Survey Monkey is one of the most powerful and robust survey applications available with over a dozen types of questions to choose from when creating a survey. A really cool time-saving feature for teachers is the ability to use one of the ready-made templates for class surveys and assessment. Survey results can be easily downloaded into a spreadsheet for record-keeping. Survey Monkey offers a free version and educational pricing for teachers who wish to utilize all the features.
Socrative is a powerful formative assessment tool that allows you to quickly assess a student's knowledge and to “Quickly assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into student understanding” Socrative provides detailed reports on student performance that makes assessment a snap. There are too many features to list here so visit the Socrative website to see the full list.
Remote clickers are fun and make any lesson more engaging! iClicker is an intuitive student response system that allows teachers to ask questions through any presentation application via a “floating toolbar”. Students can then answer questions with either a smartphone, tablet, laptop or i>clicker remote. The teacher and student receive instant feedback and have the ability to review session history outside of class.
With the increasing popularity of Project Based Learning more and more teachers are using rubrics in their teaching practice. Teacher Planet is an excellent resource for teachers in search of that perfect rubric. They list the best resources for rubrics by subject and term. Also, they list several excellent web resources that will help you generate your next rubric.
With Zaption you can embed questions, images or add text to any online video. This amazing tool lends itself to a creative and engaging learning experience that makes assessment fun! Add your questions and media and then share your interactive video with a link or directly embed the video into your website, blog or learning management system. With millions of videos available to you via YouTube, Vimeo and TED the assessment opportunities are endless.