Ready to get rid of Scantrons and save yourself a bunch of time and paper? Today we are going to combine the robust features of Google Docs with a classroom full of iPads to create auto-grading paperless quizzes. Less time spent grading and managing paperwork means more time teaching, and we can all get excited about that!
This one is a bit different. Sporcle.com is a website focused on user-submitted timed quizzes. The corresponding Sporcle app ($1.99) allows users to access and attempt a collection of these quizzes from the iPad. Although many of the quizzes focus on irrelevant pop culture trivia (TV show characters, names of Harry Potter spells, etc), there is also a wide assortment of academically-relevant challenges that teachers could creatively use in their classrooms.
Allow me to give you a walkthrough.