Formative Assessments



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Edpuzzle allows you to turn videos into a quick assessment. Choose a video on YouTube, Khan Academy, Crash Course, or upload your own. Trim the video, insert a quiz anywhere and track your students progress.

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Edulastic is a complete assessment dashboard. Teachers can create and track assessments, and even align with standards. They also offer a district-wide platform for sharing district-wide assessments.

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Flipgrid is a video discussion platform, that allows students to respond to questions, topics, and reflect using video. Students can also respond to each other, leave comments, and more.

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Flubaroo is a free tool that helps teachers to grade multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank assessments quickly. Data provided includes average assignment score, average score per question, flags low-scoring questions, and grade distribution. There is a process for individualized feedback to be sent to students.

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Formative is an online assessment tool that is very robust. Formative allows teachers to choose pre-made assessments and edit to fit your needs, create your own from scratch, or even upload a PDF or doc to create. They also offer some data that you can track and intervene when needed.

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Gimkit is a fast-paced quiz game, but with an extra element. Students can earn in-game cash to spend on game upgrades.

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Google classroom's question tool

Inside Google Classroom, you have the option to create a question and share that with students. You can make this collaborative, or just have the answers viewable to the teacher. This is not a robust threaded discussion tool, but it can be handy for formative assessments and to check for understanding.

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Google forms

Google forms is a survey and quiz tool that is very easy to use. You can feed your form or quiz data into a Google Sheet for analysis and evaluation. Both Google Forms and Sheets also have many “add-ons” that give users even more capabilities that can power your formative assessments.

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Go Soap Box

GoSoapBox is a web-based clicker tool used by educators around the world to keep students engaged and gain real-time insight into student comprehension.

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Kahoot! is a game-based learning and trivia platform that allows you to create very engaging quizzes for your classroom. Kahoot! is super fun and addictive. You can create your own kahoots, or choose from their library of games. Play live kahoots, in groups, issue challenges, or assign as homework.

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Lino is a service that provides its registered users with virtual stickies operable on a web browser along with “canvas”, a user specific bulletin board-like online area. Both lino users and non-registered users (guests) can post stickies on a canvas, and relocate or remove them when needed. A lino user can choose public access level for each of his/her canvases from three levels; “Public” (publicly accessible), “Friends” (limitedly accessible), and “Private”(non-accessible except by its creator).

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Mentimeter is an interactive presentation tool that allows you to poll your students, check for understanding, or ask students to vote. There are several different types of questions you can create, image-based, multiple choice, scales, open-ended, questions from the audience and more. You can even generate word clouds out of responses!

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Microsoft Forms

Microsoft Forms is an online quiz and survey application included with Microsoft Office 365. Forms was designed using direct feedback from educators looking for a simple way to formatively assess student learning and monitor learning progress on an ongoing basis.

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Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons. Nearpod allows you to create and share lessons that sync across devices and encourage student participation, and evaluate student responses through comprehensive reporting.

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Padlet is an online virtual “bulletin” board, where students and teachers can collaborate, reflect, share links and pictures, in a secure location. Padlet allows users to create a hidden wall with a custom URL. Padlet creators can also moderate posts, remove posts, and manage their board 24/7.

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Pear Deck is a web-based formative assessment tool that allows you to create interactive lessons using G Suite tools. The Google Slides add-on offers a library of templates that you can use to create interactive assessments in your slides.

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PlayPosit (formerly known as EduCanon) is a web and Chrome-based interactive video and assessment tool that lets teachers add interactive elements -- such as questions and pauses -- to streaming video content from popular sites such as YouTube and Vimeo, among a number of others.

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This assessment tool allows teachers to collect on-the-spot formative assessment data without the need to have students use devices or paper and pencil. Teachers create and print specially coded cards that students hold up in class as their response. The teacher uses the Plickers app to scan the cards and collect the data.

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Poll Everywhere is a live audience polling tool that integrates into your presentation. You can ask questions during your lessons, see live data, and reports.

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