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Digital Formative Assessment Tools

Formative Assessment Tools

Post Questions to your students quickly, have them answer the questions, gather data, and reteach towards mastery.  Here are some tools that allow you to do this quickly.


Quizizz LogoQuizizz

Pick the perfect quiz or create your own. 

Choose from millions of free teacher-created quizzes or quickly make your own.  Students engage at their own pace by playing a live game together or using Homework mode.  Students use any device and progress independently.

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Poll Everywhere

Poll Everywhere LogoPollEverywhere

Engage your audience or class in real time

Poll Everywhere transforms one-sided presentations into two-way conversations with the audience. This web-based audience response system lets you embed interactive activities directly into your presentation. The audience responds on the web or via SMS texting on their phones.

  • Limited to 1 question at a time.
  • Create and deliver different types of questions to get different types of data.
  • Multiple Choice, Clickable Image Questions, or Open-Ended questions that create word clouds, Text walls, and Tickers.

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Plickers LogoPlickers

Tailor instruction with instant feedback

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices.

  • Set up your classes with student names or give your student numbers.
  • Print out the cards one for each of your students.
  • Ask your students a question.
  • Students hold up the cards and you use your phone to collect data from all students in the room.

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Kahoot LogoKahoot

A game-based learning and trivia platform

Create a fun learning game in minutes.  Multiple choice questions only however, the format and number of questions are entirely up to you.  

  • Multi-question Quizzes, Surveys, and Discussions.
  • Add images and video to quizzes.
  • Best played in a group setting

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Socrative LogoSocrative

Visualizing student understanding has never been easier

Socrative is your classroom app for fun, effective classroom engagement.  No matter where or how you teach, Socrative allows you to instantly connect with students as learning happens.

  • Students must create an account and join your classroom with the code.
  • You ask them questions, they answer them.
  • You get data and know the identity of the students.


Formative LogoFormative

Student growth made easy

Formative creates incredible online, assessments, classwork, or homework.  Formative runs on any internet connected device.  Students can type, show their work with drawings or submit images. 

  • Thousands of pre-made formative assessments
  • Add a pdf/doc and assign questions to the pdf/doc
  • Act on live responses

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