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For self-paced learning resources or friendly peer-to-peer quizzes, try out Quizizz. Educators and students can make true or false and multiple choice quizzes and flashcards, and Quizizz is entirely free. Sign up for an account, and encourage students to consider using this tool as a practice exercise.

Try a quizizz out for yourself, while also learning a bit about differentiation in learning.

Quizizz in Learning

The key strengths of Quizziz are:

  • a built in equation editor;
  • media embeds and audio recordings input;
  • ability to import questions from a spreadsheet;
  • assign a Quizizz for homework;
  • live games, test mode or self-paced quizzing;
  • easy account deletion and no selling of your data.

Create Quizizz for students, or better yet, have them create them for each other. Use these as review tools before a test or exam. Improve motivation to study by asking learners to quiz each other, and compare performance. Run live team based quizzes in class, and watch learners engage with the content and each other.

Jess Wilkinson

Jesslyn is the Educational Technology Officer at Conestoga. An Ontario Certified Teacher, and holding a B.A. and B.Ed., Jesslyn researches and promotes new technologies for faculty to enhance pedagogical practices. She brings to the role her experience as a Google and Microsoft certified technology trainer and as a classroom teacher in South Korea, Mongolia, and Ontario, focusing on special education and assistive learning technologies. She is available for workshops, consultations, and support with using technology in higher education contexts.

2 Responses

  1. Nice interface and easy to import public questions and I like the suggestion of having students create their own quizzes.

    eConestoga quizzes, surveys, and self assessments offers the same features including:
    a built in equation editor, media embeds and audio recordings input, ability to import questions from a spreadsheet.

    The added bonus is that in eConestoga the instructor gets feedback on how students are doing and can see who is participating or not. Plus you can provide feedback automatically to students and offer additional content for difficult topics.

    However, students can’t recreate their own quizzes in eConestoga.

    • Ian,

      Thank you for this insight! As peer-to-peer learning is a significant factor of learning, especially for adults, it can be valuable for students to be able to create quizzes and flashcards and offer each other feedback on performance and question rigour and validity. There are certainly other parallel tools out there, including within eConestoga. Let us know if you experiment with this tool, and what you try out in your course!

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