Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

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If you are taking the grade for the quiz or test, you can send those grades to your Gradebook software in a snap. Google Forms. Poll Everywhere. a Talk with Tony Vincent From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Once they had evaluated the source for these 4 elements, they wrote down their answers in a group created Google Doc. After students decided as a group, they voted individually as a class about their opinion on the source with “ Poll Everywhere ,” using their cell phones.

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Student Response in the Classroom

Hansen's Link to Tech

Google Forms : useful tool to help you create surveys, give student assessments, collect any type of information in a streamlined way. share it out to students, as they respond, project the real-time results from you response Google Spreadsheet.

Instructional Upgrade

A Principal's Reflections

Students created detailed trip itineraries, after conducting research, and used Google Docs to put together their itineraries. They now can come up to the board and use the compass, ruler, and protractor (all within the SMART notebook software) to construct different Geometric relationships.

Just Another Typical Day

A Principal's Reflections

They then had to create a Prezi , PowerPoint or Google Doc presentation to be shared at a later time on what they found/learned to the class. He also had students use Poll Everywhere to check for understanding in the beginning of the lesson.

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Tools Harvard Computer Science Students Use to Collaborate, Stay Organized


MOSS (Measure Of Software Similarity): This tool is freely developed and can help determine academic honesty. Malan finds it more group friendly than Google Hangout. It is not a free service, but Google Hangout would be a free alternative.