Posts Categorized: Assessment

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

Updated for 2018 – Links and resources from my workshops and presentations on Transforming Assessment.   Online Tests & Quizzes (Low-Level Assessment) Click to Participate #1: Take this “quiz.” Google Forms Edulastic ClassMarker Video-Enhanced Assessment EdPuzzle ClipChoose Student Response Systems, Backchannels, and Polls Plickers Formative Socrative Class Kick Mentimeter Click to Participate #2: Please Join Our… 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

Online Quiz Maker – Riddle is Great for the Classroom

Online Quiz Maker – Riddle is Great for the Classroom

Riddle www.Riddle.com Riddle is an easy-to-use, 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. Note: Riddle was free when this was originally written. They… Read more

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