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10 Useful Web Tools for Creating Online Quizzes and Polls

10 Useful Web Tools for Creating Online Quizzes and Polls
February, 2014 Following the visual I posted here a couple of weeks ago featuring the differences between formative and summative assessments, somebody shared with the link to this Listly list that comprises dozens of interesting web tools to create online assessments. I have already reviewed some of the tools mentioned in this list in separate posts here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning but I also found out new tools I did not know about. I am re-sharing the whole list created below and I invite you to spend some time sifting through its content. Enjoy Update : After posting the original Listly list, I received several emails informing me that the list does not appear to them so I decided to copy the list manually here. The original list contains 39 tools but I only featured 20 because the 19 other tools were either purely commercial or have bugs. 5-PollEverywhere For class sizes of 30 or less it is free and unlimited. From Simple Twitter Polls to Powerful Web Surveys.

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4 Useful Tools for Creating Non-traditional Quizzes July 29, 2015 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. Using Assessment Rubrics Video about iUNSW Rubrik Application [See Transcript of video] iRubrik This video shows how the Mechanical Engineering project (ENGG1000, T1 2011) used the iUNSW Rubrik iPad marking app to mark the final project competition, making the process much quicker and more efficient.

Crossword Puzzles Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version. Learn more Looking for ways to engage your students in online literacy learning? Developing Writers: A Workshop for High School Teachers Rubrics are an important tool for all teachers. They carefully explain the criteria that will be used to judge a particular piece of student work. Rubrics benefit both teachers and students. By using a rubric: Teachers have a complete analysis of every student's work measured against a consistent scale. Teachers can provide better feedback to student writers.

Word Cloud Generator How the Word Cloud Generator Works The layout algorithm for positioning words without overlap is available on GitHub under an open source license as d3-cloud. Note that this is the only the layout algorithm and any code for converting text into words and rendering the final output requires additional development. As word placement can be quite slow for more than a few hundred words, the layout algorithm can be run asynchronously, with a configurable time step size. 50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh.

5 Activities to Make Your PowerPoint More Engaging – tekhnologic A few days ago on the Teaching English – British Council Facebook page there was a discussion about PowerPoint – Do you love it or hate it? The discussion linked to an article by Rob Lewis who talked about ways PowerPoint could be used in class. In an earlier post he also wrote about the good points and bad points of PowerPoint.

Carnegie Speech Assessment™ Before spoken English skills can be improved, English proficiency must be accurately assessed and measured. Carnegie Speech Assessment provides a quick, efficient and cost-effective solution that enables global companies and educational institutions to optimize hiring decisions, perform quality assurance testing, and measure spoken English training effectiveness. Features Carnegie Speech Assessment uses speech recognition and pinpointing technology under license from Carnegie Mellon University to assess an individual's speech. By pinpointing exactly what was correct and incorrect in the speaker's pronunciation, grammar and fluency, accurate and objective English assessments can be made. Specific features include:

Literacy In The Digital Age Editor’s Note: Teaching Channel has partnered with Student Achievement Partners on a blog series about digital literacy tools and their effective use by educators. The majority of the tools mentioned in this post and the four earlier posts in our series, transform the student experience from passive consumers of information to active creators of content, employing multiple English Language Arts standards and skills along the way. We firmly believe this ought to be the new norm in the modern classroom. Kids have access to information; we must teach them how to navigate a world constantly evolving where content is at their fingertips. The traditional application of ELA isn’t enough for future-ready learners. We would argue our students read and write more now than they ever have before — between texting, social media, gaming, and everything else they do in their digitally fueled, online lives.

ETS Research: Automated Scoring of Speech ETS's SpeechRater℠ engine is the world's most advanced spoken-response scoring application targeted to score spontaneous responses, in which the range of valid responses is open-ended rather than narrowly determined by the item stimulus. Test takers preparing to take the TOEFL® test have had their responses scored by the SpeechRater engine as part of the TOEFL® Practice Online test since 2006. Competing capabilities focus on assessing low-level aspects of speech production such as pronunciation by using restricted tasks in order to increase reliability. The SpeechRater engine, by contrast, is based on a broad conception of the construct of English-speaking proficiency, encompassing aspects of speech delivery (such as pronunciation and fluency), grammatical facility and higher-level abilities related to topical coherence and the progression of ideas. Featured Publications

Best Tools to Create Animated Video How to Make a Cartoon Yourself: Top 7 Animated Video Makers Compared Video production is not an easy and cheap matter. A short video for your YouTube channel or website may cost several thousand dollars if you address to professional video studios. No doubt, there are free and low-cost alternatives which can be easily mastered by any web user. Google Home - Wikipedia Google Home is a smart speaker developed by Google as part of its "Made By Google" product line. The product stands as a rival to Amazon Echo in the smart speaker industry. It was released on November 4, 2016 for US$129. History[edit] In March 2016, reports were published about Google developing a wireless speaker to compete against the Amazon Echo.[1] Google Home was announced at Google I/O in May 2016,[2] where it was also announced that Home would run Google Assistant (a conversational evolution of Google Now intended to be integrated in other products announced at I/O).[3] On June 2016, it was confirmed that Home would use an optimized version of the Chromecast's software, while the hardware would support home automation software, allowing the user to control compatible products.[4][5]

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