Microsoft Forms

Digital Assessment Made Easy

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Microsoft Forms is a new part of Office 365 Education that allows teachers or students to easily and quickly create custom surveys, quizzes, questionnaires, registrations and more. Form authors can invite others to complete forms, which they can do using any web browser, even on mobile devices. During this session, participants will learn how to create forms and share them with their students to assess the content they have presented in class.

Session Objectives

  • Participants will be able to create their own forms using various question types
  • Participants will be able to adjust the settings to shuffle questions and answers, and apply a deadline
  • Participants will be able to deliver a form to student’s in multiple ways
  • Participants will be able to read the results of form in two ways

Success Criteria

  • Participants created a form and added more than one question type
  • Participants applied a deadline to a form and learned how to change the settings of a form.
  • Participants learned at least one way to distribute a form.
  • Participants analyzed a form response in real time

PLC Guiding Questions

1. What is it we want our students to learn? 2. How will we know when each student has learned it? 3. How will we respond when some students do not learn it? 4. How can we extend and enrich the learning for students who have demonstrated proficiency?


Introducing Microsoft Forms for education
1. Watch the video above.
2. Why would this tool be beneficial in a classroom? Add your answer to the Comment Stream below.

Why should you use Microsoft Forms??

  1. Forms is integrated into your Office 365 Account (easy Access)
  2. Easy to share with students
  3. Easy Data Collection
  4. Student's names will automatically tied to their response because it is tied to their Office 365 accounts
  5. Easy to Use for assessments, surveys, etc.

Task 1: Taking an Assessment

Complete this Forms Assessment.

Task 2: Creating an Assessment

1. Access the Forms app from your waffle or go to
2. Create a form with at least two different types of questions and at least 3 questions.
3. Extension (if time permits) What is Branching? Click here for an example.

Task 3: Sharing an Assessment

1. Add a link to your form in the comment stream below.
2. Extension (if time permits) Share your Form by uploading the QR code in the comment stream.

Task 4: Taking Assessment/Viewing Reports

1. Find someone's form in the comment stream and take that assessment.
2. After someone has taken your assessment, view reports

Wrap-Up and Evaluate

1. Which of the four PLC questions can be addressed using Forms? Add your thoughts to the comment stream.
2. Complete the tech coach

Extensions/Additional Resources

Microsoft Forms - Practical Uses - Entry/Exit Tickets
Microsoft Forms - Branching