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75 Digital Tools and Apps Teachers Can Use to Support Formative Assessment in the Classroom

There is no shortage of formative assessment strategies, techniques, and tools available to teachers who use formative instructional practice in their classrooms. Here is an extensive list of 75 digital tools, apps, and platforms that can help you and your students use formative assessment to elicit evidence of learning. We didn’t just add any old tool to this list. Here are the criteria we used for those that made the cut: Supports formative instructional strategies and ways to activate learners to be resources for themselves and peersIs free or awful close to it (under $10 per year, where possible)When possible, both students and teachers can take the activator role (sometimes teachers need to get things started) The tools Animoto Gives students the ability to make a short, 30-second share video of what they learned in a lesson.Answer Pad Allows teachers to capture data from students using the web or the app. Learn more

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