Promethean To Ship Student Response Tool
Education technology developer Promethean said it will ship a new component to its Activclassroom suite in December 2007: Activexpression. Activclassroom is a suite of tools for classroom learning that includes instructional tools, assessment solutions, and various other resources for teachers and students.
The upcoming Activexpression, which was previewed at the NECC show late last month, is a student response tool that allows users to create quizzes and polls on the fly using a variety of response types, including multiple choice, true/false, Y/N, multiple response, put in order, gap fill words, Likert scales, confidence checking, and alphanumeric.
The device, according to Promethean, is also designed with students in mind, from its cell phone shape to its one-click response capabilities for quizzes, polls, etc. It also includes a large display, hot keys, and anonymous response capabilities.
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