Response Systems as Formative Assessment Options

How do you know your students understood the lessons you presented today? Exit cards are a great strategy. Here are some tech ideas you may want to try that works on computers or mobile devices.

plickers.PNGPlickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. Get the app from the Google or Apple store. Register for an account on the website and print the plickers response cards.

Poll Everywhere
pollevery.PNGPoll Everywhere is a tool that allows the user to test responses and collect data in real time. There is an app that can be downloaded and added to the Powerpoint ribbon.

kahoot.PNGKahoot allows the user to quickly assess students' learning in a fun way using any mobile device or computer. Teachers create Kahoot using this website: and student use this website:

Go Formative
formative.PNGCreate real time interactive quizzes.

padlet.PNGPadlet is web-based and allows participants to easily express their thoughts on a common topic. It works like an online sheet of paper where people can put content (e.g. images, videos, documents, text) anywhere on a page, together with anyone from any device.

Go Soap Box
gosoap.PNGAllows the user to create quizzes and polls that can later be downloaded into an Excel spreadsheet.

Google Forms
Google Forms.JPGA free Google account is needed to create forms and surveys.