Posts Categorized: Assessment

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgird — Guest Post by Nicole LaFave

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgird — Guest Post by Nicole LaFave

Give Your Students a Voice with Flipgrid We’ve all had them: that one student who just won’t contribute to class discussions (I’ve even taught some classes where half the class included students who were shy and unwilling to talk).  Even when you know that they have something awesome to contribute… you’re met with silence.  … Read more

Simple Formative Assessment with Plickers

Simple Formative Assessment with Plickers

Simple Formative Assessment www.Plickers.com Formative assessment has become easier with the introduction of so many engaging formative apps and websites. I remember my enthusiasm years ago when I got a set of small whiteboards and markers. I passed one out to each student so that they could write their answers and hold them up as I… Read more

Quizlet Live – a Live, Multi-Player Classroom Review Game

Quizlet Live – a Live, Multi-Player Classroom Review Game

Quizlet Live Quizlet.com Quizlet has long-been one of my most frequently used study and review tools.  The online flashcards and quiz games have been a favorite among students for years.  Their newest tool, Quizlet Live, transforms your flashcards into a live, multi-player, classroom review game. See it in action in the video below. Create a… Read more

Class Dojo – An Observational Assessment Tool

Class Dojo – An Observational Assessment Tool

Class Dojo – An Observational Assessment Tool www.ClassDojo.com Class Dojo allows teachers to award and deduct points for students based on observations of certain “behaviors.” In a basic sense, it is a behavior management tool, but customizing some of its features can turn it into a far more useful tool for teachers. It’s easy for… Read more

An Engaging Review Game for Formative Assessment – Quizizz

An Engaging Review Game for Formative Assessment – Quizizz

Quizizz www.Quizizz.com Quizizz is an engaging review game that students love. It has a lot of similarities to the incredibly popular Kahoot, but also offers many unique features.  Like Kahoot, students are awarded points based on how quickly they answer each question. Unlike Kahoot, each student answers questions at their own pace. Students are provided with… Read more

Assessment Doesn’t Have to be a Four Letter Word

Assessment Doesn’t Have to be a Four Letter Word

Links and resources from my presentation at ISTE 2016. Online Tests & Quizzes (Low-Level Assessment) Google Forms and Flubaroo ClassMarker Video-Enhanced Assessment EdPuzzle Student Response Systems, Backchannels, and Polls Plickers Formative Socrative Nearpod Class Kick Mentimeter Review Games for Formative Assessment Kahoot Quizizz Quizlet Live Digital Rubrics ForAllRubrics ThemeSpark Observational Assessment Tools Class Dojo ClassCraft… Read more

Flubaroo – Grade Google Quizzes in Seconds

Flubaroo – Grade Google Quizzes in Seconds

While I’m not a big fan of multiple-choice assessment, it can still serve a function in quick, low-level, formative assessment and sadly some teachers are still required to use it. I previously wrote about using Google Forms for online assessment.  Now I’ll walk you through the easiest way to grade student responses in less than… Read more

Create Bubble Sheets with Google Forms

Create Bubble Sheets with Google Forms

Make Your Own Digital Bubble Sheets / Multiple -Choice Answer Sheets with Google Forms Answer forms, bubble sheets, Scantron sheets… whatever you call them, they have become a real time saver for teachers when using multiple choice assessment. Now you can make your own digital answer sheets with Google Forms.  You get detailed item analysis in… Read more

Formative Assessment – Student Response System

Formative Assessment – Student Response System

Formative GoFormative.com A real-time student response system that allows for formative assessment with quick feedback.  It’s free, easy to use, and works on any internet-enabled device. Create Assignments Teachers can create assignments using four question types: Multiple-Choice and True/False options allow for immediate feedback and self-grading; Short Answer questions allow students to type responses; Show Your Work questions… Read more

Free Online Quiz Maker – Riddle is Great for the Classroom

Free Online Quiz Maker – Riddle is Great for the Classroom

Riddle www.Riddle.com Riddle is an easy-to-use, free online quiz maker.  While it seems like it is designed mainly for creating generating marketing leads through interactive social content, it offers a number of features that make it a great way to create online quizzes for the classroom. Biomes Quiz Identify the following biomes. What biome is… Read more