Nearpod’s website features demonstration presentations and videos, ‘how to’ videos and information on free ‘webiNEARs’ available at certain times.Socratives’s website features simple, no nonsense descriptions of how the app works and additional support is available through the socrative blog where you will find how to printables and video tutorials along with loads of ideas to get you started
Formative Assessment and Surveys
ESSENTIAL MOBILE APPS:FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT ANDSURVEYS10 NOVEMBER 2012HCT WOMEN‟S COLLEGE, FUJAIRAH Donald Glass Academic Bridge Program Zayed University – Abu Dhabi firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: @ZUdon
ESSENTIAL MOBILE APPS:FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT ANDSURVEYS Introduction Nearpod Demonstration How to create a Nearpod Other Features of Nearpod Socrative Demonstration How to create a Socrative Nearpod v. Socrative Quiz
EASY STEPS TO CREATING ANEARPOD PRESENTATION (NPP)1. MUST BE Created on PC/MAC (NOT iPad)2. Create your presentation on Powerpoint3. “Save As” PDF4. Sign in to Nearpod5. Click „Create‟6. Click “New Presentation” +7. Choose “Find a pdf file” or drag it from your desktop8. Nearpod will create „static‟ slides from your presentation9. Now you can customize your presentation with interactive slides (click „ADD”)
SOC #After you click „save‟ (if youhave enabled sharing) you willget the SOC number for thequiz.
IMPORTING A QUIZEasy: You can import a quizwith an SOC#More difficult: by using yourPC/Mac to create a quiz withan Excel template (availableONLY on PC/Mac version)which you then import to yourquiz list.
SOCRATIVE EXCEL TEMPLATE 1. From a PC/Mac click „Import quiz from Excel‟ there you can download this template and make the questions. 2. Afterwards (again on PC/Mac), from the „import quiz from Excel‟ you can import the quiz from where you saved it. 3. Once imported, you can access it on your iPad in the Socrative Teacher app (Start Quiz>Select a Saved Quiz)
STARTING A QUIZ 11. Select a saved quiz from the list1. Select “student paced” or “teacher paced” quiz
ETC…VOTING ON „ON THEFLY‟ RESPONSESSelect responses to send tostudents and they can votewith instant results Results: teacher view Student view
ADVANTAGES: NEARPOD VS. SOCRATIVE Slick, easy-to-use interface Can be used on all platforms (mobile and PC/Mac, most any browser) Import .ppt or .pdf Quizzes/Surveys may be shared Use Images and movies with other teachers Teacher controls pace throughout Instant Formative assessment Student monitoring feature Emailed reports Ability to share stats w/students instantly Instant „pulse‟ of the class surveys Emailed reports All features on Free version 100% Great Free presentations free and no paid memberships.
DISADVANTAGES: NEARPOD VS. SOCRATIVE iPad platform only Plain interface Limited presentations on free version No videos Free version does not support No photos or pictures sharing (workaround possible) Limited size for video and pictures. Sharing poll results not direct Costly to upgrade Cannot quit quiz creation easily
HOW CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUTNEARPOD AND SOCRATIVE Nearpod.com Socrative.com
EXIT TICKET - SOCRATIVEExit Ticket Problem:Which of the two essential mobile toolsdo you think you are most likely to use?
THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME AND ATTENTION REFERENCES AND LINKSUnitag – Custom QR Code Creator – www.unitaglive.comNearpod Website – www.nearpod.comSocrative Website – www.socrative.comSocrative Blog (with how to vids/printables) –http://socrativegarden.wordpress.com/Screenshots via “Snip” app for Mac