Quia is pronounced key-ah and is short for Quintessential Instructional Archive
It is a site where teachers can create and share learning activities.
Students can benefit from the resources their teachers create and those of hundreds of other educators.
Quia tools include… Templates for creating 16 types of online activities Anonline testing system with automatic grading, immediate feedback, and detailed reporting Online surveys for gathering student and teacher feedback A class Web page creator to share Quia activities and class announcements with students and parents Access to thousands of shared activities and quizzes from over 300 categories
With Quia Web you can create… Games Quizzes Flash cards Surveys Word Searches Web pages
How do students access your materials? When you enter the list of student names, Quiawill create an account for each student. Each student will have a username and a password. You, the instructor, will have complete control over the accounts and can look up students' usernames and passwords.
Why it’s an example of a web 2.0 tool Web application Informational sharing Interoperability User-centered design Interactive Shared on the web
How it can be incorporated into education Preview or review of a lesson Study guide Memorization Quiz/Test student knowledge or understanding Absent students Jazz up your curriculum!