bli helt eller delvis digital.
DigiExam is the first assessment platform to integrate the learning tool Immersive Reader in a lock-down exam environment/mode. Accommodating unique student accessibility settings is a key to fair digital examinations for all students.
We are very proud to be the most used digital assessment tool! In the report from the Swedish National Agency for Education, a summary on the National Exams that were performed digitally, it has shown that more than a third of the country’s high schools and municipal adult education schools performed their National Exams in Swedish and English with DigiExam. Also among the Swedish schools that performed the National Exams digitally with their 9th graders, DigiExam is a widely used platform with a fourth of the schools using us.