JogNog - Quizzes and Worksheets for Review and Assessment

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Quizzes, quizzes, and more quizzes! JogNog offers multiple-choice quizzes to cover an array of topics and subject matters for all grade levels, from subject/verb agreement and the solar system to the three branches of government.

K - 12th Classroom Support 200 Views 65 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
App Overview

Features:

  • Students earn towers after completing each quiz, and track success by viewing coins they have been awarded
  • Administer quizzes by digitally inviting students to join your "class" using a specific code
  • Each quiz includes ascending levels that are unlocked sequentially
  • Online grade book allows you to track student performance, including individual grades, how often each quiz question was missed, and comparison between first and most recent scores
  • Create your own quiz under the Design menu, and customize existing quizzes
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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money

    Requires several in-app purchases

  • Fun factor

    Though students are rewarded with coins and colorful towers for successfully passing levels, the primary function of the app is as tool for administering multiple-choice quizzes

  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
  • How techie do I need to be?
    Novice
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this app as an option for extra time at the end of class, to get a quick assessment of a topic you just covered, or as one of a series of learning stations
  • Use as a tool for backwards mapping in your curriculum development
  • The JogNog support website is a very useful resource for answering FAQs regarding quick start, content, and navigation
Classroom Considerations

  • Creating your own quizzes or customizing JogNog quizzes requires working from the online site
  • The button titled Praise Me, which is meant for students to submit their work, may or may not be appropriate given the learning environment of your class
  • This app is heavily based on fact-based knowledge and rote memory, and is limited to a multiple-choice style of questioning
Pros

  • Applicable to a wide variety of quiz topics and grade levels
  • Very helpful FAQ section
Cons

  • Many areas require in-app purchases
  • Confusing student "motivators" (points, coins, credits, towers, etc.)