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Setting Up Your Account for the New School Year.

By |August 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We hope you all had a fantastic summer and are now energized and enthusiastic about the new school year and all the fantastic opportunities ahead. Summer is a great time for professional development, catching up on all those great books that you hear about during the school year, but do [...]

Thinking Outside of the Box

By |November 16th, 2017|Categories: Creative, Tips and Ideas, Uncategorized|

Thinking Outside of the Box. We love it when teachers explore and then contact us to see if The Answer Pad could be a suitable tool for the task at hand. We love it, even more, when we get to collaborate with a teacher to come up with a solution, [...]

The Answer Pad Flipped!

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

I recently watched a great video that was put together by Common Sense Media about formative assessment, formative assessment apps and how they can be used to further student learning. One important point that was made was that it’s not about the quiz, but more about what happens after the [...]

8 Ways to use The Answer Pad Interactive in class.

By |April 21st, 2016|Categories: Tips and Ideas, Uncategorized|

Interactive, our version of a student response tool is a great formative assessment tool but can also be used just to check in with your students. We envisage teachers connecting with students at the beginning of class and interacting with them throughout the class period as needed. Here are some [...]

Using The Essay Question Type to Show Reasoning

By |October 12th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

We recently had a conversation with one of our users about having students show their work to support their answer, and how the teacher could be able to assign a score or give partial credit for the work that they drew. Upgraded users at The Answer Pad have two additional [...]

Using The Answer Pad Answer Sheets for Formative Assessment

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|

While the grading solution at The Answer Pad (TAP) is set up for summative assessments, it is an equally powerful formative assessment tool for teachers. There are many different forms of formative assessment. TAP covers formative assessment very efficiently and effectively with the Interactive student response system which can be [...]