Formative Assessment: Fast & Fun

4 Great Tools

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Kahoot!

Create quizzes, discussions, surveys which can be accessed via browser from any device, laptop or computer workstation. GREAT with BYOD environment, computer lab, or classroom set of web-enabled devices.


FUN, colorful interactive interface will INSTANTLY hook students.


  • FREE!
  • No student accounts needed
  • District approved on limited basis
  • Teacher goes to getkahoot.com to learn about Kahoot!, create account, log in, duplicate, edit, create and launch quizzes, etc.
  • Students go to kahoot.it from their browser to access quizzes/games.
  • Data is live and can also be stored for future retrieval



Be sure to browse public Kahoots to get ideas (duplicating & editing others' work is ENCOURAGED!)
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Socrative

Use Socrative to easily engage & assess student understanding. Socrative allows students to respond in real-time and provides teacher with detailed reports showing student responses. GREAT for use with BYOD environment, computer lab, or classroom set of web-enabled devices.


  • FREE!
  • No student accounts needed
  • District approved
  • Teacher signs up for account at socrative.com
  • Question through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space race game



When creating quizzes, be sure to select "Shared" to generate an "SOC number" allowing others to access your quizzes.


Be sure to join Socrative's blog, Socrative Garden for access to User Guide, How-To Videos, Shared Quiz List, Classroom Tips, etc.

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Padlet


Padlet is an online tool which can be used for a variety of purposes in the classroom. Users may post text, links, videos, images, etc. to this "online bulletin board."


  • FREE!
  • No student accounts needed
  • District approved on limited basis
  • Web-based w/ app also available
  • Many customization options
  • Data is sharable in a variety of formats


See Vickie Davis' blog for basic instructions.

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Plickers

  • FREE!
  • No student accounts needed
  • District approved on limited basis
  • No student devices or computers needed.
  • Teacher signs up for acct. and sets up classes from website- plickers.com (EASY!)
  • Teacher asks question
  • Students respond w/ their unique, pre-assigned cards (printed directly from website)
  • Teacher launches app from his/her iOS or Android device & scans student cards
  • Data is live and can be stored and later retrieved

Guaranteed to engage students and provide data for teachers!