Kahoot – Game Based Formative Assessment Tool

Kahoot is a new, free game based formative assessment tool for use in the classroom.  The teacher can create quizzes, discussions or polls for students and they can use their computer, tablet or phones to join to answer the questions.  Using the points system, more points are awarded the sooner someone answers correctly.  This can replace…

Adding Questions to a YouTube Video

There is a sort of hidden feature in YouTube where you questions to a YouTube video that you created or uploaded.  It is a beta feature but if you go to www.youtube.com/testtube, you can add it to your account and insert questions into videos.  These questions will stop the video and either, depending on the option…

Inserting Images into a Google Form

There are many uses for a Google Form in the classroom setting and now we have the option of inserting images or even videos into a Google Form.  By inserting the images or videos you can then ask related questions and do more than just inserting text.   YOUTUBE VIDEO  

Formative Assessment Tools

There are a good number of digital tools out there that allow you to do a formative assessment in your class.  (Reminder = formative assessments are used to help guide (inform) instruction, not to end a unit or to determine a grade.)  I will go over 2 of the big tools out there that you…