Tools for creating quizzes
Quizzes can be fun tools for engaging learners as well as assessing students learning. Thanks to an abundance of online tools, creating interactive quizzes has never been easier and now anyone can create an interactive quiz which can be used with an Interactive Whiteboard, laptop or computer.
Flash based quizzes
Tools such as those offered by ContentGenerator.net, allow you to create Flash based interactive games and quizzes that can be run directly from you computer or uploaded to your School's VLE with little or no experience of using Flash.
'Fling the Teacher'
Just one of the free quiz templates available from ContentGenerator.net
Flash based version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire
The Hot Potatoes suite - halfbakedsoftware.com - includes six applications, enabling you to create interactive multiple-choice, short-answer, jumbled-sentence, crossword, matching/ordering and gap-fill exercises for the World Wide Web. On September 1, 2009, Hot Potatoes was released as freeware.
Online quiz creation tools
InfuseLearning - infuselearning.com - is a free online tool which turns any web enabled device into a classroom response tool. The tool allows teachers to send questions / quizzes out to students' devices in private virtual classrooms. InfuseLearning allows teachers to create tests and quizzes in a variety of formats. Students can reply to prompts and questions in the usual formats such as True/False, multiple choice and open ended text answer formats however, thanks to a unique feature of InfuseLearning, students can reply by creating drawings or diagrams on their web enabled device.
Socrative - socrative.com - is a great AfL app which allows you to create interactive quizzes and surveys. Socrative allows you to choose form a range of surveys and quizzes including: Short Answer Questions, Multiple choice and True or False questions. The most recent version also allows you to add pictures to you questions.
Zondle - zondle.com - enables teachers and students to create games to support their learning.
Teachers create and set topics on the zondle website for their students to play in games of their choosing.
Students can also use the zondle website to create their own topics to match exactly what they want to learn, or to view their personal progress.
Teachers can also use the zondle website to manage their zondle classes and view progress (with the zondle Gradebook).
Apps for creating quizzes
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