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Monthly tech tips, tricks, and highlights from ITS Team!

September 2015

Campus Highlight: CHMS

6th grade teacher, Ms. Allison Brown, at College Hill Middle is using a free app to quickly assess student understanding. With "Plickers," teachers use their iPhone to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. All students need is a card with a specific picture code.

Features of Plickers:

  • easily create questions, exit tickets, polls for use in multiple classes
  • students hold up personal code cards to submit their answer
  • review immediate student results to tailor instruction
  • automatically save all data and results
  • easily browse your library of questions using folders created on Plickers website:

Other Formative Assessments to consider...

  • Formative
  • Quiziz
  • Google Forms
  • Socrative

For overviews of each:

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