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Intertwining Technology with Formative Assessment: Socrative

Intertwining Technology with Formative Assessment: Socrative

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Author: Alex Hubbard
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Teachers will learn how to:

use Socrative as a formative assessment

Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers by engaging their classrooms with a series of educational exercises and games. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to login. Socrative runs on tablets, smartphones, and laptops. Teachers login through their device and select an activity which controls the flow of questions and games. Students simply login with their device and interact real time with the content. Student responses are visually represented for multiple choice, true/false and Short Answer questions. For pre-planned activities a teacher can view reports online as a google spreadsheet or as an emailed Excel file.

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Tutorial

Socrative Introduction

Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets.

Their apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run. Teachers control the questions and games on their laptop, while students respond and interact through their smartphones/laptops.

What Tools Will Be On Your Dashboard

How To Manage Quizzes From Your Dashboard

How To Create Different Style Quizzes

 

Multiple Choice:

True/False:

Short Answer:

 

What Your Student's Screen Will Display

Ways To Give A Quiz

Student Paced:

Teacher Paced:

Other Quiz Options

Quick Question - This allows you to send a question in just two clicks - 1. Select “Quick Question” from your Teacher Dashboard. 2. Select the question type that you want to send to your students.

 

Space Race - Watch the Rockets race as students work individually or in teams to answer questions! Choose a Quiz, Number of Teams, Assign Team Colors and Disable or Enable Immediate Feedback, then “Start Activity”. 

 

Exit Ticket - Students will be sent the pre-set 3 question formative assessment:

Enter Last Name, First Name (pop–up box)

1. How well did you understand today’s material? A. Totally got it. B. Pretty well. C. Not very well. D. Not at all.

2. What did you learn in today’s class?
(Opportunity for students to put in their own words the main takeaways from class. Your opportunity to make sure they recognized all your learning objectives.)

3. Please answer the teacher’s question.
(Opportunity for you to ask any question that’s relevant in the moment) 

Source: Students will be sent the pre-set 3 question formative assessment: Enter Last Name, First Name (pop–up box) 1. How well did you understand today’s material? A. Totally got it. B. Pretty well. C. Not very well. D. Not at all. 2. What did you learn in today’s class? (Opportunity for students to put in their own words the main takeaways from class. Your opportunity to make sure they recognized all your learning objectives.) 3. Please answer the teacher’s question. (Opportunity for you to ask any question that’s relevant in the moment)