Chart & record the interaction of students or colleagues to measure and graphically illustrate levels and types of participation. The instant analytics & animated playback at multiple speeds will help spur discussion and engage everyone in deeper reflection!
Effortlessly trace and assess your students' interaction, performance, & involvement! Classroom discussions, meeting debriefs, & post-observations will never be the same again!
With Equity Maps, you can promote wider collaboration, engage students, and nurture reflection of teachers & students alike.
REFLECTIVE DATA AT YOUR FINGERTIPS:
Simply tap on the participants icons when they speak & Equity Maps will do the rest by visually charting the interactions & calculating levels of participation for your group or class.
Playback the diagram of interactions among participants in real time or in fast forward mode at various speeds.
Use the record audio function & access selectable playback of individual participants to review your class or meetingpowerful for taking audio notes, or for reflecting on the dialogue of the group.
Track the nature of each participants' contributions with CheckNotes, available in the Premium version--gain access to 17 templates or create your own.
The Feedback Frames provide key statistics for teachers, students or group members:
-Display statistics of total time & frequency spoken for all participants.
-Measure involvement based on gender within the class or group.
-View statistics of shared time & involvement.
-Premium Version - Access CheckNotes
-Premium Version - Export the data to a CSV file to track over time
FEATURES: STANDARD -
Quickly set-up your class or meeting, up to 20 participants
Customize the class layout in class mode circles or semicircles.
View Feedback frames & playback the map
Select from a variety of table arrangements.
Save classes & groups for easy access.
PREMIUM - Available with In-App purchase to activate the following features:
Expanded number of participants, up to 40
CheckNote feature to track the nature of participants' contributions
Access to 17 CheckNote Templates / create custom templates too!
Expanded data in the Feedback Frames
NEW! Export data to CSV files to track data over time
Access to all future premium updates through at least v3.0
In the works for the next update...Add custom tables!
Enhance your Socratic Seminars, Literature Circles, group discussions, Harkness(*) discussions, or full classroom discussions.
Monitor & assess Common Core Speaking and Listening Standards, ATL, or seminar criteria.
Promote student involvement & self-reflection.
Easily assess student participation.
FACILITATORS & GROUP LEADERS:
Encourage deeper reflection of your groups goals, norms & processes.
Equity Maps is ideal for your collaborative work:
- Critical Friends Group coaches & facilitators (CFG work)
- Professional Learning Communities (PLCs)
ADMINISTRATORS & INSTRUCTIONAL COACHES:
Provide teachers with a visual perspective of their classroom instruction like theyve never seen before!
Revitalize reflective practices for teachers, present objective data to improve the scope & reduce anxiety of post-observation meetings.
Make your classroom observations truly more meaningful & reflective.
Gather objective data & access the Feedback Frames for deeper discussions about instructional practices, student involvement & classroom equity.
At Equity Maps we believe that true collaboration is possible only when diverse groups of people come together in dialogue to inquire, create, problem solve, & innovate!
EquityMaps is a registered trademark at the USPTO.
*EquityMaps has been developed completely independent of Phillips Exeter Academy & is not affiliated in any way with the academy.
Critical Friends Group is a registered trademark of the National School Reform Faculty (NSRF)