Comparison of Digital Formative Assessment Softwares

Name of Program

File:Kahoot Logo.PNG

www.kahoot.com 

Quizzizz.png

www.quizizz.com 

File:Quizlet-logo.jpg

www.quizlet.com 

www.quizalize.com 

Socrative | As easy as raising ...

www.socrative.com 

Description:

A game-like review tool that engages students in friendly competition.  Can be assigned as homework once played in class.

A game-like review tool that students can play live, solo, or as homework (with a due date)

A review tool with 7 different study modes that can be used in or out of the classroom

A game-like review tool known for its advanced analytics and team game modes, including a fun basketball game.

An online quiz program with 3 review modes (Quiz, Space Race, and Exit Ticket).

Share Settings:

Game code options:

-Classic (player vs. player
 on own devices)

-Team mode (team vs.
 team with shared devices)

-Game Code (live)

-Link

-Twitter

-Pinterest

-Google

-Facebook

-Google Classroom

-Facebook

-Twitter

-Google Classroom

-email

-embed code

-URL web link

- Live in class

  * Team mode
    (team vs. team game)

  * Hoops
    (team vs. computer)

- Assign as homework

- Assign as exam

Use in class as one big group only.

Question Options:

- Multiple choice

- True/false

- Multiple choice

- True/false

- Flashcard mode

- Scatter game

- Gravity game

- Speller mode

- Learn mode

- Test mode

- Live class game

- Multiple choice

- True/false

- Multiple choice

- True/false

- Short answer

Analytics:

-View whole class results (excel)

-View results by question (excel)

-View results by individual student

(excel or pdf)

-View student rankings for games

-Track student progress in the upgraded teacher version only

- Compare two quiz results
 (pre- and post- test)

- Data can be organized in
 alphabetical order or from
 weakest to strongest

- Shows who needs help

-View results by question or by individual student (pdf)

-View whole class results (excel)

Cost:

Free, with Plus and Pro upgrade options

Free

Free, with Teacher upgrade option

Free, with Pro upgrade option for tracking results

Free, with Pro upgrade option

Name of Program

File:Kahoot Logo.PNG

www.kahoot.com 

Quizzizz.png

www.quizizz.com 

File:Quizlet-logo.jpg

www.quizlet.com 

www.quizalize.com 

Socrative | As easy as raising ...

www.socrative.com 

Pros:

-Add images or videos to
 questions

-can set a time limit for
 responses (5s to 120s)

-Add images to questions

-Add symbols to questions

-Memes (you can even
 make your own)

-Leaderboard

-can set a time limit for
 responses (5s to 15 min or
 no timer)

-Create classes to make
 assignments and analytics
 clearer

-Add images to flashcards

- Students must work
 together to succeed in
 Quizlet Live games

- Add images to questions

- Add audio to questions

- Use Math Mode to add
  equations to questions

- Align questions to
 national standards

- Can set a time limit for
 responses (5s to 120s)

- Mastery mode- where the
  quiz will only end when
  all answers are correct

-Possible to import Quizlet
 sets
- Student identifiers can be
 turned off for Anonymous
 sharing of results

-Add images to questions

-Align questions to
 national standards

Challenges:

-Questions do not appear on students’ devices, only projected from the teacher’s device

-Students may prefer no time limit on questions

-Students tend to focus on completing the scatter game as quickly as possible

-Quizlet is best used for learning new vocabulary terms

- Few question types
 (no open ended)

-Students will be logged out of the quiz and have to restart if they navigate away from the quiz to a new internet tab (Pro?)

Other Programs to Explore: EdPuzzle, Flipgrid, Formative, GoogleForms (can grade quizzes), GoSoapBox, Khan Academy, Mentimeter, Padlet, PearDeck, Piazza, Poll Everywhere, Verso

High School Teachers: Please contact Natalie Skovran (nskovran@rsu14.org) if you would like assistance in introducing any of these digital tools to your classroom this year!