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In-Class Formative Assessment Options

2019

In-Class Formative Assessment Options

 

There are a number of free, web-based in-class formative assessment tools that can be used to replace the previous technology known as Clickers. These tools are free to use and/or download and require faculty and/or students to use a mobile device or laptop. 

Please reach out to the Help Desk (helpdesk@mc3.edu) to schedule an appointment with an Instructional Designer if you are interested in learning more about these tools. 

 

Plickers

Plickers is a free printable card activity that allows you to use your mobile device to check student comprehension. Live stream student answers on the board in the classroom so you can discuss the results with the class. 

 Plickers

Kahoot!

Kahoot is a free game and web-based platform that allows you to quickly quiz students' understanding. Make quizzes fun by including music and setting a timer. Students use their mobile device or laptop to answer the questions as they appear on the board. Show results on the board in the classroom so you can discuss the results with the class. 

 Kahoot!

SMART Notebook with SMART Response

SMART Notebook includes SMART Response activities that allow students to answer questions via their mobile device or laptop. Questions appear on the SMARTboard within SMART Notebook. Results will be shared on the SMARTboard so you can discuss the results as a class. 

 Using SMART Response

DirectPoll

Quickly create web-based polls and quizzes where students can respond via a mobile device or laptop. Results can be shared on the board so you can discuss as a class. You can even manage how long the poll is available if you want students to respond outside of class time.

 DirectPoll
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