Tuesday, December 12, 2023

EdPuzzle AI - create multiple choice and open-ended questions with the click of a button

EdPuzzle's AI feature harnesses artificial intelligence to assist in creating educational content. It simplifies the process of generating questions for video content, making it an invaluable tool for educators.

Embedded below is a 1 minute and 22 second YouTube tutorial.

 Accessing the AI Feature: To use this feature, you'll first need to log in to your EdPuzzle account. Look for the AI icon or option in the video editing section.

Selecting the Video Segment: Choose the part of the video where you want to insert a question. The AI can help you identify key moments that are ideal for assessment.

Generating the Question: Click on the AI feature, and it will analyze the video content. It then suggests multiple choice questions relevant to the selected segment.

 Customizing the Questions: You can edit the AI-generated questions to better suit your lesson objectives or to make them more challenging.

 Adding Answer Options: The AI may also suggest possible answers. Review these and add your own options if necessary, ensuring there is one correct answer.

Creating Open-Ended Questions

Identifying Topics for Discussion: For open-ended questions, use the AI feature to highlight key discussion points or topics in the video.

Formulating the Questions: The AI will propose open-ended questions. These can serve as a starting point, which you can then refine to encourage critical thinking and deeper understanding.

Tips for Effective Open-Ended Questions: Ensure these questions are thought-provoking and open to interpretation. This encourages students to engage more deeply with the material.

Best Practices and Tips

Review and Edit: Always review AI-generated questions for accuracy and relevance. Make sure they align with your learning objectives.

Diverse Question Types: Use a mix of multiple choice and open-ended questions to cater to different learning styles.

Feedback and Adjustments After using the AI feature in a few lessons, gather feedback from students and make necessary adjustments to improve the learning experience.

Stay Updated: EdPuzzle frequently updates its features. Keep an eye out for new AI capabilities that could further enhance your teaching.

EdPuzzle's AI feature for creating questions is a game-changer in educational technology. It saves time, offers creative insights, and helps in crafting more engaging and effective video lessons. Embrace this tool to enhance your teaching and to provide a more interactive and personalized learning experience for your students.

Remember, the key to success with any new technology is experimentation and adaptation. Happy teaching! 🍎📚🖥️

Monday, December 11, 2023

Maximizing Classroom Engagement: Use Curipod for Exit Tickets

Exit tickets are a pivotal tool in the modern classroom, offering a quick snapshot of students' understanding at the end of a lesson. They not only provide immediate feedback but also help in tailoring future lessons to meet the needs of all learners. Today, we'll explore how Curipod, an innovative educational website, can transform the way you use exit tickets in your classroom.

  • What is Curipod?

Curipod is a versatile educational platform designed to enhance learning experiences through interactive tools and resources. It's particularly adept at creating exit tickets, which are brief assessments used at the end of a class to gauge student comprehension.

  • Make sure you sign up on Curipod
  • In this example I chose to create an Exit ticket with AI feedback and then created my own.
  • I pasted my prompt in the open question area.
  • You will see options to change the duration, entries per participant, vote duration, and results.
  • To share the screen make sure to choose present.
    • participants can join through typing in curi.live and typing in the pin
    • or choose the QR code
  • Participants will see their nickname and be prompted to type in their real name (which you can see at the end with the results).
  • You will then see data which you can download (as well see the names of the participants).
Embedded below is a 2 minute and 8 second YouTube tutorial.

I hope this blog post provides a clear and engaging overview of how to use Curipod for creating exit tickets! If you have any specific questions or need further details, feel free to ask.

Take care,