7 Excellent Tools for Assessment in One to One Classroom May 11, 2014 Today I am sharing with you a set of useful web tools for assessment in the one to one classroom. These tools are compiled by Apple Distinguished Educator Monica from Class Tech Tips and featured in this presentation . One of the tools included in this slideshow called Understoodit is no longer available and has become EventMobi. Here is a round-up of all the assessment tools Monica compiled: 1- Nearpod Create interactive presentationsEmbed quizzes, polls, and interactive responses Free Online Survey Maker - SurveyTool.com 18 Different Question Types There are four different categories of questions offered by SurveyTool for the Free Survey Maker: Basic Questions include checkbox, drop down, multiple choices and rating scale.Matrix-Type Questions include single-select and multi-select. Single Line Questions include single textbook, email, date, phone number, price, time, number and paragraph text. The fourth category includes a lot of random question types that a researcher might find useful within the survey, like descriptive text, multiple text boxes and demographic. All of these question types and formats are available to all of SurveyTool's users. Unlimited Questions Per Survey Whether a user formulates and creates their own questionnaire or uses the Free Survey Maker, the number of questions allowed is unlimited.The amount of questions should serve to meet the goals of the survey.
ProProfs Polls ProProfs Poll Maker offers businesses, instructors, educators and organizations advanced options for creating effective online polls in minutes. With ProProfs, anyone can create different kinds of polls using multiple choice, check-boxes and essay question types. Users can create text-based polls, image-based polls and even polls with a combination of text, images and videos. Advanced customization options allow users to create polls using different themes, adding comment sections, shuffling answers and even adding expiry dates to the polls.
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Quiz-Busters Plenary and Revision Quiz from teachers-direct Quiz-Busters is an interactive plenary quiz for two teams based on the popular television quiz program Blockbusters. The resource is designed to be used on an interactive whiteboard as a teacher led activity but can be played by individual students. Hopefully you and your students will find this a fun alternative to traditional question and answer plenary and can actively contribute to Assessment for Learning (AFL).
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12 Puzzle and Quiz Creation tools for teachers There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. I’ve been doing some trawling ahead of a training session I am running soon, and here are a few of the best ones that I’ve found. There are others out there, but the focus specifically for my session was KS4 and 5, so these links are aimed at older students. If you have any other favourites, please add them to the comments! 1.
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