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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. Here are the criteria we used for those that made the cut:.
Before you dig into the tools, I encourage you to spend some time thinking about exactly what you want to accomplish with your students. There are several resources for learning more about formative assessment and responsive instruction strategies. Consider our formative practices workshopswhere school and district teams can gain a better understanding of the role formative practice plays in instruction and the four foundational practices to use in the classroom.
Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Read the post. Learn how. Record audio and video Animoto Gives students the ability to make a second video of what they learned in a lesson. AudioNote A combination of a voice recorder and notepad, it captures both audio and notes for student collaboration.
Edpuzzle Helps you use video your own, or one from Khan Academy, YouTube, and more to track student understanding. Flipgrid Lets students use second to 5-minute videos to respond to prompts. Teachers and peers can provide feedback.
QuickVoice Recorder Allows you to record classes, discussions, or audio for projects. Sync your recordings to your computer easily for use in presentations. Vocaroo Creates audio recordings without the need for software. Embed the recording into slideshows, presentations, or websites. WeVideo Lets you use video creatively to engage students in learning. Teachers and students alike can make videos. Create quizzes, polls, and surveys Crowdal Lets you create online polls, quizzes, and questions. Students can use smartphones, tablets, and computers to provide their answers, and information can be culled for reports.
Edulastic Allows you to make standards-aligned assessments and get instant feedback. FreeOnlineSurveys Helps you create surveys, quizzes, forms, and polls. Gimkit Lets you write real-time quizzes. And it was deed by a high school student! A game-based classroom response system that lets you create quizzes using internet content. MicroPoll Helps you create polls, embed them into websites, and analyze responses.
Naiku Lets you write quizzes students can answer using their mobile devices. Obsurvey Deed to make surveys, polls, and questionnaires. Poll Everywhere Lets you create a feedback poll or ask questions and see in real time.
Allows students to respond in various ways. With open-ended questions, you can capture data and spin up tag clouds to aggregate responses. Poll Maker Offers unique features, like allowing multiple answers to one question. ProProfs Helps you make quizzes, polls, and surveys. Quia Lets you create games, quizzes, surveys, and more.
Access a database of existing quizzes from other educators. Quizalize Helps you create quizzes and homework. Quizizz Guides you through deing quizzes and lets you include students in the quiz-writing process. Quizlet Lets you make flashcards, tests, quizzes, and study games that are mobile friendly. Survey Hero Deed to build questionnaires and surveys. SurveyMonkey Helpful for online polls and surveys. SurveyPlanet Also helpful for online polls and surveys. Triventy Lets you create quizzes students take in real time using individual devices. Yacapaca Helps you write and as quizzes.
Zoho Survey Allows you to make mobile-friendly surveys and see in real time. Brainstorm, mind map, and collaborate AnswerGarden A tool for online brainstorming and collaboration. Coggle A mind-mapping tool deed to help you understand student thinking. Conceptboard Software that facilitates team collaboration in a visual format, similar to mind mapping but using visual and text inputs. Dotstorming A whiteboard app that allows digital sticky notes to be posted and voted on. This tool is best for generating class discussion and brainstorming on different topics and questions.
Educreations Whiteboard A whiteboard app that lets students share what they know. Miro Allows whole-class collaboration in real time. Padlet Provides a blank canvas for students to create and de collaborative projects.
ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard Another whiteboard tool to check understanding. XMind Mind-mapping software for use on desktop computers and laptops. Present, engage, and inspire BrainPOP Lets you use prerecorded videos on countless topics to shape your lesson plan, then use quizzes to see what stuck. Buncee Helps students and teachers visualize, communicate, and engage with classroom concepts. Five Card Flickr Uses the tag feature from photos in Flickr to foster visual thinking.
PlayPosit Allows you to add formative assessment features to a video from a library or popular sites, such as YouTube and Vimeo, to survey what students know about a topic. RabbleBrowser Allows a leader to facilitate a collaborative browsing experience.
You can also add a list of keywords and use the tool to prompt students to guess words by providing definitions. Socrative Uses exercises and games to engage students with a topic. Spark Lets you add graphics and visuals to exit tickets. Typeform Helps you add graphical elements to polls.
Generate word or tag clouds EdWordle Generates word clouds from any entered text to help aggregate responses and facilitate discussion. Word clouds are pictures composed of a cloud of smaller words that form a clue to the topic.
Tagxedo Allows you to examine student consensus and facilitate dialogues. Wordables Helps you elicit evidence of learning or determine background knowledge about a topic. WordArt Includes a feature that allows the user to make each word an active link to connect to websites, including YouTube. Get real-time feedback Formative Lets you as activities, receive in real time, and provide immediate feedback.
GoSoapBox Works with the bring-your-own-device model and includes an especially intriguing feature: a confusion meter. IXL Breaks down options by grade level and content area. Kaizena Gives students real-time feedback on work they. You can use a highlighter or give verbal feedback.
You can also attach resources. Mentimeter Allows you to use mobile phones or tablets to vote on any question a teacher asks, increasing student engagement. Pear Deck Lets you plan and build interactive presentations that students can participate in via their smart device. It also offers unique question types. Plickers Allows you to collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Quick Key Helps you with accurate marking, instant grading, and immediate feedback.
Foster family communication Remind Lets you text students and stay in touch with families. Seesaw Helps you improve family communication and makes formative assessment easy, while students can use the platform to document their learning. Voxer Lets you send recordings so families can hear how their students are doing, students can chat about their work, and you can provide feedback. Strengthen teacher-to-student or student-to-student communication Biblionasium Lets you view books students have read, create reading challenges, and track progress.
Students can also review and recommend books to their peers. Students can also monitor their progress and work. ForAllRubrics Lets you import, create, and score rubrics on your tablet or smartphone. Collect data offline, compute scores automatically, and print or save the rubrics as a PDF or spreheet.
Lino A virtual cork board of sticky notes, it lets students ask questions or make comments on their learning. Online Stopwatch Provides dozens of themed digital classroom timers to use during small- and whole-group discussions. Peergrade Helps you create asments and rubrics. You can also anonymously as peer review work.
Students can and review work using the corresponding rubric. Spiral Gives you access to formative assessment feedback. Verso Lets you set up learning using a URL. Space is provided for directions. Students can add their asment, post comments, and respond to comments. You can group responses and check engagement levels.
VoiceThread Allows you to create and share conversations on documents, diagrams, videos, pictures, and more. Keep the conversation going with live chats Backchannel Chat A teacher-moderated version of Twitter. Chatzy Supports live, online chats in a private setting. Create and store documents or asments Google Forms A Google Drive app that allows you to create documents students can collaborate on in real time using smartphones, tablets, and laptops.
Piazza Lets you lectures, asments, and homework; pose and respond to student questions; and poll students about class content. This tool is better suited for older students as it mimics post-secondary class instructional formats. Learn more There are several resources for learning more about formative assessment and responsive instruction strategies.
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75 digital tools and apps teachers can use to support formative assessment in the classroom