Socrative: Easy In-Class, Real-Time Feedback

Decorative: Images of both the Socrative Teacher and the Socrative Student app icons

 

1. What Is Socrative?

"Socrative Teacher" is a downloadable app for computers, smart phones, tablets, etc. that allows instructors to "[e]ngage, assess and personalize" their classes.

"Educators can initiate formative assessments through quizzes, quick question polls, exit tickets and space races all with their Socrative Teacher app."

  • "Socrative will instantly grade, aggregate and provide visuals of results to help you identify opportunities for further instruction." 
  • "Save time and visualize student understanding when it matters, now!"

2. How Does It Work?

"To get started using Socrative, simply register for a Socrative Teacher account."

  • "Your Socrative account will work with other Socrative Apps and via all browsers."
  • "Students can connect to your unique room by opening their apps or joining your room on Socrative from any device." 
  • Student Experience (scroll down): "Students instantly submit answers and feedback directly to the instructor in a clean, intuitive interface" after they download the Socrative app.

3. What Can You Do with It?

  • "Visualize student understanding"
  • "Ask multiple choice and true/false questions"
  • "Ask [short-answer] open-ended questions and vote on the results" 
  • "Create your own quizzes (instantly graded for you)"
  • "Share quizzes with other teachers" 
  • "Give end-of-class exit tickets"
  • Space Race (scroll down): "Play games with our space race" -- An "intergalactic quiz bowl: turn any gradable assessment into a crowd-pleasing activity as individuals or groups race across the screen with correct answers"
  • Results (scroll down): "View students' results in real time" -- "Visualize student understanding in the moment as student results populate your screen in real time. Use the instant feedback to determine next steps in your instruction."
  • Reporting (scroll down): "Review student understanding at the class, individual student, or question-level. And, because each Socrative report is saved to your account, you can quickly download, email, or transfer reports to Google Drive anytime."