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7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms

7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect For Classrooms
Whether you want to have students turn in homework via an online form or simply take a quiz or test, online quiz tools are critical to having a connected classroom. Most tools are free, all are robust, and they’re quite easy to use. What could be better than that? You can use any of these below tools to get feedback from parents, students, colleagues, and more. Below is simply an introduction to each tool in case you aren’t familiar with it so be sure to dive into any that interest you and give them a try in the classroom! Quizlet Quizlet A free and popular online quiz tool, Quizlet lets you easily build – you guessed it – quizzes. Yacapaca You’re going to love the mascot of Yacapaca . Quia Quia Similar to Yacapaca, Quia has a dedicated student sign-on that’s managed by teachers. Google Forms Google Forms You can’t do a post on the best online quiz tools without mentioning Google Docs / Drive / Forms (or whatever it’s called these days). ProProfs ProProfs Here’s one to watch. Quiz ME Online Related:  Test_Quiz

Games in the English language classroom Learn About EnglishCentral Teaching English Magazine Read The Latest Newsletter Digital Downloads TESOL Certificate Supporter Games in the English language classroom Games are wonderful to use in our classrooms, a must. See below, many of the well researched reasons we should be using them in our teaching. Nowadays, with online resources and resource sharing, there is no longer any excuse for not using games. Here are a few of the games related resources and pages you'll find here on EFL Classroom 2.0. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 100 games for children 10. Views: 2032 Tags: efl20, games, gaming, list, resources Like 0 members like this Share Twitter Facebook Add a Remark Welcome! Join EFL CLASSROOM 2.0 Welcome toEFL CLASSROOM 2.0 JOIN NOWor Sign In Or sign in with: Study Music 35,000+ Happy Members Supporter View All Get In Touch Music Photos ELT Interviews Jeremy Harmer in Turkey: ELT changes Ken Wilson: 10 quotes that will make you think Stephen Krashen Saima Ali – Teacher of ESOL More… Mr Gary's EFL Classroom

Google Forms: Create a Quiz or Test from a Question Bank 5 Questions To Ask Before Using Tablets In School Tablets are not for everyone. Most people are perfectly capable of making it through the day checking email, reading, and watching videos on their smartphone until they can make it home to their laptop. That being said, tablets were sent from on high for student life. They’re cheaper and easier to transport than laptops, yet they’re more substantial and full-featured than smartphones. Schools and colleges all over the country have taken note of tablets’ potential for enhancing the educational experience and many have begun to provide them for students. If your school has stiffed you but you still want a tablet, here’s a snapshot courtesy of our content partners at Online Degrees of what the market looks like right now for academic users. How Much Does Price Matter? High school and younger students may have a bit more (of their parents’) money to work with when it comes to buying a tablet, but we’re assuming price is the top consideration for you cash-strapped college kids.

Top Five iPad Apps for Teaching Across All Content Areas Ever since I was a kid, I loathed back to school commercials. They always showed parents gleefully skipping through aisles of pencils and notebooks as the kids, sullen and dejected, sluggishly followed along. It's a scene we are all too familiar with, and one that creates a negative stigma around school. But what if that scene were flipped? What if the kids were happy and eager to get to school? Is that possible after roughly 90 days of sun and fun? Although this post is a little early for the back-to-school season, consider it an early reminder that summer is near and that, eventually, the start of the 2013 school year will be close at hand. I’m going to share five applications for the iPad that will take the place of student supply lists, provide savings and replace dread with anticipation. Notability While some may argue that there are better options -- and free options -- out there, I find, along with many of our students, that Notability is the go-to application for note taking.

My Time Organizer – extensión para Chrome para gestionar eficientemente nuestro tiempo My Time Organizer es una extensión para Google Chrome que nos permite gestionar nuestro tiempo de la manera más eficientemente posible, pudiendo trabajar incluso sin acceso a Internet. Una vez lo tengamos instalado y accedamos a él, encontraremos un calendario semanal en el que podemos ir añadiendo eventos, tareas y notas con tan sólo arrastrar dichas etiquetas a los días correspondientes, pudiendo cambiar el contenido de los mismos, incluso a través de nuestra propia voz. Igualmente podemos cambiar su color a través de un selector, e incluso arrastrarlo a la columna perteneciente a otro día si así lo deseamos. Hay que indicar que a cada elemento que introducimos en el calendario, le podemos activar un recordatorio en el que seremos notificados un tiempo antes de que se llegue la fecha establecida en dicho elemento. A pesar de la facilidad de uso a través de su elegante interfaz, si nos cuesta usarlo, contamos con un manual interactivo sobre el mismo.

3 fun online activities for practicing verb tenses We started a new coursebook in class today. As any teacher ever in the history of language teaching knows, a new book means starting with a revision of every verb tense that the poor buggers have been exposed to up to that point in whichever coursebook series you happen to be using. And so it unfolded… the simple present, present continuous, simple past, past continuous, present perfect, past perfect and present perfect continuous… have I missed any out? I thought that, despite my impending nausea at the sheer volume of grammar I’d have to go through during today’s four hours of class, it would be useful to have an idea of how comfortable they are with verb grammar. 1. Based on the classic ‘Jeopardy’ format, you can use this game to practice different verb tenses (present simple tense, present progressive, past simple, past progressive, present perfect, future tenses and more). When to use: You can use this at any point in class. 2. 3. The guiding principles of using games like these

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10 Steps to a Successful School iPad Program Portions excerpted from new book, "iPad in Education for Dummies" by Sam Gliksman iPads have certainly become a highly desired commodity in education. Apple is reporting that schools are purchasing iPads by a ratio of 2:1 over MacBooks. Stated simply, technology alone doesn’t have the capacity to improve education. Well-planned technology deployments have the potential to have a remarkably transformative impact on schools and students. 1. Do you have adequate incoming Internet bandwidth to connect all the devices and use them at the same time? 2. Can you explain why you have decided to purchase iPads? It’s the question that’s rarely discussed before the decision is made to rush out and purchase new technology. 3. "We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. " --Albert Einstein There’s a natural inclination to stay in your comfort zone. 4. 5. It’s important to remember that iPads are not laptops. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2012 It’s that time of year again when I start posting year-end “The Best….” lists. There are over one thousand lists now. You can see them all here. As usual, in order to make this list, a site had to be: * accessible to English Language Learners and non-tech savvy users. * free-of-charge. * appropriate for classroom use. * completely browser-based with no download required. It’s possible that a few of these sites began in 2011, but, if so, I’m including them in this list because they were “new to me” in 2012. You might want to visit previous editions: The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2011 The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2010 The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2009 The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2008 The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education — 2007 (You might also find The Best Ways To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly In 2012 — So Far useful) Here are my ranked choices for The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2012: Number Twenty-Six