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1. After I signup, how long does it take to access the site?

This entirely depends on the method used to pay for your membership. A timetable by payment method can be found below:

Credit Card Signups: Instant access. You will receive log in instructions immediately.

Fax Orders: 1-2 business days. Fax orders are manually processed. You will receive log in instructions once processed.

Mail orders: 1-3 business days after it is received. You will receive log in instructions once processed.



2. I'm a platinum or silver member. Do I have access to the resources available to gold members?
Each membership is distinct and requires a separate sign-up. Supreme members have access to every membership site.


3. How much does it cost to use ExamBuddy as a student?
ExamBuddy is free to all students. This is no cost associated with a student account. There is only a cost for educators who wish to create and maintain activities and materials on ExamBuddy. Members can create student accounts after creating a class.


4. What is ExamBuddy?
ExamBuddy.com provides teachers with access to an unparalleled suite of on-line tools for creating a variety of web-based curriculum boosters, practice assessments, and test preparation tools.ExamBuddy members have the ability to create, edit, and save:

Assessments

Learning Games

Communication

Word Games

Automatic Item Analysis
Cyber Hunts
Instant Feedback
Online Group Tracking
Online Learning Units
Online Quizzes
Online Result Analysis
Online Scoring
Online Surveys
Printable Tests
Cloze
Crossword puzzles
Flash cards
Flash-based math
Hangman
Hidden tiles
Trivia boards
What's that?
Win it all

Class Calendars
Class Message Boards
Electronic Newsletters
Free Student Accounts
Members Share Activities
Picture Recognition
Post All Your Class Notes
Post Your Own Files
Web Page Maker
Web Quests
Hangman
Hidden tiles
Jumble
Match the theme
Missing letters
Paragraph cryptograms
Sequence Lists
Spelling
Word searches



5. How are students' achievements recorded and reported?

ExamBuddy's powerful assessment package allows the student, teacher, and parents to track the student's progress. Students receive immediate feedback on the activities, online quizzes, and surveys that you create via our scoring system. Students can learn what they get right and wrong with our immediate automatic scoring feature.

For on-line learning games, quizzes, and surveys; individual and group scores are reported back to the teacher in the results manager section. This allows you to see what content individuals, as well as the entire group are having success with or difficulty. This is an invaluable tool that allows you real-time feedback for planning your lesson. Click below to see an example of the results manager.



6. How do the electronic newsletters work?
When you create an account for a student, you input his/her email address and the email addresses of his/her parent(s)/guardian(s). You can at anytime send a text-based email newsletter to all of the students, parents, and guardians of a particular class. You can also choose to send the email to select students only. This makes it easier to keep your class up to date and on track. Parents/guardians are also kept updated on the developments of your class.


7. How do surveys work?

With ExamBuddy, you can create multiple choice surveys for all of your students to participate. After all students log-in, their answers to the surveys are recorded and reported back to you through the results manager.



8. Can I share activities with others?
Yes. Using the ExamBuddy directory, you can add your own activities or use activities, quizzes, learning units, surveys, or printable quizzes that other members have chosen to share with you. The directory is simple to use.


9. Can I see some samples of what I get as a member before I join?

Please click here to view samples



10. How much does it cost to use ExamBuddy as an educator?

Educators who wish to create and maintain activities and materials on ExamBuddy are charged based on the length they wish to be a member. Membership rates are:

The cost for a 3 month membership is currently : $14.99
The cost for a 6 month membership is currently : $21.99
The cost for a 1 year membership is currently : $29.99



11. What grade levels and content areas is ExamBuddy recommended for?

ExamBuddy is recommended for all grade levels and all content areas. Our tools can be easily applied to all content areas. We are also in the process of developing content specific materials. You should begin to see these in early October.



12. As member how many students can I have using ExamBuddy on one license?

ExamBuddy allows all members to maintain 5 groups of 150 students (600 total students). This allows you for 5 unique web pages. Student log-ins and passwords are automatically generated for you.



13. What on-line activities will I be able to create for students?

Each on-line activity is simple to create using our templates. Click on each activity type below to see an example of the types of on-line activities members can create for student use in minutes.

Online Word Games- hangman, hidden tiles, jumble, match the theme, missing letters, paragraph cryptograms, word searches, correct spelling.

Clue Activities- crossword puzzles, flash cards, hangman, hidden tiles, trivia board, win it all!

Miscellaneous Activities- cloze, cyber hunts, sequence lists, web quests, what's that?



14. Is it easy to use?

Step 1: Create a class.

Step 2: Edit the class- Using the control panel below, just add all the information you would like into our tools or use our directory to add activities created by others. This includes specific instructions at each step.

Step 3: Provide students and parents with your ExamBuddy web site address. This tracks students' quiz and survey results, provides students with their individually randomly generated user names and passwords. Students can log-in to your web page from any Exambuddy log-in panel.



15. Do I need to be a computer wiz to make my class web pages?

You can create a simple web page for each class you create with Exambuddy. The web page maker works from a simple template. You just add the text you would like and simply click "Create". The seamless creation of web pages makes it easy to keep your web pages updated. It will take you minutes to update your calendar and web pages on a daily basis.



16. Is it easy to use?

Step 1: Create a class.

Step 2: Edit the class- Using the control panel below, just add all the information you would like into our tools or use our directory to add activities created by others. This includes specific instructions at each step.

Step 3: Provide students and parents with your ExamBuddy web site address. This tracks students' quiz and survey results, provides students with their individually randomly generated user names and passwords. Students can log-in to your web page from any Exambuddy log-in panel.

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