Formative and summative assessment merge in snapshot polls and quizzes
Pros: Kids will like the instant feedback; it’s easy for teachers to see where students are missing a concept and adjust instruction accordingly.
Cons: Analyzing individual student data over time will take more time and effort than most teachers have.
Bottom Line: Powerful and easy-to-use student-response system has the potential to support responsive teaching.
App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed byCommon Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.