Since Quizizz is limited to single-select or multi-select multiple-choice quizzes, it'll likely be best for helping students recall facts and prepare for traditional tests. Use Quizizz as an in-class quiz game or assign it for homework for students to complete on their own. While teachers can create quizzes brand new, there's also a handy database with tons of existing quizzes and questions that can be grabbed and edited as needed. The after-quiz reports make it easy to use quiz results to inform instruction. Teachers 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. Since quiz creation is made pretty easy with Quizizz, teachers might invite different students each week to generate a quiz to review the week's material.
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Quizizz is a game show-style quiz tool similar to Kahoot!, Quizalize, and Quizlet. It has both a web-based version and iOS, Android, and Chrome apps for students. There's also notable integration with Edmodo, Google Classroom, and Remind. 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 a quiz on their device or computer using an access code, and they can see both questions and answers on their screen. There's a searchable database of hundreds of quizzes, and teachers can use those or edit them to meet their needs (including just picking and choosing select questions). When creating their own quizzes (limited to single- or multi-select multiple choice), teachers can add images as well as customize the feedback students see after each question on the quiz. Quizzes can be organized into collections to make it easier to find and assign them. 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.
Quizizz's meme-style feedback and student avatars set it apart from other quiz games, amping up the fun and giving Quizizz a unique voice. Teachers can turn the meme 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. Teachers can set the time allowed for students to respond, create up to five answer choices, and use images for question options. Teachers can also allow students to see the results after they've completed the quiz or allow students to retake the quiz. There's also an option to email parents a detailed report of student performance, including how long they spent on each question. Still, this tool, like several others in the category, leans on multiple-choice questioning, which is a limited way of looking at assessment. Teachers will want to make sure to build on Quizizz quizzes and allow for more holistic and in-depth demonstration of learning.