Socrative & Ranking Tasks

Socrative helps me manage formative assessments in class by providing a super-slick interface and great results in a spreadsheet. As happens to most of us at the end of the year, I fell off the wagon and had all but stopped using the tool. My colleagues and I today devised a way to conduct regular […]

Moodle Love Letter #3: Embedding Web Pages

My Moodle journey has recently been accelerated because I took over administrative duties for my school’s Moodle server. Last year, my primary use involved the assessment engine. Now I’m branching out and upgrading (to 2.5) to use Moodle as my class website. Here’s one feature a colleague figured out: And how I did that effect: […]

My #Made4Math 6: Online Exit Tickets

This one time, at math camp, @colinmac10 showed us how to use Socrative for exit tickets (and more!) if most students have a smartphone or laptop with them. The Exit Ticket option will ask 4 questions. While students answer the first 3, you have time to create a question on the whiteboard. Very little advance […]