Although I use a lot of technology in my classroom, I only recently started learning about Google Forms. My plan for next year is to use Google Forms for Formative Assessments in Math 8.

To practice creating and using Google Forms, I decided to use my Math Support students as "guinea pigs". For my first experience with Google Forms I created a Teacher Report Card, an End of the Year Math Reflection for the Students and an iPad App Reflection.

I loved reading my students responses. It was nice to have validation for all of my hard work. And it was so awesome to see that I had helped so many of my students change their mindsets about learning and about math. :o)

Here are some of the Google Form questions and some of the student responses from the End of the Year Math Support Reflection.

__Do you feel that you were successful in Math Support this year? Why or Why Not?__
I think I was successful because I got a
good grade and I didn't get in trouble or bother the teacher. I did do my best
and I never gave up.

Yes I do because math support helped me
understand many concepts better in math8.

Yes, I feel that I was successful in math
support this year because if I wasn't successful then math 8 would've been
harder.

Yes because when I first enter school I
wouldn't understand stand anything but now I am in math support I don’t have
trouble of anything.

Yes because I got all the practice that I
needed to be successful next year.

Yes I do fell successful in math support
because on the way you've teached me I fell confident that I did good on the
CAASPP

I think that I am successful in math support
because I try on all of my work.

Yes I do feel I was successful in math
support because in the beginning I didn't know anything and now I understand
most of the concepts we have learned in math 8 all thanks to my math support
teacher.

Yes because I learned a lot of math. And I'm
sure that I'll succeed at the high school.

Yes because is helped me understand the math
8 concepts better

I do feel that I was successful in math
support this year because my grade was never lower than a C and because I got a
lot of stars..

I feel I was somewhat successful because at
the beginning of the year I would think this class was too hard and I would
give up but then a friend was doing good and i want to be like him so started
to care and It was easy from there.

I think I got better at math than I was in
the beginning of the year because now I understand the math 8 concepts more.

Yes , I truly feel like math support has
helped me understand math so much better. And be able to be successful in math
than ever.

Yes because I really don't understand math
but once I get into here and ask for help I understand quickly.

Yes. Because my math support teacher
explained to me the math concepts I struggled on.

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__What did you like the best about Math Support this year?__

I liked the challenging problems because
they were fun

What I like the most from math support this
year was that you helped us a lot

I like that we use our iPad because I never
have done this in my old school and I thought it was pretty cool. I also like
the teacher because she explains everything very well and helps me if I
struggle.

It helped me understand math 8 concepts
better

What I like was the problems that we did in
showbie but it was kind of hard. They were hard but I learn more about them.

The thing I liked about math support is the
math support teacher because she helped me when I didn't understand the
concept.

What I liked the best was being able to use
the IPads the whole year .

Something I liked the best about math
support was all of it

The thing I liked the best was using many
apps that could help us understand concept way better.

That we would do fun and helpful assignments.

What I liked most about this year was using
the iPad and doing work on it that help me learn more math.

What I liked about math support this year
was that I got extra help and it helped me understand the math concepts better.

The thing I liked best in math support was
using the iPads and also have assignments that help you understand the concept
better.

The thing that I liked about math support
this year was working on the ipad and doing math problems on them.

I like best it because it different than all
of my other classes and in math support we use iPads.

In math support , what I liked the best was the
rockstar competition because it really helped me in my math concepts and
earning stars motivated me more to get the answers right .

What I liked the best was how my teacher was
trying to help us get better on understanding the assignments we did this year.

When we did the letters to ourselves. Also the good practice
we'd always received. That helped us all understand the concepts better.

What I liked the most of math support this
year was using the iPads because it was good practice.

What I liked about my math support teacher
this year was that my teacher was organized.

I liked that the teacher never gave up on
her class

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__How did using iPads in Math Support help you be successful in Math 8
this year?__

It help because it a great tool and showbie
was a good app.

It helped me be successful because when I didn't
really understand a concept I would use the iPad and it would all make sense
and also because I would be in a group and that would really help me a lot.

It challenged you with harder problems and
made it easier to learn

Using the iPads helped me because we went on
many different apps that helped me.

It was fun and we were learning at the same
time

It had more practice problems and I
understand the concepts more.

The iPad's helped me because all the apps we
had to help us understand all the assignments we did this year.

By helping me out. Have assignments. Giving
me math questions. And by helping me pick up my grades.

It was easy and a cool way to do work a
different way instead of using papers and the apps helped a lot.

It helped me because it had so many different
assignments to do that they helped me learn math.

It helped me by better making me understand math
concepts,

They helped me be successful because it gave
me problems that help me better understand the concepts.

The iPads in the math support class helped
use be more successful in math 8 year because it helped us learned more.

The ipads helped me be better in math 8
because it was a easier way to learn faster with using apps.

The way using iPads in math support help me
this year was that is help me be prepared for the test.

Using iPads in math support helped me in
math 8 this year to be more successful because most of us students like
electronics and using iPads in class gets us engaged in math by using iPads .

Using the iPads has helped me be successful
in math 8 because we get lots of practice on the concepts we learn.

Using the ipads make you want to learn more
math.

The iPads in math support helped me to be
successful by doing blast from the past everyday.

It helped me be more successful because you
were able to do work and do different assignments that were fun.

The ipads helped me be successful because we
got a lot of practice problems on the Ipad.

The ipads help me in math because every app
we used would help us understand the concepts better.

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__What is something you accomplished in Math Support this year that you
are proud of?__

I accomplished my work and I'm proud of it
and I am also proud of my teacher .

That we learn many things from the work that
gave us to practice math 8 concepts.

What I am proud is getting help with the
math 8 concepts that I didn’t understand.

Something I accomplished this year was getting
all the help I needed to be successful in math.

What I was proud of the work that I did
everyday in math support.

I am proud of learning more about math this
year more than any other year.

Something that I accomplished this year is
that I got to learn a lot of things about math that I didn’t know.

I accomplished to learn every concept I was
stuck on because I didn’t give up.

I am proud of, well being focused more in
math , and actually trying my best. And wanting to learn.

Something I accomplished in math support
this year that I am proud of is passing this class and getting more help in
math. I am proud of that because passing this class means I can promote and
getting more help in math makes me proud because this year I got double the
help in math.

What I accomplished in math support this
year and I'm proud of is that I never got a low grade and I got 100% on some assignments
and I got 100 points on school 21 and got many rockstars.

Something I accomplish is understanding the
math 8 concepts better.

Something I accomplished this year in math
support and that I'm proud of is actually doing my work and learning a lot
about what we did in math 8 the whole
year.

I didnt fail in math because math support
helped me.

I learned more math concepts so I can
remember for high school and be successful.

Something I accomplished this year in math
support and proud of is that I'm getting better it math then I was in the
beginning of the year.

I accomplished learning more and
understanding math more than I used to before.

Something I accomplished in math support
this year is to understand more than what I did in the beginning of the year. Now
I understand more about math than what I did last year.

Something that I accomplished that I am
proud of is doing my work because It prepared me for the tests and it was good
practice.

I accomplished taking advantage of math
support to do better In my benchmarks and passing math 8 and understanding math
better than before.

The one thing that I accomplished was when I
got my first star because I was having a hard time getting mastery. Then I
finally understand it and got my first star.

I got better at the math that I thought that
was hard to do before.

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__What are the three most important things you learned this year in Math
Support this year?__

The three things that I learned this year
was a lot of new concepts that I never heard of. Another one is the posters
that she put up on the wall. Last was learning a lot with my group members.

-Be prepare -Be precise –Behave.

Three of the most important things I have
learned this year was to always use your notes, ask for help when you need it, and
to always study before a test.

I learned many things. I even learned to
never give up that we have to embrace learning math through struggle.

The three most important things I learned
this year were how to work hard for tests, how to take care of an IPad and to
work through my struggles and not give up.

What I learned in math support was how to
stay organized, how to work hard and to show respect.

The 3 important things I learned this year
were to pay attention, don't mess around, and don't mess up in school.

~Math ~Work hard ~keep trying

That we have to be precise, to never give up
, and to use the iPads properly.

The most important things that I learned
this year is I can reach my goals by not giving up and persevering.

To be precise. To check if my answer make
sense. Also to try my hardest to persevere.

- Always ask for help when stuck. - Work
hard. - NEVER give up.

Everything I learned in this class is
something that is important to me and will never forget.

That I should be precise and never give up,
and also to explain how I got the answer.

To try my best, to believe in myself and to
work hard and make myself proud.

The 3 things I learn this year was that if
you try you will get where you want to . The second one was that you got to pay
attention and study to get good grade in math. And the third one was that
learning is not easy and not to give up.

The three most important things I learned in
math support this year is to always use your notes. Another thing that's
important is to show your work. The last important thing is if you need help to
ask questions.

To be successful never give up. Be precise.
And work hard.

I think that the most important am things I
learned is to be precise, don't take shortcuts, and not to go fast.

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__What advice would you give students who will be in this Math class next
year?__

You will have fun but it's hard after a
while BRING YOUR NOTES they will help you a lot.

Always try your best because it is very
important for your future.

To work hard and never ever give your hopes
up. You can do it.

Some advice I would give the kids is do good
in this class don't mess around do what you are supposed to and always follow
directions.

The advice I would give students who will be
in math support is that the teacher is very organized. She also always wants
you to be prepared for when you take a test and she doesn't like it when you
take short cuts also she always wants you to show your work because it's not
about the correct answer it's about understanding the concept.

I would tell them be ready for a challenge
and she makes you work hard.

The advice that I would give the students is
to behave and not to mess around.

Don't get the teacher mad. Work hard. Ask
questions if you need help.

Pay attention, persevere through struggle
and follow the rules.

Try. Try really hard. Because having math
support may sound stupid but it truly does help you out a lot.

To not mess around and do good and your
teacher will be nice to you and let you do fun things like listen to music.

To try hard and don't give up. Always do
your best and DONT GET THE TEACHER MAD.

That keep doing work in math support because
it's extra help. Don’t be a time passer.

The advice I would give is to really focus
in class and math will be really easy because when I started paying attention and
working hard it started to be really easy.

That they should behave and listen so they
don't do the same mistakes like I did.

Be good.! Don't ever disrespectful.! To
always try..!! Never give up in her class because she'll do her best to help
you understand!

That to keep trying on assignments that you
don't understand because it will help you.

That you are lucky to be in this class
because she is a very good teacher and will help you succeed.

To not get the teacher mad and to use the
iPads properly and to not waste time.

Don't just do whatever. Listen clearly and
try your best. Don't mess around. To learn you can’t give up.

Always do your best and don't annoy the
teacher. Act like an eighth grader.

My advice for them is that they need to
always be precise they need to be prepared to learn.

That they are going to have a good teacher
and you will learn a lot.

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__Is there anything that you would like your teacher to know?__

I would like my teacher to know that I am
thankful for all the help she has given in math 8 and math support.

Thanks for helping me understand more about
math.

Thank you for always helping me.

I would like to let her know that she is a
good teacher.

Thanks for being a cool teacher I like this
class and the notes help me and thanks for caring about us and doing all the
work you do for us to learn.

She's the best!! She's an amazing
teacher..!!

You are a very good teacher and helped me
succeed. Thank You.

I would like my teacher to know that she
helped me a lot on the concepts I struggled on.

That she was the best math teacher in the
8th grade.

That she does a good job at teaching us and
I want to thank her for everything that she has done for us and caring about us
and our learning.

That she taught us good and that she a great
math support teacher.

Something I want to tell her is thank you
for helping me thank you for everything.

I want her to know that she's the best math
teacher ever.

I would like my teacher to know that
everything she did was perfect and amazing and that I thank her for the hard
work she has done in all of the years she has been teaching.

That she's awesome
and I couldn’t ask for a better teacher. I love her and she's funny at times.

That she has been a
great teacher ! She helped me out a lot .! And she helped me pick up my grades
and I'm thankful for that!

That she was a good
math support teacher and she taught us well.

I would like you to
know that by far you are the best 8th grade math teacher, You always encourage
student to try their best and to always persevere.

That she is an
excellent teacher.

I would like her
know that thank you for helping me with all of my work and you are the reason
why I passed all my tests in math this year because of your help.

If anything i would
like to say thanks for always helping me when I struggled. Although she'd get
mad sometimes she's helped me so much. Math is honestly one of those concept
I've struggled on my entire school years but this year, she made math seem
simple and easier than I've always thought and I'm thankful.

Yes and something I
want my teacher to know is that thank you for helping me in math 8 and math
support you teached me a lot and I'm very thank full for the things you done
for me. THANK YOU

I would like my
math support teacher to know that she was a good help through the school year.

Thanks for working
so hard on getting us to learn and teaching us and thanks for giving up your
time to help us.

I just want to
thank her for making me become a better math student and for teaching well as a
teacher. I want to let her know that she did her job in teaching us and I also
want to thank her for never letting me give up in math.

You we're a great
math support teacher you and helped me through all the hard problems.

Be a good teacher
next year and even if they are annoying PERSEVERE THROUGH STRUGGLE.

I would like to say
to my teacher that she's a good teacher and teaches great and understandable
she help and makes you learn by struggling the first time.

I would like my
teacher to know that I am thankful for your help and having us persevere
through our struggle. I would also want my teacher to know that all the
concepts were easier because she made them a whole lot easier to understand.

Just that she
teaches us really good and helps me understand a lot. She helps other when you
need the help and gives up lots of practice on the concepts from math 8. I am
thankful for having her this half year and for caring for us.

Here are some of the Google Form questions and some of the student responses from the iPad Apps Reflection. :o)

__What did you like the MOST about Showbie?__
I like the blast from the past warm ups or
the concept we get to start the class.

I get to write and type on the page when we
do an assignment. And you could type comments.

I liked that we reviewed about the concepts
a lot and it help me better understand the concept and problem.

It teached me a lot of things that the
teacher put in it.

The assignments because they were
understandable.

Something that I liked about showbie is that
the assignments that we do can help me understand the concept that I am having
trouble with.

That it's understandable and easy to use.

Showbie gave good directions in the
assignments every day.

What I like I the most about showbie is the
assignments we get on it.

I liked practicing and trying the hard
problems so I can learn.

What I liked the most from showbie is that
we would do assignments. and that when you would be able to change the colors
and write on the assignment.

I liked Showbies blast from the past it is
challenging problems but I get more practice and understand the concept better.

I liked the app because it was a good app to
use to help you learn more math.

I liked that the teacher would correct my
work and leave me comments.

What I liked about showbie was that they had
color coding thing so it would help us learn.

Getting the link to on to school21 for the
“Rockstar” Competition and getting stars because they make me happy .

What I liked was that it was helpful and
organized and told us what to do for the assignment.

What I like the most about showbie to be
honest I like the assignments in showbie and I really learn a lot thank you
showbie.

I like showbie because it's a great app just
like you teacher.

What I liked most about showbie was that it
was organized and had good directions.

Showbie is great because it tells you what
you are going to do like when my teacher tells me do your work I could go to
Showbie and see what I have to do for the day.

What I liked the most about showbie is that
you could write on the page you had do for an assignment.

Something I liked about showbie was the blast
from the past review warmup on showbie .

I liked that we would always do a blast from
the past because it would help us the concepts we learn.

I like Showbie because the work that was on
it really helped me learn math 8 concepts better.

I like how showbie is organized and easy to
use.

Showbie is great because we have all of our
daily assignments on there.

What I liked about showbie is that you get
good assignments from the teacher because she wants us to learn.

What I like the most about showbie is that
there's different colors to write with and you can zoom in a lot if you can't
see the problem.

I liked getting help on showbie by leaving
comments and my teacher would leave comments back.

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__What did you like the MOST about
Socrative?__

I like the work we do on there.

I like how it gives you step by step
instructions for the math concept. It helped me learn more.

What I liked the most about socrative was
knowing if you got it right.

What I liked most from Socrative was the problems
you copied on line paper and color coded to learn.

On Socrative I liked the space race and the
challenging problems because It was fun.

I liked the problems the teacher made that
really helped me learn.

What I liked about socrative was when you
get practice problems to learn more math.

What I liked most about Socrative is when
the problems would help us or lead us step by step.

That you could know when you get an answer
correct or not correct. And you could find your mistake.

The cool assignments that helped us for
tests.

What I liked the most about socrative is
that it explains step by step on what to do for each problem.

Something I liked about Socrative was the
challenge it gave me when doing math problems.

I liked that it was easy to log in and it
didn't take much time.

What I liked about socrative is you get to
do math problems and you could to space race.

I liked the many problems and challenging questions
it gave me that my teacher made.

It was fun to do math on it. I liked
learning math when we used socrative.

What I like about socrative was when we colorcode
the problem on line paper that's what I like about socrative .

What I like about socrative was that it
would give us the problem and it would tell us after we put in our answer it it
was correct.

The thing I most like about socrative is
that it would tell you if you're right or wrong and it would gave you the
answer and I could ask for help to find my mistake.

I liked that Socrative was easy to use .

I like everything about socrative because it
is a good app, the most thing I like is you can check your score.

The practice problems. It help me in math 8
because sometimes some of the concepts is confusing and I struggle on them.
Socrative helped me.

I liked that we got practice problems on
socrative to do better in math 8.

I liked that we reviewed about the math concept
and it helped me better understand everything.

The tasks in Socrative gave good directions
and helped me understand the problems.

When we practice problems while using the
white boards or using lined paper.

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__What did you like the MOST about
Tenmarks?__

I liked that I got a lot of math help.

I like that at the end it tells you your
score and tells you how much you got right.

It has cool assignments that were hard.

I liked everything because I like that it
helps us out with sbac questions.

What I liked the most tenmarks was the app
because it helped me a lot in math 8.

I like Tenmarks because you get to learn new
things and the questions were hard.

It's gives u a second chance when you finish
an assignment and you could improve your score.

I liked that it has a lot of problems that
were different and hard.

What I liked most about Tenmarks is that at
the end it would tell you what questions you got wrong and it would let you go
back and correct them and try again.

Tenmarks helped me the most on learning new math
concepts that were hard.

The thing I most like about tenmarks is that
is that it would show you the correct answer if you get it wrong and you could
do it again to get a different score.

It gives you second chances to help you learn
your mistakes and get a higher score.

It had more challenging problems to work on
then other apps.

Something I liked the most was that you
would get a star if you would reach the points it asked you.

I like how the problems are on there because
they were like the sbac test we took.

That it gave an extra chance and give us
hints to help us learn.

I like tenmarks because it was a fun app and
the problems were hard.

What I liked the most about tenmarks is that
it gives us hard concepts about math for us to solve.

Something I liked the most about Tenmarks
was when it gave me a challenge and math was hard.

The most i like form temarks was the good
questions that we could practice at home.

What I like about ten,arks the most is the
practice problems because it help me in math 8.

What I liked the most about tenmarks is
going on it from home to practice.

Tenmarks was challenging and hard but it
helped me.

The practice problems because they teach you
how to do it and gave you hints.

What I like about Tenmarks is that is
helpful ,it help me learn a lot about math it help me in the past days some of the
questions were hard but that teach me how math get hard and how it will be next
year.

Something that I liked is that it tell me
the answers I got right and the points I had and I could get another chance.

Here are the links to my Google Forms Template if you would like to use them. Feel free to copy into your Google Drive and modify and use. :o)

Google forms are awesome for this type of assessment. Do you use the program called IXL? I am a middle school special education teacher and I teach math as well. Math is tricky sometimes with technology, but there are many things you can do as long as you find the time to play around a bit. Have you used QR codes with the ipad?

ReplyDeleteI just started using Google Forms... So far I love them.... I have not used QR codes... I don't let the students have access to the camera.... :o(

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