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Jan Rihak
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Immediate feedback for more motivated students and critical thinkers

Classtime

location_on Switzerland
Classtime is a solution for teachers that complements in-class teaching with immediate feedback on every student’s level of understanding by asking questions and validating answers. Our Collaborative Challenges furthermore enable a teacher to create a narrative around his or her lesson plan that motivates students to work together towards a common goal.
Cristina H., teacher
Classtime is a lifesaver. I love the fact that I have the opportunity to create assessments, lessons and fun activities for my students in a reasonable amount of time. It's easy and student friendly

Cristina H., teacher

Overview

HundrED has selected this innovation to

Formative Assessment: Improving Learning for Every Child

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Innovation Overview

TEACHERS
Target Group
10 000 000
Children/Users
86
Countries
2017
Established
For-profit
Organisation
6 279
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Updated on June 28th, 2022
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Why did you create this innovation?

The classroom experience is core to the education path of every child, yet classroom learning delivers massively below potential. In many classrooms we observe kids are not engaged enough, not everybody participates, learning is not actively applied. We believe that technology can play a strong role in addressing these issues, by introducing fun yet competency oriented formative assessments.

How does your innovation work in practice?

Teachers create their own questions, collaborate on question banks, or import public or curated question banks from other teachers or publishers. They activate question sets tailored to their curriculum as sessions for the students. Sessions can come in various forms, e.g., classic formative assessments, pre-knowledge checks, exit tickets, homework, self-study or autonomous learning, digital exams, and more exotic use cases like collaborative games, digital escape rooms, sessions fostering discussion and debate, journaling, etc. Students then solve the sessions on their own devices or on a shared device. The results are generated in real-time and can be made available to the students. Teachers obtain a diagnostic on the learning progress of students in real time and can adapt their teaching to the level of understanding of the class.

How has it been spreading?

Classtime has reached 10,000,000 students and registered 170,000 teachers across more than 50 countries so far. The goals for the next 2 to 3 years include further improving the product by incorporating more detailed feedback (rubrics, more possibilities of free text), building content partnerships, and continuing to scale up, implementing the solution to numerous federal states in Germany, districts in the US, deepening the reach in Europe and other countries.

If I want to try it, what should I do?

Go to www.classtime.com, sign-up as a teacher, check out the onboarding videos (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsJ4OXOHAbQ&list=PLiV2fvk3BKHXuqS0fcVuMULSoAAayzx72) or the help-center (https://help.classtime.com/en/). Thanks!!

Research

HundrED Academy Review

By offering immediate feedback and making learning visible, Classtime can complement both traditional and online teaching. The tool is carefully designed to enable teachers to administer various types of assessments and monitor progress.

- HundrED Academy Member

This innovation provides the teacher an easy tool for formative assessment. It has a user-friendly access to ready-made materials as well as an easy way to create your own questions. The teacher can follow the students' performance in real-time.

- HundrED Academy Member
IMPACT & SCALABILITY
Classtime is an interactive and easy-to-use assessment innovation in which teachers can track student progress through quizzes, games and other tasks. Students have access to their learner profile, where they can review their own results organised into formative assessment sessions. The Collaborative Challenges increase in-class interaction between students and teachers and promote the development
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Achievements & Awards

June 2022
Formative Assessment: Improving Learning for Every Child
September 2020
Education Alliance Finland Certified 2020
May 2019
1000 views
October 2017
Innovation page created on HundrED.org
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Steps

Inspired to implement this? Here's how...

01
Start a Session from your Library
The Library is where you can create, edit and manage all of your Questions into Question Sets.
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Simulate a real Session
See how it would look like before you apply Classtime in a real-life, class setting!
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