Formative Assessment Tools

What is Formative Assessment?
Formative assessment refers to a wide variety of methods that teachers use to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress during a lesson, unit, or course.

Formative Assessment


Tools

Plickers- is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.
Quizizz-Students play together, but each at their own pace. Gamfication elements like avatars, leader-board and funny memes add to the fun! Review your work in the end.

Socrative-Through the use of real-time questioning, result aggregation, and visualization, you have instant insight into levels of understanding.
Kahoot-Create a fun learning game in minutes made from a series of multiple choice questions. Add videos, images and diagrams to your questions to amplify engagement!

Whiteboards-When it comes to active engagement, nothing beats a classroom whiteboard. Not the expensive, high-tech kind. Whiteboards that students write on with dry erase markers.

CPS & ActiVotes-These Classroom Performance Systems, also known as "clickers" or "remotes" are handheld devices that allow students to respond to surveys or selected response questions anonymously. 

Padlet-is a virtual wall that allows people to express their thoughts on a common topic easily.