Sporcle for the Classroom

Sporcle for the Classroom

Sporcle: A Quick Overview for Teachers

Meet Sporcle

Sporcle is a trivia website with online quizzes that range from naming all the U.S. presidents to knowing the countries of Europe to identifying the Periodic Table of Elements and so much more. With several different quiz formats, multiple categories, and apps for iOS and Android, you can learn just about anything in just about any way.

Are you new to Sporcle? Let’s get started:

1) Sign up for a free account

If you haven’t already, sign up for an account: Go to Sporcle and click the ‘Join for Free’ button to get started.

On the signup page, choose to sign up with Facebook or Google, alternatively you can sign up with an email address.

2) Get started with Playlists

Sporcle has a set of Starter Playlists, like this Intro to Geography Quizzes, that will help you get going using Sporcle. Click “Search” at the top of any page on Sporcle, enter a keyword or search term, and click the Playlist tab on the search result to see what playlists are out there for you to use. If you don’t find something you can use, feel free to create your own.

 3) Browse some of our study guides

We’ve collected several quizzes across different subjects for one-stop shopping of educational content. Feel free to peruse these quizzes that cover many of the basics of geography, math, science, literature and language.
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4) Earn badges

Sporcle has hundreds of badges that are awarded to members who achieve certain feats. Here’s a list of some great badges for students to earn:

Nifty Fifty – Get 100% on US States.

Quite Presidential – Get 100% on US Presidents.

Running the Table – Get 100% on Periodic Table.

CAPITALIZER – Get 100% on US Capitals.

This is just a small sample of what Sporcle has to offer. Check out our Badge Page to find hundreds of other great badges you and your students can earn!

5) Or just play a quiz

One of the best ways to use Sporcle in the classroom is to just jump in and play. Whether you are trying to master African geography or learn the digits of pi, there are thousands of quizzes to try.

6) Embed a quiz

If you run a website or blog (or use Google Classroom) many of Sporcle’s quizzes can be embedded. Lean more on this handy post about embedding Sporcle quizzes.

Sporcle For The Classroom

Sporcle is a great resource for students, teachers, parents, and anyone else looking to increase their learning. We even put together a little guide you can share with anyone wondering how to best use Sporcle in the classroom. So get started using Sporcle now, and expand your knowledge of the world around us!

Already use Sporcle in the classroom? We’d love to hear what works for you and your students. Tell us how you use Sporcle in the comments below, or drop us a line at feedback@sporcle.com.

Derek Pharr

Derek Pharr is Vice President of Products at Sporcle and an occasional writer of random topics and bad jokes. He also has an odd addiction to Taylor Swift songs and hates white foods.

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Derek Pharr is Vice President of Products at Sporcle and an occasional writer of random topics and bad jokes. He also has an odd addiction to Taylor Swift songs and hates white foods.