Quick Quizzes for Practice

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Ever have a time where you wished you had short, quick quizzes for kids just to pre-test or even post-test at the end of a unit before moving on? Give thatquiz.org a shot. You can select concepts in math, geography, science, and foreign languages and then even drill down into details like number of questions or time allowed if you wish. Students don’t have to register. They just use the test code you give them.

Registration is free and teachers who register receive complete record-keeping of student grades. They have access to more precise test-generation tools, can create single tests with questions from different categories, can create matching and multiple choice questions, and can access a public test library.
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Anyway, it’s good to know I still have some algebra skills.
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Flipping your class? What about using YouTube to help out?

TED Talks has done an excellent job of compiling some of the most motivating and compelling speakers from around the globe. They have always had a vested interest in education. They recently expanded to TED Ed. Now, they have added TED Ed:

Announcing a new way to use video to create customized lessons: the “Flip This Lesson” feature from TED-Ed, now in beta at ed.ted.com.

With this feature, educators can use, tweak, or completely redo any video lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on a TEDTalk or any video from YouTube. How? Just plug the video in and start writing questions, comments, even quizzes — then save the lesson as a private link and share with your students. The site allows you to see who’s completed the lessons and track individual progress. It’s still in beta, but we’re so excited about this feature we had to share.

Watch the short video to learn how it works: