Teachers Create Customized Learning Activities Online
Quia.com allows educators to create online learning activities based on their own content. The site offers access to a slew of free online educational services, including 400,000 online games and quizzes in hundreds of subject areas created by teachers around the globe, and easy-to-use tools and templates for teachers to create learning exercises. Teachers can access online assessments and analysis of student performance, and class Web pages for educators to post homework, schedules, grades and links to favorite Web sites.
Quia.com posts activities in 15 languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, Turkish, Italian, Dutch, Hawaiian, and more. The site also features basic and more advanced math games and science games covering biology, chemistry, genetics and medicine. Several other activities for all age and education levels are also included. Quia Corp., Burlingame, CA, (650) 259-4200, www.quia.com.
This article originally appeared in the 03/01/2001 issue of THE Journal.