If there is one thing teachers lack, it’s time.
And while using technology to automate learning has been frowned upon by many, using it to automate time-consuming processes or aggregate data automatically is among the many seamless fits technology can make into any classroom. Which is where the following collections of apps and tools comes in.
These sites, tools, and apps can save teachers time by allowing them to create simple quizzes that can be taken asynchronously, and make polls and forms to collect feedback from students (content-based or otherwise).
Exist slips, pre-tests, student-created quizzes, course evaluation forms, crowdsourcing student knowledge of apps to use in a future project-based learning unit, and more.
Teacher tools for creating quizzes or polls
Create free awesome Buzzfeed and PlayBuzz-style interactive quizzes, polls, lists and more - in under a minute. Shareable, viral - these are perfect for teachers as visual aids or as fun ways to have students make their own grammar or vocabulary tests.
Learningpod is an online quiz bank with 48,000+ questions from trusted names like Kaplan. Teachers can remix, assign, and even print quizzes for their students.
QuestBase gives you the freedom to ask. Whether you need to create quizzes, tests, assessments, exams or get feedback from surveys and polls, QuestBase helps you save time. Millions of questions (and counting) published and printed with QuestBase! Free of charge.
The focus of the Moodle project is always on giving educators the best tools to manage and promote learning, but there are many ways to use Moodle.Moodle is an Open Source Course Management System (CMS), also known as a Learning Management System (LMS) or a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It has become very popular among educators around the world as a tool for creating online dynamic web sites for their students.
Grow your email list by embedding engaging quizzes into your site.
Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational games and exercises via smartphones and tablets. Our apps are super simple and take seconds to load and run. Teachers control the questions and games on their laptop, while students respond and interact through their smartphones/laptops. Run it as an app or on any web browser
Google Forms - the quizzes can even be self-grading by adding in the proper "if statements" in the underlying spreadsheet. Google Forms allows you to create many different types of questions, automatically collects usernames, sends data to a spreadsheet, self-grading options such as "if statements" but if you use a tool called Flubaroo http://www.flubaroo.com/ it is even easier to grade them. Google makes it easy to graph results as well. Google Forms also has many public templates with some quizzes that have already been made, you can use and modify them. I like the way Google Forms works with other Google Apps, you can either send the quiz to students via their mail, or embed the quiz in your Google Site.
For class sizes of 30 or less it is free and unlimited. Its great for polling your class for opinion and understanding. The results can be embedded into a PowerPoint presentation or web page and update in real time. responses can be submitted via text message, Twiitter or web. It's the favorite tool of many teachers for creating pools.
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Generate automatically graded online tests with 4 questions types. Great for professionals and K-12! No need to register to create tests.
With our online quiz creator it's easy to make a quiz, exam or assessment in less than five minutes.
Turns any networked device into an easy-to-use response tool. Wide support for smartphones and tablets including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry and Kindle.
It is a new free site designed for creating and taking tests/exercises. The features include sharing tests and results with social network, tracking progress, rating a test, searching a test by subject or grade level..
It's a very simple site for creating a quiz that generates a unique URL for others to take.
QuizStar is a free, online quiz maker that allows you to manage your classes, assign quizzes, and generate reports of quiz scores and student performance.
Teacher Resources to Create, Store, and Print worksheets, studysheets, exams and quizzes online. Its capacity for creating multiple versions of the same quiz is really helpful.
Window's plug-in "Interactive Classroom"
It's a plugin for PPT 2007, 2010 and OneNote 207,2010 called Interactive Classroom. Basically, you download the plugin to load it. From there you click on the tab in PPT called Academic and it will give yor a list of menu options for creating a PPT for polling. Share the PPT to your network and your students using OneNote can then access your PPT through OneNote by using the Academic Tab to find it. The entire PPT will come into one note and once you press the poll button in your presentation the students will then be able to respond to your questions. Once you close the poll it will show results to all the users. Since they are in OneNote they can then take notes over their copy of your presentation and have it for future reference.
Ecoballot is an affordable web-based platform for school elections. Each subscription includes unlimited use by the entire school, so teachers can use it as a quiz or survey tool as well. Works best in government or civics class, where students can cast votes in current or historical elections.
Scattervox is a new kind of poll! When you create a poll, you ask users to show how they feel about different people, places, or things by plotting them on a two-dimensional graph. It's like an interactive infographic!
35 Digital Tools To Create Simple Quizzes And Collect Feedback From Students