Some Great New Features to Help You Create Digital Quizzes Using Microsoft Forms

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Microsoft Forms is an excellent tool you can use to create a wide variety of forms including quizzes, surveys, polls…etc. Microsoft Forms is part of Office 365 Education. The tool is simple and easy to use and offers tons of interesting features. You can create a form in few minutes and send it over to students to complete on their devices. As a teacher, you will be able to get instant and real-time feedback. You can also export data collected from students quizzes to Excel to help you with grading. Microsoft Forms is available to Office 365 Education subscribers. You will need to sign in with your Office 365 school or work credential to start creating a form or quiz.  If this is your first time using Microsoft Forms, check out this guide to help you learn more about how to create quizzes and forms.

If you are a seasoned user of Microsoft Forms, here are some new interesting updates that have been recently released. These new features are geared towards enhancing users productivity and collaboration and include:

New question types
‘Teachers can ask students to correctly order items in a list, ask students to self-report, or develop and iterate through a grading rubric using our new ranking and Likert controls.’

Education Resources
‘Education Resources (preview) in Microsoft Forms allows teachers to use professionally-created, standards-aligned assessments in their classes.’

New collaboration features
‘New collaboration features allow easier viewing and sharing of the Forms created in through Microsoft Teams or SharePoint Office 365 groups.’

Integration with PowerPoint
‘Integration with PowerPoint (under development): Forms’ integration in PowerPoint will allow teacher to easily insert a quiz to a PowerPoint deck, adding to Forms' integration with Excel, OneNote and Sway.’

Administrator control
‘Administrators will have clear controls over sharing Microsoft Forms outside the organization.’