Technology Tools to Assist in Formative Assessments


Objectives
1. Identify technology tools to assist teachers in assessing student learning
2. Evaluate benefits and challenges of using each tool
3. Discuss age restrictions for use of various online tools (Must be 13 or older to create a website accounts)
4. Participate in use of highlighted formative assessment tools


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http://padlet.com/raeann_smith/assessment

  • No student accounts needed
  • Can add links, files, and pics
  • Export as image or PDF
  • Can be embedded into a web page
  • URL can be customized
  • Works on iPads and computers
  • Walls can be password protected





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http://answergarden.ch/
  • No student accounts needed
  • Post a question
  • Share the link (or QR Code)
  • Get Responses (text only- 20 characters)
  • Export as a word cloud
  • Has moderator mode
  • Works on iPads and computers

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http://answergarden.ch/view/100507

Name a tool you have used for formative assessment.... at AnswerGarden.ch.



Popplet App & Website (Submit a graphic organizer)
http://popplet.com/
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  • Graphic organizer tool
  • Works on iPad (app) or laptop (website)
  • Export as pdf or jpg file
  • Can add text, drawings, and images
  • No account needed except for collaboration

Nearpod

http://www.nearpod.com
  • Presentation tool for teachers
  • Free accounts provide 50 MB space (20 mb/presentation)
  • Enter text, draw, poll, or quiz
  • Works with iPads and on laptops

Sample Presentation (Videoconferencing PD session)
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LetsGeddit

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http://letsgeddit.com/


Socrative

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http://www.socrative.com/

Graphite Review

Rubric Builder (Rubistar)
Others? (Time to explore and share)