Metryx http://mymetryx.com/ Metryx
The Metryx mission is to equalize educational opportunities for all students by providing teachers, schools and districts inexpensive and easy to use mobile resources to evaluate student performance, improve classroom intervention and personalize learning for all students – especially those in resource poor schools.
Metryx tracks student mastery from any mobile device. Teachers are active! They need a formative assessment tool that can keep up with the hectic pace of their day. In addition to your computer you can use Metryx on any tablet or smartphone. All you need to get started is a WIFI connection. Metryx is a mobile, formative assessment solution for classrooms, schools and districts that are interested in pushing more of their students toward mastery.
ForallRubrics http://www.forallsystems.com/forallrubrics/ Rubrics on your iPad! ForallRubrics allows classroom assessments to be managed easily and effectively on mobile devices.
Teachers can use ForallRubrics to efficiently assess their students. Rubrics can be easily created by using the ForallRubrics website.
Results can be analyzed, shared & exported with other teachers and parents. Schools & school districts have a secure place to access and aggregate assessment data. Real-time results and custom reporting allow for detailed analysis at all levels.
Ask3 : free iPad App https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/ask3/id572042047 Ask3 – A free iPad App for Creating Flipped Video Lessons Your Students Can Actually Respond To ... also uses in digital storytelling, screencasting and assessment CLICK FOR MAIN FEATURES
Allows teachers & students to quickly ask & answer each other's questions with text & their own videos. This FREE app turns each iPad into a whiteboard that can record voice & visuals for instant classroom sharing. CLICK HERE FOR A REVIEW Ask3 is a tool that teachers can use to create short instructional videos that are shared directly to their students’ iPads. Students can use Ask3 to ask questions about the video, mark the video with drawing tools, and create their own audio comments about the video.
Score Rubrics on Your iPad http://classtechtips.com/2013/02/11/grade-rubrics-on-your-ipad/ Score Rubrics on Your iPad
If you use rubrics to grade student work you have to try ForAllRubrics Once you set up your class list, this website allows users to import rubrics they’ve already made, or easily create new ones. Open the site on your iPad and with a few taps you’ll have projects graded in no time. It’s easy to access previous grades, print out data, and it’s free for teachers
Goalbook https://goalbookapp.com Individual learning plans (ILPs) should be living documents, not papers filed away in binders and drawers.
Goalbook is the only ILP platform that enables everyone on the student's team to collaborate and celebrate student progress.
iPad to Evaluate and Make Data-Driven Decisions http://bit.ly/Quo1f6 Using the iPad to Evaluate and Make Data-Driven Decisions
Data is incredibly important in the life of a 21st-century teacher. Our schools are evaluated based on student data. We are evaluated based on student data. And most importantly, our students’ achievement is measured in student data.
iPads make data collection and application easy and paperless.
Here’s how teachers can use them to improve their teaching.
Polls area on shambles.NET http://www.shambles.net/pages/learning/ict/voting/ Polls area on shambles.NET
There are some brilliant Polls applications that work in a browser on mobile devices ... you'll find several in this list.
For single quick polls I much prefer using a browser to collect and display Poll results.
Apps to Organise, Assess and Grade Student Learning http://bit.ly/OA1HBu Apps to Organise, Assess and Grade Student Learning
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already reviewed some web tools that allows users to create and manage their gradebooks.
Now, however, we are going to provide you with some iPad apps that can do almost the same job.
With these apps you can ....
- grade your students papers on the go
- organize your classes
- document student learning
- report to parents
- calculate percentages for assessments
- make spreadsheets and charts
5 Mobile Tools SMBs Can Use to Collect Feedback http://bit.ly/Ov8LsT 5 Mobile Tools SMBs Can Use to Collect Feedback
LectureTools http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lecturetools/id521133554?mt=8 LectureTools is a student response system [on steroids] that also allows students to take notes linked with the slides and videos presented in class, answer instructor generated questions and pose questions to the instructor.
All notes, questions and activities are instantly synchronized with the LectureTools web application.
Instructors use the LectureTools web application to upload slides and videos and add interactive questions. Students can use this app or the LectureTools web application to participate in class.
Developed at and licensed from the University of Michigan, the LectureTools application has been independently shown to increase student engagement, especially in large classes and can be integrated with virtually any Learning Management System.
Sign up on the Lecturetools Website Although the App is free students have to pay $15 each to use or the instructor must pay $800 per class.
Common Core Standards (USA) http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/common-core-standards/id439424555?mt=8 Common Core Standards (USA)
View the Common Core State Standards in one convenient FREE app!
A great reference for students, parents, and teachers to easily read and understand the core standards. Quickly find standards by subject, grade, and subject category (domain/cluster).
This app includes Math standards K-12 and Language Arts standards K-12. Math standards include both traditional and integrated pathways
Teacher's Assistant Lite: Track Student Behavior http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/teachers-assistant-lite-track/id399265769?mt=8 Teacher's Assistant Lite: Track Student Behavior
The features of Teacher Assistant allow me to quickly document both concerns and accolades for students. I can immediately contact parents via email with the quick push of a button" - Michael in Georgia
Teacher's Assistant Lite allows teachers to keep track of student actions, behavior, infractions, and achievements in the classroom. Communicate quickly and easily with parents and your administration by documenting student classroom habits and behaviors and sending reports via email or making a call right from your iPhone. Designed by a teacher, and used by thousands of teachers across the world.
Includes PIN code security.
Gradekeeper for iPad : Gradebook Software http://www.gradekeeper.com/ Gradekeeper for iPad : Gradebook Software
With Gradekeeper for iPad, you can:
- Copy existing classes to your iPad using iTunes file sharing
- Create new classes right on your iPad
- Import student rosters from a text or csv file
- View student progress reports, including category and term summaries
- Add new assignments and scores
- Take attendance
- Mark students absent using the seating chart
- Assign seats or make a new seating chart
- Set up your school year to use semesters, trimesters, quarters, or six terms
- Set up assignment categories and weights
- Compute grade using total points or category weights
- Set up your own letter grades and percents
MarkBook http://www.markbook.com/ The creators of MarkBook® Class Management Software are delighted to announce the launch of MarkBook for the iPad
For the very first time, the power of MarkBook is available to iPad users in an easy new application specifically geared for all educators and designed to give you access to all your class assessment and evaluation needs for the 2011-2012 school year.
Socrative http://www.socrative.com/ Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets.
Teacher and Student App are free
Socrative apps take a teacher 3 minutes to setup and takes your class 20 seconds to load. So easy, so fast.
We believe in super simple tech tools to enhance classroom engagement, assessment and personalization.
Engage the class with educational, interactive games and exercises.
Assessment Apps by Vicki Windman http://bit.ly/tBfkYH Assessment Apps by Vicki Windman
This is a list put together by Vicki Mindman, a guest blogger over at Tech Learning.
Clicker School http://www.clickerschool.com Clicker School
Engage your class with Live Polling or Interactive Games for formative assessment.
Use any computer, laptop, smart phone, iPad, iTouch, Kindle, and our own EduWands.
Integrate your account with our Wizard Test Maker for content and Test Wizard for detailed reports.
eClicker http://www.eclicker.com/ eClicker
eClicker is a personal response system that allows teachers to poll their class during a lesson.
It provides teachers with the real-time feedback they need to be sure their messages are being received.
Developed for smartphones and laptops, eClicker leverages the hardware already in the hands of many students providing a low cost polling solution for the classroom. All you need to get started is the eClicker Host app running on an iOS device, a Wi-Fi network, and students with internet-enabled devices to participate.
32 clients on the iPhone or iPod touch
The eClicker system is made up of of two parts: the host and the client(s). Teachers use the host app to enter questions and begin the polling. Students participate in polls by entering the host's address in a web browser using any internet-enabled device. Additionally, there is a free client app available for iOS devices that speeds up the process of connecting to a host over the Wi-Fi network.
QuestionPress http://www.questionpress.com/ QuestionPress ... Web-Based Classroom and Audience Response System
Polling, surveys, forms, and online assessments are wonderful tools. QuestionPress will take you one step further by giving you the LIVE interaction you want with your responders.
QuestionPress will help you gather a digital show of hands and more, whether the responders are in the same room or across the globe.
And since QuestionPress is web-based, it works on any Internet capable computer or device.
You can set up a free trial account that is fully functional but is limited to 5 responders. Trial accounts also come with five 35-Responder bursts so you can give QuestionPress a thorough test before purchasing. This will allow you to see all of the great features of QuestionPress with no obligation.
Socrative : Smart Student Response System http://www.socrative.com 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.
Google Docs Forms [Free] https://docs.google.com/support/bin/topic.py?topic=1360904 Google Docs Forms [Free]
With Google Docs, you can quickly create a form or survey, email it to your friends, family, or colleagues, and keep track of the answers in one spreadsheet (all for free).
There are two ways to create a form in Google Docs: from your Docs list or from a spreadsheet.
Student Response Network SRN http://studentresponsenetwork.com/ Student Response Network SRN
Student Response Network (SRN) is a powerful “virtual Clicker” student response system designed for use in school computer labs or with wireless laptop groups.
It does away with the need for personal handheld “clicker” devices by providing a software-only solution for use with networked Windows desktops or laptops.
Student Response Network is available for a free trial and contains no adware, spyware or other hidden nasties. Try it for as long as you like.
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