Posts Categorized: Assessment

ThemeSpark – Standards-Based Rubrics in Less Than A Minute

ThemeSpark – Standards-Based Rubrics in Less Than A Minute

 ThemeSpark www.themespark.net   ThemeSpark provides a quick way to generate rubrics based on standards.  They currently focus on national level standards but plan to add more in time. Standards Currently Supported: Common Core State Standards College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards Next Generation Science Standards National Coalition for Core… Read more

Digital Tools for Assessment in the 21st Century Classroom

Digital Tools for Assessment in the 21st Century Classroom

Resources featured in my presentations at conferences, summits, and workshops. Digitize Traditional Assessment QuizStar Class Marker Google Forms with Flubaroo Digital Rubrics ForAllRubrics ThemeSpark Video Enhanced Assessment EduCannon EDpuzzle Review Games and Study Tools for Formative Assessment Kahoot Quizizz Quizlet Study Blue Observational Assessment Tools ClassDojo Classcraft Student Response Tools For Formative Assessment Socrative  Mentimeter… Read more

Zoho Survey – Create Effective Online Surveys

Zoho Survey – Create Effective Online Surveys

Zoho Survey https://www.zoho.com/survey   You can create surveys in minutes using Zoho’s well-designed editor.  More than 50 templates are available, including several for use in education. Templates include Bullying, Course Evaluation, Graduation Exit Survey, Institute Feedback, Institute Ranking, or create your own. Surveys can be shared by a link, embedded into your website or blog, or even integrated with your Facebook account. … Read more

Kahoot – An Engaging Review Game on Any Device

Kahoot – An Engaging Review Game on Any Device

Kahoot www.GetKahoot.com Looking for a way to keep students engaged during review?  Check out Kahoot.  Enter your own questions or browse the extensive collection of public Kahoots made by other users at getkahoot.com.                  Student Start Page at Kahoot.it Teachers must display the Kahoot so that students can view… Read more

Flashcard Stash – An Easy, Entertaining Vocabulary Review Tool

Flashcard Stash – An Easy, Entertaining Vocabulary Review Tool

Flashcard Stash www.flashcardstash.com Flashcard Stash is a great digital flashcard tool that makes vocabulary review less tedious.  When you type a new term Flashcard Stash provides a definition from Wictionary.  You can select the best definition, edit it, or type one of your own.  You can also copy and paste virtually any terms list.  Just indicate the character you… Read more

Flisti: Create Polls – Free, Easy, No Account Required

Flisti: Create Polls – Free, Easy, No Account Required

Note: Flisti appears to be no longer active. Check out these alternatives: Poll Everywhere Poll & Match Mentimeter Socrative Riddle Plickers Flisti Flisti is a basic, free online polling site that is extremely easy to use.  While other sites may offer more features, Flisti allows users to make polls that they can share or embed… Read more

Quizlet – Why it’s still among my favorite study tools.

Quizlet – Why it’s still among my favorite study tools.

Quizlet https://quizlet.com/ Quizlet has been around for a long time, and I was reminded why it remains so popular when I added a new set of terms for my students today.  Quizlet is nicely described as “simple tools that let you study anything, for free.”  Below are the three main reasons I continue to use… Read more

ForAllRubrics – Create, Use, and Manage Digital Rubrics

ForAllRubrics – Create, Use, and Manage Digital Rubrics

ForAllRubrics www.ForAllRubrics.com ForAllRubrics is a paperless rubric system that allows you to create custom rubrics, assess students using your computer or tablet, email results to students, and manage class grades by assignment. Customize your rubric title, item descriptions, points, rating descriptions, criteria for rating, and more.  Grading is as simple as clicking on the appropriate… Read more