Finding the game-like challenge!* *With minimal preparation involved… Following a recent Friday workshop on teaching teenagers, in which, amongst other things, we discussed the difference between playing games for the sake of playing games and adding a game-like challenge into the activities we do in class, I have been thinking about different ways we can do this, without spending heaps of extra time on preparation. Here are some of the ideas I’ve come up with: 1. Board it and collaborate
Connect Fours - A Fun, New Review Game from @RusselTarr My friend Russel Tarr, who recently took me to a party with Sophie Ellis-Bextor, sent me Twitter DM earlier today about his new review game called Connect Fours. Connect Fours is based on the concept of the connect wall in the BBC gameshow Only Connect. The idea is that you have to create four sets of four related terms from sixteen terms displayed on the board. Charles Kelly's Quiz Generator / Quiz Maker / Quiz Creator / Quiz Builder / Quiz Writer / Quiz Producer What does this page do? From this page you can generate a quiz that can be printed to paper or put online in various formats. How do I generate a quiz? For best results, read all of the steps below before trying to generate a quiz. Step 1: Type the quiz data in your word processor or text editor. Read the the "about" page to find out how to format the data.
10 Word Cloud Generators You Have Probably Never Tried A few days back, we looked at five great ways to incorporate word cloud generators into your classroom. There are obviously many more uses out there for them – but that is a discussion for another post. We’ve mentioned most of these before – in a post from way back when – so I won’t go into too much detail about each individual one, but we’ve added a few notable ones to the list.
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Here Is A Great Alternative to Google Forms July 27, 2015 For those of you looking for a good alternative to Google Forms, JotForm is a great tool to start with. It allows you to easily create beautiful forms that you can share with others or embed in your class website or blog. It also provides a wide variety of themes and ready-made templates to utilize when building your forms. You can choose from over 2000 form templates that will help you jump start with your forms. The theme store features over 10 great looking themes and if you want to add your personal touch to the forms you create, JotForm is highlight customizable. JotForm has an easy to use form designer.
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Class Quiz Games with Quizizz (an Alternative to Kahoot) I love hosting classroom quiz games. They can be great for formative assessment as can be a great way to help students review before a test. You’ve probably used (or at least heard of) the multiplayer gaming website Kahoot. There’s a lot to like about Kahoot: it’s free, works in web browers on tablets, computers, and smartphones, and you input your questions (or copy a pre-made quiz from their library). Quizizz is an alternative to Kahoot, and there’s also a lot for educators to like. 12 Free Online Quiz Makers to Create Online Quizzes I often receive a lot of questions about how to make online quizzes for free. Here is a collection of 12 free online quiz making applications I collect after days’ collection. These apps will help you make quizzes for online use for free. Do you know of any other free online quiz makers that can be helpful?
5 Great YouTube Channels for Teachers We are kicking off the month’s series of techy posts with this great one by a guest blogger who writes about YouTube channels you will want to have at your fingertips. Enjoy! ~EMP Synonym Card Game There are 30 pairs of synonyms here (for a total of 60 cards) that can be used to play the games Fish and Memory. Students have to find the synonym card to the one that they have. The synonym pairs covered here are: large/big, tiny/small, noisy/loud, silent/quiet, quick/fast, sick/ill, leap/jump, push/shove, pull/tug, sprint/run, afraid/scared, spooky/scary, cold/chilly, home/house, rock/stone, garbage/trash, rug/carpet, kid/child, clever/smart, happy/glad, street/road, and throw/toss.