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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Great Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 12 Great Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers
'FlipQuiz is a web tool that allows teachers to easily create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom. All the boards you create can be saved for later use. You can also share your boards up on-screen and have students work on them collaboratively...To set up your new quiz board, you will need to register. Once logged in, click on “ Create a new board”. Then use the editor provided there together with the different tools it offers to design your game boards. You can always edit your boards by clicking on the “edit your entire board button”. 3- Socrative Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level. 4- TodaysMeet 'TodaysMeet is a great web tool for creating backchannels with your students. 5- Plickers 'Plickers is a wonderful web tool that allows teachers to collect real-tine feedback from students without them having or using any device. 7- iClicker 9- GoSoapBox 10- AnswerGarden AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Web Tools for Creating Digital Quizzes June 20, 2016 Over the last couple of years, we have reviewed a wide variety of educational web tools to use to create digitally based quizzes. Below is a collection of some of the most popular quizzing tools we have covered so far. Be it a flipped, blended, virtual or even traditional classroom, the tools below will enable you to easily create interactive quizzes, questionnaires and polls to share with students in class. 3 Google Drive Tools for Creating Professional-looking Diagrams and Flowcharts April 9, 2015 We received a couple of requests from teachers asking for Google Drive add-ons to use with Google Docs to create and integrate diagrams and flowcharts. The first tool that came to mind is Gliffy for we have reviewed it here a couple of times but then we did a further search in Google Drive app store and picked two more to add to this list. For those of you looking for apps to create concept and mind maps in Google Drive, this selection is a good place to start with. 1-Gliffy

5 Great New Web Tools for Creating Online Quizzes 1- EQuizShow EQuizShow is a simple and free site that lets teachers design Jeopardy-type games online.It is a great app for teachers who want a quick and easy way to engage students and have them ready for exams or assessments tests. This app will find its most use during refresher courses or for helping students review for a test. 2- Quibblo Using Quibblo you will be able to :Create a quiz, poll or survey on any topic that you choose.Browse through an ever expanding world of content and take a quizzes, polls and surveys created by other members.Review quiz, poll, and survey results to see how different segments of people responded.Rate and comment on quizzes, polls and surveys.Add quizzes, polls, and surveys to your website or social network profile.Display quiz, poll, and survey results on your website or social network profile.Find and connect with other people like you or different people. 3- Imagequiz This is a website that uses the power of images to help you learn.

27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding 27 Simple Ways To Check For Understanding Checking for understanding is the foundation of teaching. Whether you’re using formative assessment for data to personalize learning within a unit, or more summative data to refine a curriculum map, the ability to quickly and easily check for understanding is a critical part of what you do. (Which was the idea behind our post last March, “10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds Or Less.”) The following infographic Mia MacMeekin offers up 27 additional ways to check for understanding. Some aren’t necessarily quick–“Test what you learned in a new situation”–but there are a dozen or more other ideas that are worth adding to your teacher toolbox, many of which aren’t content-related, but rather cognitively-related (Locate 3 people who agree with your point of view.)

4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes Here are four great web tools for creating online quizzes to share with your students. We have already reviewed these tools in separate posts in the past and some of you might already be familiar with them. However, for those of you who haven't seen them before, these are web-based platforms for creating a wide variety of interactive quizzes. For more choices on quiz making tools, check out this page. 1- FlipQuiz FlipQuiz is a web tool that allows teachers to easily create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Great Android Grading Apps for Teachers November 6, 2015 For teachers using Android in their instruction, here is a curated list of some of the best grading and assessment apps in Google Play. Some of the things you will be able to do with these apps include: quickly grade students assignments and papers, generate graphs illustrating students grades, easily calculate average marks, create multiple grade books, create grading rubrics and many more. 1- Teacher’s Gradebook- Additio ‘Additio is a revolutionary, easy-to-use gradebook for teachers that allows you to conveniently manage the day-to-day of your classes, with all the benefits of a tablet and without the need of an Internet connection. It allows you to create multiple grade books, easily calculate average marks, manage student attendance and plan each class on a daily or weekly basis.’ 2- Easy Grader

Teachers Guide to Creating Rich Interactive Visuals Using ThingLink July 22, 2014ThingLink is an excellent web tool that allows you to create interactive images online. The images you create can come alive by adding to them text, video, music, and links. ThingLink has also recently rolled out a new feature, which is still in beta, that allows you to add interactive pinmarks to YouTube videos. These pin marks can be links to other videos or websites. The ability to enrich images with different media content makes ThingLink an ideal tool to incorporate in your instruction. There are a variety of ways you can use ThingLink with your students and the visual below provides 27 examples of activities that students can do using this platform.

edutopia We all know that whatever gets measured usually gets attention and focus. Right now, there is no widespread, practical way for all schools to assess children's social-emotional skills and character development (SECD). Or is there? If one looks at student report cards, one often finds on "the other side" of the academic grades a set of comments about behavior, character, preparation, motivation, and more. 10 Tools to ROCK Assessments Using Google Apps on the iPad Dr. Chris McGee will be presenting a full day GAFE Workshop and numerous breakout sessions at the 2015 Teaching and Learning with the iPad Conference this November. Come join Chris and hundreds of other passionate educators at the original iPad educational conference November 12th – 14th in Raleigh, NC! I love assessment. Seriously. It’s one of the most exciting things to talk about in education.

Four Ways to Think About Using ThingLink - Rethinking ThingLink This is a guest post from Shawn McCusker of, an advertiser on this site. While there are some very creative web tools out there, ThingLink is one of my favorites. It has earned this status by passing several of my key benchmark-tests for the classroom: