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Qwizdom UK Ltd Offices in the UK, US & Australia In use in over 3000 schools in the UK In use in over 25% of UK Universities Widely used in public and private sectors in the UK Significant new products in development
How it works… Qwizdom combines handheld remotes and innovative software. Actively engages 100% of participants. Gathers consultation, class, seminar and lecture data instantly. Marks, grades and collates recorded responses instantly.
How it works … Select your answer Press the send key Receive personal feedback on-screen Slide the on/off switch (1) to the right to turn on the remotes Turn the backlight on and off by pressing button (2)
How it works… Press and hold Menu key to turn on the remotes Select your answer Press the send key Receive personal feedback Numerous Question types
Benefits for the learner Engagement Confirms understanding Participation without speaking Immediacy of feedback Anonymity More interesting / fun
Benefits for the teacher Opens up class discussion Greater participation & engagement Eliminates group induced bias Makes all students think about the question(s) Quick assessment of student understanding Identifies areas of confusion Anonymity Formative and Summative assessment tool Less marking time
True When stalking prey, the polar bear draws its right paw across its black nose to camouflage itself. It then approaches its prey and uses its stronger, dominant, left paw to attack its prey before enjoying his meal
What is the next number in this sequence? 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55… Fibonacci (c.1175 - c.1240) mathematician
Put the following in the order they occur during the reproduction process: 1.Birth 2.Ovulation 3.Embryo 4.Fertilisation 5.Gestation
True or False The brain of the average human female adult is smaller than that of the average human male.
True The typical adult human brain weighs about 3 pounds (1.4 kilograms). The male brain is bigger; typically 1,300–1,500 cubic centimeters while the female's is typically 1,200–1,350 cubic centimeters. Volume, however, is not necessarily a figure of merit. The problem solving IQ of parrots, chimps and whales are nearly equivalent, even though the size of their brains vary by a thousand times.
21 How would you use Qwizdom remotes? (Select Answer/s) A.Take attendance B.Use daily to increase engagement C.Give weekly quizzes D.Check homework E.Discussion starter F.Check if students understand key points
22 Ideas for application… Pre-Tests/Post-Test Testing common misconceptions Comprehension of just delivered material Un-folding, decision based problems Quizzes, homework collection Using safety of anonymous input for controversial topics - Discussion Starters Peer Teaching (Think-share-pair, etc.)
Learning through Games Learning through games – Questions can be asked in a variety of game modes
All response systems are not the same Q5 has re-chargeable batteries Q5 allows text input All Qwizdom remotes; are RF have display screen are usable in very large groups usable with PowerPoint usable on any whiteboard or without whiteboard have a teacher remote