June 20, 2016
Over the last couple of years, we have reviewed a wide variety of educational web tools to use to create digitally based quizzes. Below is a collection of some of the most popular quizzing tools we have covered so far. Be it a flipped, blended, virtual or even traditional classroom, the tools below will enable you to easily create interactive quizzes, questionnaires and polls to share with students in class. Have a look and share with us your feedback.
FlipQuiz is a web tool that allows teachers to easily create gameshow-style boards for test reviews in the classroom. All the boards you create can be saved for later use. You can also share your boards up on-screen and have students work on them collaboratively. Watch this demo to show you what a gameshow-style board looks like.2- PurposeGames
PurposeGames is a website for engaging learners through creating and playing games.As a teacher you can use PurposeGames to create a variety of game-based quizzes. Some of the options you have include:Image Quizzes; Multiple Choice Quiz; Image shape quiz.3- Riddle
Riddle is an excellent web tool for teachers. It allows them to create their own PlayBuzz and Buzzfeed-style quizzes, lists, polls, and more, often in under a minute. Riddle’s goal is to provide best-in-class tools that making creating interactive content simple, so you can concentrate on the content instead of worrying about the tools.4- QuizBean
This is a cool web tool to use to create quizzes and assess your students. The basic free version alows you to create only 6 quizzes but you can go unlimited for $10 per month. Some of the features QuizBean offers to its users include:
Add 3 questions or 30. Make your quiz as short or as long as you want.
Add unlimited choices to your questions — that means multiple choice and true/false.drag ‘n drop pictures for any question.
Reinforce what students should know by adding explanations to each question.
Allow students to see a report of the questions they got right and wrong.
Kahoot is a student response system that teachers can use to create and deliver quizzes and surveys to students. Kahoot provides a learning environment that is ideal for engaging students for it incorporates the precepts of both game-based learning and inquiry-based learning. Kahoot allows teachers to create quizzes and surreys that include a wide variety of multimedia elements such as videos, pictures and text. Each quiz you create can be accessed by students across different devices . Also teachers have the possibility to create time-controlled quizzes. You can set a specific period of time for the answer of each question. In this way students are rewarded not only for the correct answer but also for their timeliness.
Testmoz is an excellent web tool that allows you to create auto graded tests and quizzes. This application is designed by Matt Johnson, an undergraduate student at Washington State University, Vancouver.The strength of this application lies in its simplicity and user-friendliness. Testmoz supports 4 types of questions: True/false, multiple choice, multiple response, and fill in the blank. Each test you create has a unique URL which you can use to edit your test later on or to share with others.7- JeopardyLabs
JeopardyLabs is an excellent web tool that allows you to easily create jeopardy games without using PowerPoint templates. The process is very simple and does not require any fees, registration or software download. To create a Jeopardy template, click on “ Start Building” button in the home page. Type in a password for your template so you will be able to edit it later on. Next, use the editor to customize your template the way you want. See the video below to learn more about how to build a jeopardy template from scratch.
ClassTools provides you with a variety of educational web tools to ‘ create free games, quizzes, activities and diagrams’. No sign-up is required and you can host your quizzes on your own blog or website.
Quizlet is a great website for students and educators. It allows them to have a free access to over 10 million of flashcards and study games that cover almost every possible subject. There are for instance topics such as Math, Geography, History, Languages, Art, Standardized tests, Professional careers,and more.Quizlet can also help teachers create their own flashcards and share them with their students.
10- Google FormsGoogle Forms is also another excellent tool to use to create different types of quizzes, questionnaires and polls. Anything you create on Forms will be automatically saved to your Google Drive so you can access, view, and edit it anytime you want. Check out these tutorials to learn more about how to use Google Forms