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What does a quiz show have to do with education?
Could a class be as interesting as a quiz show? Has anyone tried to find out? Is it worth finding out? Do schools really need to teach tolerance for boredom?
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- Remember the famous TV show Hollywood Squares?
- Start at 1:20 seconds.
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- Education has always been a quiz game.
- Just not entertaining.
- Would a class be more entertaining as a quiz show?
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Would a class be more entertaining as a quiz show?
The answer is probably: it depends on execution.
What to do
- Use questions appropriate for the class.
- Provide some reward for right answers.
- Provide encouragement for audience participation.
- Provide a way to encourage preparation.
- Provide a skilled quizmaster.
Where to get the questions
- Biology questions for high school students with answers
- Above is one worked example, which can be modified for any class.
Where to get the quizmaster
- Not all teachers should try to be entertaining quizmasters.
- On the internet, a quizmaster does not have to be local.
- Colleges may have aspiring quizmasters who would work for course credit.
- Social games for social VR: A virtual match game
- Why high schools teach tolerance for boredom and what they can do about it.
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