Topic 4: Socrative

What is Socrative?

  • Socrative is a cloud-based platform that allows educators to create and administer interactive assessments, quizzes, and activities to engage students in real-time.
  • It provides teachers with a range of tools for creating formative and summative assessments, tracking student progress, and providing feedback.
  • It can be used on any device with an internet connection, and it provides a simple interface for both educators and learners.
  • Socrative supports the creation and administration of assessments, tracking student progress, and the promotion of classroom engagement. It is widely used in K-12 and higher education settings

How can educators use Socrative for digital assessment purposes?

  • Quizzes and Tests: Socrative allows educators to create quizzes and tests using a variety of question types, such as multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer.
  • Formative Assessments: Educators can create quick quizzes or polls to assess student understanding, gather feedback, or check for student understanding in real-time.
  • Homework and Assignments: Educators can use Socrative to create and assign homework or assignments. They can provide feedback on student responses, assign grades, and track student progress.
  • Exit Tickets: Socrative’s Exit Ticket feature allows educators to ask students for feedback at the end of a class. This feedback can help educators understand how well the students understood the lesson and identify areas that need further clarification.
  • Collaborative Activities: Socrative’s Space Race feature allows educators to create collaborative activities that encourage student engagement and teamwork. For example, educators can create a quiz game where students compete against each other in real-time to answer questions.