Digital Tools For Assessment

A big benefit of doing formative assessment properly is that we get to know our students really well. Below is a list of digital assessment tools, along with the links that will get you to them.

The Directorate for Digital Literacy & Transversal Skills

The Directorate for Digital Literacy & Transversal Skills organises initiatives which showcase how great teaching combined with effective technology can positively impact learning.
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Create forms with hyperlinks, images, and videos. Use them for surveying and quizzes.

Poll Everywhere is a real-time polling app that works via mobile, or in your web browser.

Plickers is a simple app that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. is a free web-based service that lets you assess students with prepared activities or on-the-fly questions to get immediate insight into understanding.

Nearpod works in the browser of any device to let you create or upload a slideshow, to which you then add your own questions.

Formative lets you create lessons using any Internet-connected device and is optimized for 1:1, BYOD, flipped or blended classrooms. Get results and respond in real time.

Classflow lets you build lessons using cards you create using the content of your choice.

Upload a PDF and add text, drawings, photos, hyperlinks, and audio recordings to create dynamic lesson content.

A free website for collecting and sharing text, images, videos, and files.

A free app that lets teachers prompt the students to explain their thinking on a question or topic using video.

Students show their work with photos, videos, drawings, text, PDFs, and links. You can also import directly from most popular apps.

This is a popular free class quiz game that lets teachers use multiple choice or sequencing questions.

Another great game and quiz-making application.

This is a new website for playing class quiz games. The teacher inputs their own questions or they can use a pre-made quiz.

Lets students learn and improve by studying with flashcards, games and more.

This is a tool for making group surveys and quiz games. Again, the teacher can use their own questions or use ones on the site.

A Pictionary-style drawing game, perfect for reinforcing vocabulary and visual communication skills.

A free online platform to facilitate peer feedback sessions with students.

A web site that helps you create interactive images that you can easily share by using a web link (URL).

Create mind maps in class with your students.

Prezi is a web- based tool that allows users to create a presentation using a map layout. They are able to zoom in and out of different items and show relationships from an interesting point of view.

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