The Quizizz you never knew…

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DTT podcast #DitchPod | Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Quizizz you never knew…

Many teachers use Quizizz to help students review material they’ve studied. But other teachers are innovating and using this tool in very clever ways. Deepak Cheenath, co-founder of Quizizz, shares some ideas.

Quizizz is a fun, student-centered study tool. It is used to engage students in review and assessment at school or at home. And best of all, it’s free.

Teachers everywhere are finding new and exciting ways to use Quizizz with their students. Deepak Cheenath, Quizizz co-founder, shared some suggestions including an innovative idea from Joe Marquez that incorporates app smashing and gets students in on the action!

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087 — The Quizizz you never knew…

Quizizz is a fun, student-centered study tool. Many teachers use it to help students review material they’ve studied. But other teachers are innovating and using Quizizz in very clever ways. Deepak Cheenath, co-founder of Quizizz, shares some ideas.

088 — A sticky note tech app smash!

We usually use sticky notes in the physical world to gather and save ideas. But by smashing the Post-It app and Google Drawings together, your students can do some unique digital brainstorming. Kelli Lane, a tech integration specialist from Illinois, shares how.

089 –Firefly Classrooms with Troy Cockrum

Did you ever spend time catching fireflies (or “lightning bugs”) as a child? Author Troy Cockrum believes that learning should be more like that, where we capture our students’ interests. He talks about the ideas he shares in his recent book.

090 –Ditch Those Exams with Stephanie DeMichele

Are traditional exams — especially standard multiple-choice ones — serving our students? Can we do better? Stephanie DeMichele, an instructional coach from Ohio, and I presented on this concept at a conference recently and share some ideas from it.

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