There are a range of ways to gauge student feedback in your lessons. There are conventional methods such as holding up a number of fingers or traffic light cards. Here are five more sophisticated methods that can be done online. You will obviously need access to the internet – ideally one machine/device per student.
3. Socrative (You will need the socrative app installed on any mobile devices you are using)
If you are booking a class set of iPads or a computer room then have a go at using one of the above during your lesson. Maybe focus on planning a couple of hinge questions and use these to assess understanding at that crucial point in the lesson. Watch this short explanation of formative assessment by Dylan William and you will see how student feedback (using some of the above methods) can be so effective: