Check out this wonderful article about creating online quizzes.
Formative Assessment enables teachers to make frequent checks of students’ progress and understanding. Students receive immediate feedback, and instruction can then be modified based upon the assessment in order to best meet the needs of the student. Technology allows teachers to formatively assess students. The following article provides some excellent information about formative assessment:
Show What You Know As You Go: A Different Spin on Assessment:
Assessments should be taken throughout the learning process, not just at the end.
This article originally published on 7/1/1997
Socrative is an amazing app for teachers, and it is FREE!! It allows you to create quizzes, surveys and polls and send them from your iPad to your students’ iPads. Students can then answer the questions and they receive immediate feedback. Immediate results are also sent back to the teacher’s iPad. Did I mention this was a free app?! Amazing!
Here’s a video with more information to help you get started.
Here’s another wonderful video from Teaching Channel. This video showcases a high school math teacher using a clicker system. She likes the clickers because they provide students with immediate feedback. She also says they are fast paced and fun which really engages the students. The students are anonymous so they don’t have to experience anxiety over a wrong answer. Check it out!
Here’s another great idea for using technology in the classroom. Podcasts are a fantastic way to offer feedback to students. Or how about having students make podcasts for summative assessments?
I love this video about using cell phones to assess learning in the classroom!
The use of QR codes in classrooms is growing rapidly. They can be used for so many different things!! Here is a video that can help you get started using QR codes. I especially like the idea of having kids make an audio recording of themselves and then creating a QR code of the recording. People can scan the code to listen to the report. Very Cool!
Another way to create student portfolios is using the app Three Ring. Did I mention that this is another free app?! Check out the following article from Free Technology For Teachers for more information.
Student portfolios are a fabulous way to organize work and provide authentic assessment. The following article provides directions for using the Google Drive App to create student porftolios.
Thanks again to the website Free Technology For Teachers!http://ipadapps4school.com/2012/12/16/how-to-use-the-google-drive-ipad-app-to-create-student-portfolios/