Thursday, July 28, 2016

Minnesota eLearning Summit 2016 - Easy Formative Assessment Options For Mobile Learning

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Come experience quick online and app-based formative assessment and quizzing options on your iPad, Chromebook, or other mobile devices and learn how to engage your students and gauge their understanding of your lesson or class material. Session participants will learn about specific apps and online tools and how to repurpose other apps and online interactive tools to create collaborative learning opportunities that will allow you to gauge student learning on the spur of the moment or designed in advance and incorporated in a learning management system.


Traditional Quizzes
Create a game or copy one shared on the Kahoot site to check your students' knowledge and understanding in a fast-paced competitive manner.
Google Forms
Build a quiz from scratch or tap into the new Google Forms templates available on Google Apps For Education accounts to quickly design a quiz that can be sent to students, linked from a website, or embedded.

Use Socrative to build a quiz from scratch or import quizzes from colleagues.

Plickers is a simple but powerful tool for collecting real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.
Free card sets

Poll Everywhere
Poll Everywhere allows you to turn any internet-enabled devices into a student response system.

Other Ways To Check For Understanding
Voxer combines voice, text, photo and video sharing for real-time or asynchronous conversations.

Padlet makes collaboration and idea sharing easy by allowing you to post text, links, images, and video.

Flipgrid allows you to easily promote discussion and collaboration in and outside of the classroom walls.

DocentEDU helps you to turn the internet into your lesson by helping you to add vocabulary support, questions, open-ended response, videos, and much more to webpages that complement and supplement the content of the courses you teach - all with just a few clicks!

VoiceThread allows your students to join the conversation from anywhere and add their voice, thoughts, reflections, and doodles to the discussion.

EdPuzzle can be used to tap into the wealth of video content available on YouTube or created by you with the addition of questions and stops for reflection to ensure that students are tuned in and not missing out due to distractions.

Camera App - video
Don't forget that the camera app on mobile devices is a great way for students to capture a spur-of-the-moment or well-planned video reflection that can be easily submitted and give you insight into their understanding of your course content.

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