Virtual Instruction: Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro

UPDATE 3/14/20: Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro is no longer offering free access due to the amount due to hundreds of thousands of students and teachers who went online yesterday morning, overhelming their system's capacity. Read Colin Bramm, CEO and Co-Founder of Showbie Inc., attached email statement here.


Socrative is a quiz-based, formative assessment tool with multiple features that can enrich teaching and learning. Socrative is currently offering free access to Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro. Below is Socrative's statement:

COVID-19 Response: Complimentary Socrative Pro & Showbie Pro for Schools Moving to Distance Learning

In light of the need for schools to consider distance learning in response to the Coronavirus threat, we are offering our applications to support continued education in your community.

For our Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro school and district customers

We are providing free additional licenses to cover all your staff and students on Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro through July 31, 2020.

For schools and districts that are not currently our customers

We are providing free access to Socrative Pro and Showbie Pro for all your teachers and students through July 31, 2020.

To take advantage of this opportunity, please have your school or district administrator in charge of your COVID-19 response plan, complete this application form. Our team will get back to you within one business day with setup instructions and next steps.

Showbie and Socrative form the essential tools to manage a distance learning classroom. Both applications are available cross-platform and are useful on home computers, tablets, iPads, or mobile phones.

Showbie is a real-time application for communication and feedback with key features to support distance learning, including:

  • Communication and chat
  • Parent access
  • Staff curriculum development and co-teaching
  • School oversight
  • Assignment and curriculum distribution
  • Verbal feedback through voice notes (works cross-platform)

Socrative enables distance learning through formative and summative assessment:

  • Deliver self paced, practice, check for understanding assessments
  • Unit testing and exams
  • Asynchronous and synchronous room modes
  • Socrative integrates with Showbie

We have set up distance learning resources on our product support sites to help guide you through the process of using Showbie & Socrative to support your distance learning response plan:

We're here to help you during this challenging time! If you have any questions, please reply to this message, and we'll respond as soon as possible.

Please stay safe and healthy,

The video below is an overview of Socrative and Socrative Pro.


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