Sporcle: A Quick Overview for Teachers
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
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:
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
6) Embed a quiz
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.