ProsWell-designed quiz-creation tool.
ConsLimited to multiple-choice questions and only four possible answers.
Bottom LineMemes make quiz feedback fun, but teachers looking for more options and flexibility may want to consider alternative apps.
Teachers can view students' quiz results in real time, as they take the quiz. Reports show responses by question as well as student.
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Fun memes give students cheeky feedback after each question, and teachers can create custom memes to increase the fun.
An extensive database of quizzes gives teachers a solid starting point. Quizzes can be assigned as homework through Google Classroom. The lack of question types limits learning to facts and recall.
Teachers can view reports by students to see which questions they answered incorrectly or can view students responses by question. Facilitating more detailed customized feedback would be a welcome addition.
Use Quizizz as an in-class quiz game or assign it for homework for students to complete on their own. The reports make it easy to use quiz results to inform instruction. Teacher can see how students performed on each question and use that information to figure out what needs to be retaught or readdressed as well as which students might need some individual or small group reinforcement.
To go beyond simple checks for understanding, explore how quizzes can lead to more student-driven reflection and self-assessment using post-quiz polls and surveys.Read more Read less
Quizizz is a game-show-style quiz tool similar to Kahoot!, Quizalize, and Quizlet. It has both a web-based version as well as Chrome apps for teachers and students. There's no question, however, that Quizizz is heavily influenced by Kahoot! and aims to be even easier-to-use and more quirky, and on those fronts it succeeds. Teachers create an account, but for students it's optional. Students access quizzes on their devices or computer using an access code, and they can see both questions and answers on their screens. Teachers can share quizzes with students through Google Classroom, as well. There's a searchable database of hundreds of quizzes, and teachers can use those or edit them to meet their needs. When creating their own quizzes, teachers can add images as well as customize the feedback students see after each question on the quiz. Feedback comes in the form of memes (either premade or custom), which display based on right or wrong answers.
Students can take the quizzes all together competitively as a class (and see classmates' progress), or teachers can assign the quiz as homework and have students complete it on their own time. The quiz advances on its own as students answer.Read more Read less
Quizizz's meme-style feedback sets it apart from other quiz games, amping up the fun and giving Quizizz a unique voice. Teachers can turn that option off (along with leaderboards, question timers, and music), but students will likely enjoy the added humor. The memes provide lighthearted if ultimately limited reinforcement and feedback for students. As with any of these quizzing tools, a lot depends on the quality of the quiz and what teachers do with the data collected from the reports. Teachers are, however, limited to only creating multiple-choice quizzes. While some teachers will appreciate this simplicity, teachers looking to do more will need to look elsewhere.Read more Read less
See how teachers are using Quizizz
- Quizizz - A Fantastically Fun Formative Assessment Tool!14July 21, 2016
- Great online formative assessment tool as a review or for homework1Tim F.
Kamehameha Schools Kapalama Campus
Honolulu, HI4February 29, 2016