Digital Exit Tickets are Easy With This Great New Tool
Exit tickets are a well-known tool for gauging comprehension, or as a strategy for formativeassessment. Traditionally done at the end of class, on a piece of paper, teachers gather oneor two answers from students to see who grasped a concept, and to flag any difficultiesstudents may be having. With an increase in remote learning and concerns around spreading illness by passingaround pieces of paper, strategies like paper exit tickets are no longer a viable option. Sohow can we adapt this practice for the new education landscape? Digital exit tickets providean answer.Digital exit tickets Digital exit ticket tools like Loop make it easy to share questions with students and collectresponses. Some handy features include: Save your favourite questions to re-use laterMake use of different response types – text answers, number scales, emoji reactionsor multiple choiceSchedule questions in advance to reduce your workload Make use of dashboards – review all your students' responses in one spot withouthaving to sort through bits of paperWellbeing and the learning environmentExit tickets don’t just need to be about comprehension. Now more than ever, a safe space toask students how they are feeling in their learning environment, or to pulse check wellbeingis equally as important. When you ask questions about wellbeing, remember that each response is important to thestudent, and students are sharing how they are feeling in that moment. Take the time torespond, but resist the urge to problem solve (at least in the short term). Generatingunderstanding over time will help you understand what action to take. 9 great digital exit ticket questionsHere’s some suggested questions to get started, some of which are from Loop’s questionlibrary, in the free teacher account. Content Comprehension1. Explain x concept in a tweet (180 characters)2. What is one thing you would like me to explain more clearly?3. How did the x activity we did today help you understand the content?Learning Environment 1. What’s one change we could make to our learning environment to help you learnbetter?1. What’s one thing you would like me to Start/Stop/Continue doing in our virtual class?1. Do you feel safe and comfortable in your learning environment?Wellbeing 1. How are you feeling about accessing resources online?1. What is one thing you are grateful for today?1. When do you feel challenged and supported?Please note this is a sponsored post.