Socrative v Kahoot – A Comparison

Formative assessment through the means of digital technology has become very popular in recent times, and has been accentuated by the move to remote / blended learning in the Covid-19 context. Kahoot and Socrative are two of the most popular formative assessment applications. This blog post will look at the pros and cons of the two platforms, before recommending how each could be used in the classroom context. Kahoot! The…

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Socrative

​Socrative (http://www.socrative.com​) is a real-time response system that allows students to respond to questions seconds after they are posted by the teacher and will display the results for the teacher with the same rapidity. There are a number of points which make this an attractive piece of technology for education. Firstly, there is no need to create individual student accounts (or have them create any) to use Socrative– all that…

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Sherston Mega Deal

​Sherston Software (http://www.sherston.com) announced a mega deal offer to schools in the UK where they offered full site licenced versions of over 100 of their titles in a bundle deal during the summer for £999 excluding VAT for those who ordered before 18th July 2009. The offer has been extended until 31 October and is available to UK schools today for £1099. The good news for Irish schools is that…

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