Quick Tips for Socrative Space Race

Try out Socrative!

Update Feb 2014: Added cards for beta.socrative.com space races. 

I really like the Socrative Space Races and quizzes as a formative or pre-assessment tool. When set up and managed well, they lead to competition with a spirit of collaboration. It is the most user-friendly free clicker-type system I have tried so far.

These labels might help organise the races in your class and to avoid issues with confusion over who is controlling the rocket (sometimes there are clashes). You could hand out the cards to groups of students, make stands for tables with the rockets on, use them as stickers for a shared iPad or have multiple sets printed and laminated to be handed out as a ‘flexible grouping‘ tool.

If you can’t access the GoogleSlides presentation above, here are the cards as images:

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Update Feb 2014: Added cards for beta.socrative.com space races. 


About Stephen

International Educator: China via Japan, Indonesia & the UK. Director of Innovation in Learning & Teaching. Science educator. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer. MA International Education & current EdD student. Experienced Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator. Interested in curriculum, pedagogy, purposeful EdTech and global competence. Find out more: http://sjtylr.net/about. Science site: http://i-biology.net.

Posted on October 25, 2012, in #edtech #scitech, Formative Assessment. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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