ClassFlow. Nearpod - Create, Engage, Assess through Mobile Devices. Socrative. Plickers. Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free. Know Students Better: 15 Tools for Formative Assessment. When teachers know their students well, they can build strong connections that lead to better learning.
Knowing students’ interests, strengths, and weaknesses help teachers tailor learning experiences for their students. Formative assessment involves the teacher collecting information about what students know, don’t know, and want to learn. This information takes many forms, including observations, exit tickets, discussions, games, and quizzes. These kinds of informal assessments can also help teachers get to know their students as learners and as people.