CategoryTools: Classroom

(Formative) Assessments Tools 5 (1)


In all educational contexts fair assessment is at the very heart of the contract between the student, the instructor and the institution; it’s supposed to allow both students and instructors to evaluate student’s concurrent standing in a particular subject matter in relation to particular institutional parameters. All parties involved accordingly rightfully expect assessment to be immanently objective, transparent, and thereby comprehensive.


Jamboard 0 (0)


Initially Jamboard was a piece of hardware, an interactive whiteboard, essentially a huge touchscreen on a stand that collaborators could log onto via a dedicated app. Since its inception in 2017, the Jamboard app now may also stand alone, i.e. collaborators may directly connect and work with each other without the hardware.


Miro 0 (0)


Miro is an online collaborative whiteboard platform to enable teams working together by means of a very pleasing visual interface. Miro focuses on real-time collaborative work on canvases with different templates: diagrams, mind maps, workflow board, etc. Each board is “infinite”, thus can keep lots of stuff in different forms (digital sticky notes, minutes, sketches, images, charts etc.).


Zoom 0 (0)


Zoom is a software that offers remote conferencing services combining video conferencing, audio conferencing, online meetings, chats, and mobile collaboration for up to 500 participants (only in paid-for plans). Additionally, it offers a host of supplementing functions that make it possible – with fairly little practice – to host classes almost as if on campus. The most useful such functions for classes are




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