Tech for Formative Assessment

“Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices”
A form generator that allows students to answer questions and draw responses, and for teachers to see what each student is thinking.

See an example of how one of our math teachers is using Google Forms for students to generate formative self-assessment
“GradeProof is more than just a spelling and grammar checker. It goes further, providing intelligent rephrasing suggestions to not only correct your writing, but to refine your phrasing and make it [more] eloquent.”
“Voyant Tools is a web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts.”
“Instead of a generic Q&A platform, passively waiting for students to participate, use Perusall to proactively engage students with each other about your readings, give them (automated) personalized guidance, and motivate your whole class.”
“Prism is a tool for ‘crowdsourcing interpretation.’ Users are invited to provide an interpretation of a text by highlighting words according to different categories, or ‘facets.’”