7 Ways to Create and Deliver Online Quizzes Creating and delivering quizzes and tests online offers a number of advantages over paper-based quizzes and tests. Many online quiz services allow you to create quizzes that give your students instant feedback. Some of the services provide the option to include picture and video prompts in your quizzes. And all of these services save you the hassle of printing your quizzes. Here are seven ways that you can create and deliver quizzes online. Creaza What is Creaza? Creaza is a digital learning tool that enables students to work with different subjects and topics by creating mind maps, presentations, comic strips, movies, and audio productions. Creaza consists of four unique tools, which you can read more about by clicking on the links to the left. Creaza also contains hundreds of ready-made exercises related to different subjects, topics, and curricula.
New York Times Virtual Reality App: Free VR Experience It’s so exciting to add another powerful virtual reality app to the list of things you can do with Google Cardboard. If you haven’t played around with Google Cardboard it is a low-cost tool to turn your smartphone into a virtual reality viewfinder. The folks at the New York Times are embracing this tool as a way to tell stories and bring news content to life – and they’ve designed a fantastic virtual reality app. The totally free NYT VR app for iOS and Android devices let viewers experience the sights and sounds of places around the world. Right now the options include standing front and center at political rallies leading up to the Iowa Caucus or at a vigil for victims of the Paris terrorist attacks. Google Cardboard is a great option for schools with access to one (or many) smartphones.
Plickers - Clickers, Simplified A durable, matte-laminated version of ourstandard set is also available for sale on Amazon.com Plickers Card Tips & Frequently Asked Questions Q: Can I use the same card set for multiple classes? Tips to Craft Good Multiple-Choice Questions Assessments are an essential part of instruction. They are used by the instructor to test student’s understanding of the subject matter, to prompt learners to think more about course content before moving forward, and to identify the learning curve of the students in order to direct them towards remedial information (if required), in an online training. When it comes to designing assessments for online courses, multiple-choice questions are widely used because of their efficiency and rapidness. A trainer can easily test different stages of learning outcomes (recall, comprehension, application, analysis and synthesis) with the help of well-crafted MCQ’s. The following five tips may be helpful as a guideline for writing better MCQ’s for your elearning courses: Write short and clear stem
How to Add Questions for Students to YouTube Videos With the popularity of flipped classrooms showing no sign of waning, a new crop of web tools for teachers are emerging to help support instruction. In this post, I take a look at four ways that teachers can add questions to a YouTube video for their students to answer when watching a video at home or on their own. 1. Educanon.com CrazyTalk Animator 2 - 2D Animation Software & Cartoon Maker CrazyTalk Animator provides an exciting new approach to traditional 2D animation with innovative new tools that allow users to apply 3D motions to 2D characters. New powerful tools have opened new possibilities for freely editing 2D motions and viewing them from any angle with a single click. Combined with functional features like facial puppet and auto lip-sync, it has become the most creative software for 2D character animation.
Know Students Better: 17 Tools for Formative Assessment — Learning in Hand When teachers know their students well, they can build strong connections that lead to better learning. Knowing students’ interests, strengths, and weaknesses help teachers tailor learning experiences for their students. Formative assessment involves the teacher collecting information about what students know, don’t know, and want to learn. This information takes many forms, including observations, exit tickets, discussions, games, and quizzes. Fantastic Formative Assessment Tools that Give Great Feedback Formative assessments are an important way to meet our students' learning needs. When we can see what our students know (or don't know) we can better adjust our teaching to meet them right at their level. Beyond giving feedback, the best formative assessments help students recognize and value the process of learning, not just the outcomes. These reflective, metacognitive moments can foster kids' genuine excitement, engagement, and lifelong learning. There are lots of digital -- and non-digital -- formative assessment methods that teachers can employ. At times, something as simple as a show of hands, or a physical "thumbs up; thumbs sideways; thumbs down" poll can be just the right thing.
‘Oh no, not another test’!! – How to Engage and Evaluate? Ask any school-kid, the consensus sways towards a general apathy towards exams and tests. But moving on from our school days, do we really look forward to assessments in corporate learning as well? If our assessments are immersive and successfully capture learner-interest – Then, yes, your learners too can look forward to assessments. Here are a few innovative ways of assessing your learners, carving a path for not just recall – but actual application of knowledge gathered. Ask the right question
5 Tools to Create and Administer Quizzes Online Other than attending staff meetings, writing and grading quizzes might be the least enjoyable part of teaching. Fortunately, there are some tools that can make the process a little bit easier. Here are five tools teachers can use to create and administer quizzes online. There are many other quiz and survey tools on the web, but not all of them provide the option to see quiz takers' results.
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