SMART Response VE
2/27/2012 By: MaryAnn Karre
www.smarttech.com Retail Price: Starts at $429 per license annually.
The SMART Response VE interactive
response system is cloud-based software
that enables students to respond to
questions from their Internet-enabled
phones or devices.
Quality and Effectiveness: When used
with SMART Notebook, SMART Response enables
teachers to easily prepare quizzes, tests, and exams or
to spontaneously add questions to lessons. All student
assessments can be saved in the built-in Teacher Tools
grade book, where they can be managed and analyzed
according to various criteria, and exported into Excel or
text format. SMART Response VE is the latest addition
to the SMART Response line-up, enabling students to
use mobile devices to respond to teacher questions.
Ease of Use: SMART Response VE is compatible with
both Windows and Mac operating systems, and is fully
incorporated into SMART Notebook software. No student
installation is required, so any Internet-ready device can be
used instantly. Students simply go to response.smarttech.
com, and type in the number that is displayed at the start of
the quiz. On-screen links and prompts help students move
quickly and easily through an assessment. Helpful hints
to create questions easily,
and tags and keywords can
be assigned to students
or assessment questions,
so that teachers can see
at a glance which areas
of the assessment caused
problems for which
Creative Use of
SMART Response VE is an online tool, students can use any
Internet-ready device to take an assessment, anywhere. This means
that a teacher can add as many students to her class as she has
Internet-ready devices, and that students can use their own phones,
iPods, and eReaders.
Suitability for Use in a School Environment: With SMART
Response VE, teachers who use SMART Notebook can transition
seamlessly between lesson delivery and assessment, even
interspersing content pages within the assessment, and students can
receive immediate feedback as they interact and stay involved with
• SMART Response VE is fully integrated
with SMART Notebook software and the
SMART Board interactive whiteboard.
• The browser-based software provides
the flexibility of investing in and using a
variety of mobile devices.
• Students can access assessments from
anywhere in the world, making SMART
Response VE a terrific tool for online
learning and homework assignments.
SMART Response VE
uses the technology that
has proven to keep students
engaged and involved in their
learning, and gives them a way
to respond to lessons using
the mobile devices that
they use every day.