Unio : A real time lesson delivery and assessment tool for any device
Jun20

Unio : A real time lesson delivery and assessment tool for any device

Unio is a free interactive lesson delivery, student assessment and real-time tracking tool for the classroom. A simple description of Unio is that it works by broadcasting content onto student’s screens. They can individually annotate and follow along with the lesson while the teacher monitors their progress from their own screen. The teacher sets up the lesson from the Dashboard. Lessons can be organised by topic. The lesson creator...

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How to use Socrative – A guide for Teachers
Jun19

How to use Socrative – A guide for Teachers

Socrative is a web-based system that lets teachers and students set up quizzes and polling questions on any device that has access to the internet via a web browser. This includes iPads, smartphones, laptops, iPod Touches, etc. This makes it perfect for use in a BYOD classroom. For Android and IOS devices you can also access it via an app. And the best news is that it’s all free. If you’ve always wanted to use it, but...

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How to get started with Kahoot
Jun13

How to get started with Kahoot

Kahoot is a fab quiz and survey creation tool that will work on any device. It allows teachers to set up and run multiple choice quizzes which their students can then answer via any device that has a web browser. The teacher creates a quiz using the web interface. Questions are multiple-choice style, and it’s pretty straightforward to get these set up, enter the options and select the correct answer. Using their tablet, laptop...

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PingPong – A Quickfire Audience Response AFL App
Jul13

PingPong – A Quickfire Audience Response AFL App

PingPong is a very simple audience-response tool that enables quick interaction with a class using any device. Unlike Socrative or Kahoot, you don’t need to create any questions within the app. PingPong is designed to be used alongside ad-hoc questions written on a whiteboard or as part of a PowerPoint presentation. The host creates a room (needs a Google or a Facebook login) and gets a room code. The audience can either access...

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Create great polls and quizzes with Riddle
Jun08

Create great polls and quizzes with Riddle

Riddle is a new website that allows teachers and students to quickly create their own PlayBuzz and Buzzfeed-style quizzes, lists, polls, and more. Riddle makes it quick and easy to create powerful, interactive content – even from a smartphone. Even better, it’s free There are several different things you can create with Riddle. Polls: A simple tool to get a quick snapshot of opinion. Vote for option A, B etc. Commenticle:...

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Create Jeopardy-style quizzes using FlipQuiz
May02

Create Jeopardy-style quizzes using FlipQuiz

FlipQuiz is a free site that allows you to create Jeopardy-style quizzes to use on your interactive whiteboard without the need for any technical skills. FlipQuiz was created to provide educators with a quick way to create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom. With FlipQuiz, questions are displayed on-screen and boards are saved for later use. Sign up is free for the basic FlipQuiz, and you can quickly start...

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Create online quizzes for any device with Kahoot!
Oct28

Create online quizzes for any device with Kahoot!

Kahoot is a new quiz and survey creation tool that will work on any device. It allows teachers to set up and run multiple choice quizzes which their students can then answer via any device that has a web browser. In many ways it’s a lot like one of my favourite tools, Socrative. The teacher creates a quiz using the web interface. Questions are multiple-choice style, and it’s pretty straightforward to get these set up,...

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10 Tools for Creating Class Puzzles and Quizzes
Jun17

10 Tools for Creating Class Puzzles and Quizzes

There are many different sites on the internet that allow you to create your own puzzles and games to use either directly in class, or which can be linked to/embedded into your VLE. Here are 10 to get you started. 1. Classtools Net Classtools is already one of my favourite websites, home of the Countdown Timer and Random Word Picker. But there are also several different game templates that you can use, such as Post It and the Dustbin...

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eQuizShow – Create Gameshow Templates Online
Jan11

eQuizShow – Create Gameshow Templates Online

eQuizShow is a free website that lets Teachers and students can create educational quiz show templates like the TV game show Jeopardy. Created quizzes can be access online – and also shared with others. It’s easy to build a quiz. You just need to enter a title, a password for editing, and the question categories. eQuizShow will then create a grid where you can enter questions and answers. There is also a gallery of quizzes...

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Blubbr : Create and Play Quizzes from YouTube Videos
Dec28

Blubbr : Create and Play Quizzes from YouTube Videos

Blubbr is a new, free, website that lets you create and play quiz games from YouTube videos. The site calls these “Trivs”. You can play trivs in different categories, from celebs and music to sport and education. These trivs can then be shared with anyone across the internet. For example, here’s a video quiz about the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. Once you’ve watched a short piece of video, the first question will...

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PlayBrighter – Educational games for your class
Sep19

PlayBrighter – Educational games for your class

PlayBrighter is an interesting website that lets teachers create educational games for their students to play. Each game is presented to the students as a “mission” which they can play online as homework or self-study, or could play during a lesson. There are lots of different syle “missions” that you can choose from with games that let you build up a business empire, record a hit single, play with magic gems...

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Socrative Science GCSE Revision Quizzes from the TES
Jun15

Socrative Science GCSE Revision Quizzes from the TES

This collection from the TES is a series of interactive revision quizzes and short answer questions for KS4 Science. The quizzes and short answer tasks are all Socrative activities that you can import in your room with a free Socrative account. Socrative is a web-based system that lets teachers and students set up questions and polling on any device with a web browser (iPads, smartphones, laptops, iPod Touches, etc.) When you run the...

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