Gamified Quick Assessments
Video-Based Formative Assessments
Kahoot: Create a quiz game, sorting activity, and even assign homework for students to complete while demonstrating what they have learned.
FlipQuiz: Engage students without the need for BYOD or a 1:1 classroom by creating a Jeopardy-like experience.
Quizalize: This tool bills itself as one that will help you "bring classroom differentiation to life."
In this issue: Let's delve back into formative assessments! Take a look at five more ways to make quick, easy, and useful formative assessments that yield data you can easily use in your classroom. (Part 2)
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Socrative offers a variety of ways to assess student understanding. Choose from their quiz format, space race game, or exit ticket formats. What results are easy-to-follow visualizations of your students' data so you can use it to guide your instruction.
EdPuzzle: Invite your students to view a video and respond to questions you design. Receive data on rate of completion as well as how each student did in their responses.
Vizia: Create interactive videos using this tool.
Student-Driven Video Responses
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Remember Scantrons? Those quick-grading sheets needed the use of a special machine, special answersheets, and a #2 pencil. Well, now there are a few apps for that! Use any of the apps below for free, that will allow you to quickly grade students' responses using your phone or iPad. These resources also provide you with the opportunity to export students' results to an Excel spreadsheet.
Quick Key: Print their handy answer sheets as you need them, have your students record their answers, scan with your phone, and you have your grades!
ZipGrade: Grade papers instantly using your phone or tablet.
Grade Cam: This is a "freemium" tool that offers limited free features and expanded resources for a $15 monthly fee or a per-student annual price.
Quickly Grade Formative Assessments
Let's Recap: Made by the same folks who make Swivl, Let's Recap allows you to create a topic or question to which students can respond using video.
Flipgrid: Use this to collect student responses to a prompt or question. You can also connect with other classrooms by following public grids.