How to Have Fun During a Course: Live Quiz with Students

Having fun during a course can be a challenge, but it doesn't have to be! One way to make a course more exciting and engaging is by utilizing a live quiz with students. By including a live quiz in your course, you can create an enjoyable environment while also increasing student engagement and learning. In this blog post, we'll discuss the benefits of having a live quiz during a course and provide tips for setting one up. So if you're looking for a way to make your course more fun, keep reading to learn how to get started with a live quiz.

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Choose the Right Time

When setting up a live quiz for your students, it is important to choose the right time. Make sure that you are aware of any upcoming exams, quizzes, or other activities that may conflict with your quiz. It is also important to consider the length of the quiz. You don’t want to overwhelm your students with a long quiz, but you also don’t want to make it too short. Try to find a balance that works for everyone. By taking the time to plan and execute a well-thought out live quiz, you can create an enjoyable and engaging experience for your students. A live quiz can be a great way to break up the monotony of a course and add a little excitement to the classroom.

Prepare the Questions

When planning a live quiz for your course, there are a few things to consider: First, you will need to come up with questions that are appropriate for the level of the course. Make sure that the questions are not too easy, or too difficult. Second, you will want to decide how long you want the quiz to be. Too much of a quiz can become tedious and cause students to lose interest. On the other hand, too little of a quiz can be insufficient for truly testing their knowledge. Finally, you should think about how you will present the questions and answers during the quiz. By following these tips, you can ensure that your live quiz will be engaging and enjoyable for your students. Good luck!

Make It Competitive

No matter what type of questions you use, make sure that your students feel challenged but not overwhelmed. Set up the quiz so that everyone has a chance to succeed, and provide feedback on their performance if they do not get the answers right. Ultimately, making it competitive will help students learn and have fun in the process.

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Use Technology for setting up your live quiz

students having fun in the classroom

In the modern classroom, technology can be used to make learning more engaging and exciting for students. One way to do this is through the use of a live quiz. It is important to determine how you will deliver the quiz. For example you could use a digital platform such as an online form or presentation software, like Sendsteps. By taking advantage of technology in your classroom, you can make learning enjoyable for everyone.

In conclusion, live quizzes are a great way to have fun while learning during a course. They allow students to engage with the material in an exciting and interactive way that can be tailored to each student's individual needs. Plus, they can be used as a form of assessment to track student progress throughout the course. Live quizzes are an excellent tool to keep students motivated and interested in the material, and can make learning a more enjoyable experience for everyone involved.

Anouk Baltus

Anouk’s passion for presenting started when she was very young: from voluntarily giving presentations in primary school to winning a speaking award with a self-written and presented speech. This adoration comes to life while working for Sendsteps. A passion for giving and writing speeches turned into writing blogposts about these subjects to help others find their passion in presenting.