Oct 8, 2015

Formative: free app used for live audience response and formative assessment

Formative, is a free, live (real-time) formative assessment tool which can be great for formative assessment activities.

The instructor creates a digital classroom, and placed one or more assignment that can contain content, activities, interactions and formative assessments.  The students view the instructor's screen on their devices, and move through the assignment at their own pace.  

Access this application at GoFormative.com to create your account and get started!

The instructor can create multiple choice, true/false, short answer, and "show me" (demonstration) type questions; can add content and add documents which require the students to interact right on the document.  All this information is captured, auto graded or manual graded, depending on the instructor needs.

INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES: Didactic Questioning, Critical Thinking, Lecture, Presenting, Evaluation, Interaction

Bloom's Level: 2-5  (Understanding, Applying, Analyzing, and Evaluating)

Formative is a free, real-time audience interactive response system.  It is a web-based tool which means students can access from a smartphone, tablet, or computer.  A great way to keep students engaged, check for understanding, have students interact with images, graphs, charts, etc. - as well as provide a anxiety-free forum for live interaction in the class as content is being explained.

-Flipped classroom
-Blended Learning
-BYOD ideas
-Formative assessment
-Live discussion

Other similar apps:
Go Soap Box

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