It seems like kids’ attention span nowadays is even shorter than before. With all the information and technology available to them, they become easily bored with tasks at hand and, at some point, teachers may struggle to keep the students engaged and learning. The integration of technology into classrooms came by naturally, almost spontaneously but there are so many more ways we can use technology in schools that are being explored as we speak.
A good aspect of the technology-encompassed world is the availability of educational games out there. Here, we decided to dedicate a sentence or two to quiz apps for classroom.
This app contains world geography questions, answers and fun facts about the terms mentioned. The questions range from the capitals, to flags to more specific questions for advanced learners and geography lovers. Due to the broad range of questions, the app can be used for 5th graders but can also be challenging for high school kids. Each question is accompanied with images, which helps children memorize or recall better. Find the links to the app stores below.
World History Quiz
Many find history hard to learn due to a large amount of dates, numbers and facts they need to memorize. This quiz could be a way to ease the learning and make it more fun. With questions ranging from the prehistoric times to modern day events, this quiz could be entertaining for 5th-graders but could also capture the attention of a high schooler. With over 150 questions, answers and fun facts, this quiz app can be a true source of knowledge for all those who like history or are looking for a way to make it more fun to learn. Click on the store buttons to get the game.
This one is definitely for more advanced learners or lovers of art. It covers various periods of art as well as many painters, sculptors, etc. It contains visuals for each question and a fun fact accompanying the question. The quiz includes very specific art vocabulary in various languages which can be helpful to students, especially if they plan to study abroad. If you are teaching in an art school or even a college of fine arts, this might be a fun app to use in the classroom.
Animal Quiz could be a good source of knowledge and entertainment for some biology classes when the animal kingdom is discussed. Students love animals, no matter how old they are and this quiz app with over 150 questions may be the right tool to use depending on the group you teach. Some fun facts and questions are so entertaining that they are bound to stick to the students’ minds. Click on the corresponding buttons to get the game for your Android or iOS device.
All the quizzes have been translated into various languages which aids foreign language learning as well. What is more, all the quizzes presented here are timed, which can be helpful if the class is set up as a competition between several groups of students. On the other hand, it can be used for each student individually so that they can practice deadlines and quick thinking. Regardless of how you use them, they sure are a great source of entertainment and can be a nice way to teach or review a lesson or two. Have fun!