WMDT.com reports that third graders at North Salisbury Elementary school in Maryland are excited to be taking pop quizzes using the computer-based system, Turning Point. The system allows teachers to make both interactive lessons and tests, allowing for real-time assessment. After administering a lesson, teachers instruct their students to take a test using remote control responders. Students read the question, then point and click on their answer. Following the test, a computer immediately tabulates the answers and assigns the grades. Because Turning Point makes testing more like a video game, it engages students and makes testing less of a headache. Board of Education Technology Coach Chris Cuppett likes the system because: “The teachers can look back at the data and see which kids are struggling.” …