Tag Archives: assessment

LearnClick Online Cloze Test Creator

2 Sep

LearnClick Online Cloze Test CreatorLearnClick.com is an online quiz creator for educators.  Teachers can create fill in the blank activities like drag & drop quizzes by simply highlighting the words they want to turn into gaps.  LearnClick lets teachers design their own quizzes and easily share what they’ve made with students.

LearnClick Online Cloze Test CreatorAfter teachers create quizzes students answer with their own logins so teachers can view detailed statistics on student performance.  Teachers can also embed their quiz creations into a class website.  LearnClick includes automatic grading and an overview of given answers to help teachers save time.  With seven type of quiz questions and extra features like the ability to include multimedia and generate PDF files, LearnClick.com has options for lots of teachers.

Visit LearnClick.com to learn more about this online cloze test creator tool!

 

Edusight: New Standards Based Classroom

1 Sep

Edusight: New Standards Based ClassroomEdusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments.  The new standards based classroom environment on Edusight allows you to quickly and easily track mastery across any set of standards for your students. You can choose any set of standards you want to work with for your class – including Common Core, Next Gen Science, and state-specific standards.

Edusight: New Standards Based ClassroomTeachers can even use the Edusight Notes for iOS app to document photos, notes, audio, and video of your students’ work, and tag it to specific standards. The result is a comprehensive portfolio for each student, showing which standards they’ve mastered, and which standards they still have to work on. Edusight has been working with thousands of K-12 teachers across North America over the past year to develop simple assessment tools.

Check out this video to see how Edusight works with teachers every day or visit their website to learn more!

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response Tool

31 Aug

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response Tool

When students are part of an active learning environment they participate in class and collaborate with each other.  Imakiku is a real-time student response web-based tool designed to increase active learning in your classroom.  The only thing a teacher and their students need is a smartphone, tablet, or laptop. With no extra devices or apps, classrooms can start to use Imakiku right away.

Imakiku for Active Learning: Real-Time Student Response ToolImakiku lets students quickly answer your questions and view the responses and comments of their classmates in real-time.  Used by over 300,000 students, this tool can work with students in Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) classrooms, or learning environments where students have access to a variety of devices.

Imakiku is free for everyone until 12/31/2015 and ClassTechTips.com readers can use the promotion code 20150408_MQPDUAJFMQ to extend this offer until 3/31/2016.

Visit to Imakiku.com to learn more!

 

Chronicle App: Confer, Collect Data & Collaborate

30 Aug

Chronicle: Collect Data & Collaborate with this Customizable Grade BookChronicle is an iOS app for teachers that includes tons of features for busy educators.  Perfect for Reading and Writing Workshop conferring notes, Chronicle can be used to capture multiple images, videos, and audio recordings within a note.  This helps teachers easily provide meaningful feedback and document student growth.  Chronicle can be used to share student achievements and intervene to meet the individual needs of students.

Chronicle: Collect Data & Collaborate with this Customizable Grade Book

An integrated grade book can be used in any subject area where teachers are recording student progress.  Chronicle’s traffic light system helps teachers track unit goals, formative assessments, report card descriptors, and more.
Chronicle comes with many customizable features, including the option to link to Common Core State Standards.  Chronicle also promotes schoolwide collaboration since it gives teachers the ability to pass meaningful data from one year’s teacher to the next.

Watch a demo of Chronicle or visit the Apple App Store to learn more!

 

Edusight Notes for iOS: Standards Based Portfolio

23 Aug

Edusight Notes for iOS: Standards Based PortfolioEdusight is a standards-based portfolio to help teachers document student learning with grades, notes, photos, and audio/video comments. Edusight Notes for iOS (iPad and iPhone) lets you capture learning evidence in the classroom as it happens – quickly take a note or record a video of students as they learn, tag standards, and instantly add it to their portfolios. 

Edusight Notes for iOS: Standards Based PortfolioAt any time, teachers can log in to Edusight on the web to see a comprehensive profile for any student.  Edusight keeps all of your grades, notes, and photos for each student in one place so you can gauge student understanding and provide the right help at the right time. This data can be shared with students and parents so everyone stays informed.

Check out their website to learn more, or watch this video to see how Edusight works with teachers every day!

The Answer Pad Interactive Learning Tool

16 May


hide_namesThe Answer Pad is a comprehensive tool that is different from the presentation and assessment tools you might have seen in the past.  This completely interactive mobile app and web tool promotes student engagement and helps teachers monitor student progress.  The Answer Pad lets teachers design summative assessments that can be answered with a tap of the screen, and formative assessments that can be administered on the fly throughout your lesson.  This tool easily integrates into your everyday instruction by giving students an opportunity to annotate images and send answers to their teachers devices.

prof combinedWith time-saving Answer Sheets teachers can score essays and multiple choice questions and import their own standards to demonstrate alignment to nationwide or statewide expectations.  In addition to all of these features, The Answer Pad folks just released a Broadcast feature that lets teachers share one student’s response with the whole class to provide opportunities for collaboration.

Visit The Answer Pad’s website to learn more!

Running Record Calculator App

25 Mar

Screen Shot 2015-03-24 at 1.06.10 PM screen480x480Collecting data on student progress is an important part of making decisions about intervention and how to best support the children in our classrooms.  Running Record Calculator is an app for iOS devices that helps teachers who are administering this type of assessment.  It records students as they read a passage and gives you a quick way to keep track of self-corrections and errors.  After the recording finishes you can enter the word count from the passage to calculate words per minute.

Check out Running Record Calculator in the Apple App Store or download this alternative for Android devices!

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