Posts Categorized: Assessment

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Note: Flisti appears to be no longer active.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

eQuizShow – Make your own Jeopardy-style review game.

eQuizShow – Make your own Jeopardy-style review game.

eQuizShow eQuizShow.com eQuizShow is the easiest way I’ve seen to create an online Jeopardy-style review game.  There is nothing to download, no sloppy PowerPoint Templates, you can choose from 1-6 teams, and it keeps score!  You can make your own in minutes, or use one of the thousands of games already made by other users. … Read more

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Formative Assessment & Student Response System With Any Device – Mentimeter

Mentimeter Mentimeter.com Mentimeter allows you to use any internet enabled device as a student response system.  Take formative assessment to the next level with an engaging platform. You can use it for polling (and see results in real-time), or open-ended questions (responses limited to 140 characters).  More options are available with paid accounts, and Mentimeter offers deeply discounted rates… Read more

Poll Everywhere – a web-based student response system.

Poll Everywhere – a web-based student response system.

Poll Everywhere www.polleverywhere.com Poll Everywhere is an excellent alternative to expensive student / classroom response systems.  The site allows you to poll students or ask them questions that they respond to via web browser, text message, or Twitter.  Results are displayed in real time.  It’s a perfect tool for formative assessment, and a great must-have in BYOD classrooms…. Read more

TodaysMeet – Gather class questions, comments, feedback in real-time.

TodaysMeet – Gather class questions, comments, feedback in real-time.

TodaysMeet www.todaysmeet.com TodaysMeet is a free, easy-to-use backchannel.  I first learned about TodaysMeet at a workshop where we were asked to post questions during the presentation; rather than disrupting speakers, those questions were addressed during breaks. No registration is required.  Students can participate with any device that connects to the internet (laptop, tablet, phone).  Just create a… Read more