Week 4

Exploring Edmodo and interactive quizzes


(Week 4: Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2017)






Elizabeth Anne (France), Sanja Bozinovic (Croatia), Behice Ceyda Cengiz (Turkey)


Guest presenter: Arjana Blazic





By the end of this week you will have:

  • explored different tools to create online interactive exercises, quizzes, and surveys
  • created activities using some of these tools and placed them in your blog/wiki
  • commented on exercises or quizzes of other participants in the Google+Community once they announce they have completed their tasks
  • explored Edmodo, created your own quiz and poll there and solved other people's quizzes or polls  




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Task 5


Week 4 Live Session is on Monday, 30 January, 19.00- 20.00 GMT. More information on the Live Sessions page.


Here are some useful tutorials to get you started 


 The easiest way to start with this tool is browsing apps of other people, choosing one you like and then clicking the button Create similar app. Then you erase the content and leave just the template of the exercise. You need to create your account to do that, of course. 






Tools to explore



Interactive exercise and quiz creators 

No registration needed, you need to download them though Registration needed
Eclipse Crossword [download] - great for printed worksheets, yet you can also create html exercises. 
Learning Apps highly recommended, easy to use and exercises look really good

Web Sequitur & Web Rhubarb [download]

(demo version is free)

Edmodo - you can create quizzes for your classes and see students' results. This can be done only once you create a teacher's account and create your own class there


Quandary  [download] There is a detailed tutorial above
More optional tools for those who want to experiment more:

Hot Potatoes  [download] There are detailed tutorials above with pictures and explanations

Educaplay It is very easy to create exercises here, just view some samples in their gallery and start your own. Their video quizzes are worth watching.  
   Quizstar you can create online quizzes for your students, these will be automatically graded
  Quizlet - you can use a large database of activities or create your own
  PhotoPeach quizzes
  Quizalize - you learnt about it in the live session

Online worksheets

No registration needed Registration needed
Tools for Educators  Worksheet Wizard

Online Surveys and Poll creators

No registration needed Registration needed
 Google account holders can create easy surveys through their Drive - you need to create a Form, as it is called in your Google drive.
SurveyMonkey the best tool for your surveys
  Edmodo - you can create polls for your classes once you create a teacher's account
  Survey tools - a selection of 9 tools
  Surveys and polls - a selection of 10 tools






















I have....

  • explored several tools (interactive exercises, worksheets or surveys)
  • created at least two exercises or quizzes  with at least two of these tools and posted their links into my blog/wiki
  • created one survey and placed it in my blog or wiki 
  • commented on exercises or quizzes of other participants in their wikies or blogs
  • commented on the readings using our Google+ community



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Suggested readings 



A short note: HotPotatoes terms of use have changed:

"Hot Potatoes is now freeware. The complete version of the programs is now available for free, from the Downloads section . The free version of Hot Potatoes for Windows is version 6.3, and the Java version is 6.1."
"The Hot Potatoes suite 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. Hot Potatoes is freeware, and you may use it for any purpose or project you like. It is not open-source."







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