Do Quality Technical Support for Your Business

The success of your business depends a lot on "how you are providing the support service to your products" when there are so many companies competing in the same technology or fields. Good technical support can help you increase customer conversion rate and win fine reputation; also, it is good for brand dissemination. Here are some suggestions to do good technical support for your business.

  1. Value the training of support technicians

    The quality of technical support services, without any doubt depends on the technicians your company has hired. All the support technicians must receive pre-job training before taking up their posts. As qualified support technicians, they should take the reins of products and services completely. After finishing the pre-job training, measuring the support technicians understanding and competency of the products and services they support is necessary. A test maker like Wondershare Quiz Maker will be a good help you conducting an exam to test the knowledge of technicians.

  2. Investigate customers for their content degree about your technical support

    Follow up your customers that you have provided service monthly and ask them for their feelings about whether they are content with your customer service. Collect all their feedbacks and then summarize all the problems. In most cases, customers will be too busy to enter into your interaction, so you should do attractive plans and invite them to your activity. For their good suggestions about your support, express your thanks and grant them with rewards if possible. For their complaints, organize investigation team for customer complaint shooting.

  3. Make FAQs and put them on your website visibly

    Collect the frequent asked questions your customer maybe ask and list them down, make detailed explanations about these questions, and then put these FAQs lists on your website. This will be a good way to minimize the amount of work for technical support personnel. The FAQs must be updated timely according to the modification of your products or service. Meantime, the technical support personnel should summarize customers' questions frequently and renew the FAQs for most common questions.

  4. Do live phone service or home service if necessary

    Customers do appreciate live phone support or home service because it adds the personal touch to business. You do not want to antagonize your customers, make them wait when they shouldn't, promise what you can't deliver or ignore their feelings. Take care of your customers, they will keep coming back to take care of business. That's the bottom line. However, most companies still provide very limited support instead of 24/7 support for their customers to their international business which will bring bad effects for international trade.

Technical support is really the most influential factor driving customer loyalty. The more quality technical support you provide, the more company's revenue and profit will be increased. So, please now review the customer services you provide and improve your technical services.

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5 Consultant Tools to Make You Look More Professional


Consultants use PowerPoint too often. How to make your PowerPoint look more professional? The key is to make the picture look more professional. Because PowerPoint templates can do the basic decorates, such as, background color, but it can’t do anything with the picture. So, this software can help you get this work done. You can add different shadow to a picture, change the perspective of a picture and do many other things. Then your picture will have brand new impression immediately and so is your PowerPoint presentation.(click here to download)

2、Quiz Creator

As a consultant, you have to provide good suggestion for the company you consulted. That’s what you make a living for. But in order to do that, you first have to know the current situation. Some consultants just ask questions face to face, but it will take a long time because you may have to ask some basic question again and again. So you can make the basic questions into quizzes and let your customers take it. After viewing the results of basic questions, you then know what kind of deep question to ask to get a better result.(click here to download)


Blog is essential for a consultant. You can publish passages on the blog to show your expertise in consulting. Good passages will build good impression of your customer. Also, Blog is a place where you can communicate with your customers to find out their needs and solve their problems. Sometimes, you may attract some experts in your own field too, this is a good chance to make friends and communicate with them to learn new knowledge from their work.

4 Cute PDF writer

It’s all for a professional impression, you can imagine the difference between a Microsoft Word document and a PDF document. There is no doubt that a PDF document is more professional than a Microsoft Word document. You can use Cute PDF Writer to create PDF easily and send the PDF to your customer. It’s a perfect tool to leave a professional impression to your customer.(click here to download)

5、NCH Software Express Accounts

This is an accounting software. You have to know how much money you can earn every month and do a little analysis about the data to know what to do next. You may have to figure out what kind of cost shouldn’t happen, and where you can invest more money to better you work, such as, you may want to hire somebody to do things which doesn’t make profit for you but you can’t avoid it. (click here to download)

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3 Ways to Make Your Students' Learning a Happy Trip

It's time to engage your students and make your students totally interested in what you're teaching. Here I provide 3 simple way (as easy as you can ever think) for you to perform immediately after you finish reading it. You can check the result yourself.

1 Perform the Knowledge

This is extremely helpful in language learning, if you can perform what you know, it means you really understand it, and the process is full of fun. Take the word "confident" for example; when your students learn this word, unfortunately, he or she may only know the word but not the exact meaning—the image behind it. Words comes from daily images, in another word, you understand a word only when you know the image behind it. So, how to act like you're "confident"? A person may stand up top, look upwards, walk quickly with a little smile on his or her face, never say die to anything and work with passion. If the students can act this way: walk confidently, breath confidently and live confidently then he or she will understand and memorize this word forever.


2 Quiz Others

Your Students like to quiz others. They want to show that they're clever by making others fail the test they provide. In the process of making a quiz, your students will think the knowledge deeply and finally make a question that can be hard for the test takers if they don't really understand it. Therefore, they get to know more when they make a quiz. Actually, they can also feel that they're powerful and relaxed when they produce a quiz, because they think they can do things which are believed that only the teachers can have the right to do. They'll feel that they're really smart and have more interest in learning things. Today's technology enables you and your student to make a beautiful quiz and share it online easily. Some software can let you insert image and audiointo the quiz. Usually, the quiz your students have made will become an artwork. Software like quiz maker can do this magic. So, give your students an assignment to quiz to make a beautiful quiz.

beautiful quiz

3 Make a Mindmap

A mindmap combines color, image and knowledge together and it's very enjoyable when your students start to draw what they've learned into a mindmap. Why? Because students like colors and drawing. Look at the kids, you’ll find that they’re always drawing something and put a lot of color on it. Actually, this is kind of their instinct. They just like it. When they do it, they can understand how the knowledge is organized and the exact meaning of the knowledge. This is similar to the first method, students can know the meaning by acting the image and they can also learn it by drawing it. Both ways have its own advantage. Sometimes, you can use the first way and sometimes this way. Don’t wait anymore, try to teach your students how to draw the mindmap and enjoy the trip.


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5 Causes of Teacher Stress and Solutions

1 Overcrowded Classroom

The stress: More students means more work. Teachers have to care about all of them and be responsible for their future.

Solution: Divide the students into groups and name a leader. The leader will take care of the group; he or she should deal with the problem first before reporting it to the teacher. Group members will learn from each other and share their knowledge. They can conduct discussion for what they feel confused of.

2 Grading Paper

The stress: Teachers have to grade homework, test and class work. This will often lead to heavy workload and make teachers work till midnight.

Solution: Online testing comes to be popular. Teachers can use software to make tests and students can take them online and then the tests will be automatically graded. In this field, Quiz Creator can do a great job. So, propose to schools to purchase online test software for every teacher.

3 Administrative Paperwork

The stress: Teachers have to hand in numerous reports to their superiors. Often, these reports are just for back-check, but they have to collect much information in order to write these reports.

Solution: Negotiate with the superiors before writing the reports and find out if something else can replace with reports. Such as, teacher can make small presentations instead of reports or let the student collect information for them if reports are really needed.

4 Meeting with Parents

The stress: Angry faces of the parents are the one of the most challenging things.

Solution: The reason why the parents are angry is that they worry about their kids. They think their kids may not be educated as well as they should be. In this situation, a report that can prove what you have done is very important, show them what you have done and promise that you will do a lot more to educate their kids better.

5 Challenging Students

The stress: Rebellious students who don't listen to you and do everything against you make you upset.

Solution: Listen to them. Rebellious students often lack attention and they do a lot of bad things to get attention on them. So a teacher should show his or her love for rebellious students and listening is always the best and simplest way. Teachers can send information like "I care about you" "I want to help you" to the students through just listening.

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How do Quizzes Bring High-efficiency Teaching?

We, teachers, with our own infinite wisdom, teach and cultivate students. As one of our teachers’ teaching methods, quizzing always plays an important role on teaching. For example, we make quizzes to measure students’ learning performance, improve our teaching strategies and get better teaching effects. There are some quizzes that teachers can make to bring high efficiency on our teaching:

1. Personality quiz — Know more about our students
As we all are aware that knowing the students’ psychology is the premise to perform an excellent teaching scheme. Well, a personality quiz about students’ habits, character, interest, etc. may do a favor for us. By analyzing the test results, we can understand students’ likes and dislikes, to take better and more suitable teaching strategies. On the basis of knowing students, we will have special strategies for - different students when we implement a teaching plan. Then the whole process of teaching scheme may be carried out smoothly.

2. Pre-class quiz — Prepare a good teaching scheme
Usually, making a pre-class quiz for the coming class will be effective for our teachers, especially the new unexperienced teachers. The quiz results will distinctly show us how much students have known about the coming class and how we should prepare a high-quality class with clear primary and secondary teaching plan.

3. After-class quiz — Know the teaching effects
When finishing a class, teachers have to get feedback on the class from students. An after-class quiz will provide great help to our teachers. From the quiz results, we may find students have uneven distribution status on mastering the previous class. The next step we need to do is to summarize our own defects and merits of teaching, making appropriate adjustment on teaching scheme for a more effective class.

4. Funny quiz — Make an attractive class
It is certainly advantageous for students knowing more extracurriculum knowledge, such as the World Cup, famous writers, basketball stars, etc. During class, we teachers consciously integrate some funny quizzes with teaching plan. Because the class is not a simply poor but colorful class with particular attractive content, students will have much more interest in the class.

All the quizzes we referred, personality quiz, pre-class quiz, after-class quiz and funny quiz can be tested in two different forms: paper-based quiz and online quiz.

Normally, we make paper quizzes with many complicated steps: editing questions, typesetting, printing tests, organizing taking tests, collecting and grading quizzes, collecting statistic data and analyzing the results, etc. But for the online quizzes, we can easily build them with professional quiz maker software like Wondershare Quiz Creator. Making online quiz, we just need to create quizzes with multimedia and post them online. Then students will take the online quiz via Internet at anywhere anytime and the system that comes with Quiz Creator can collect the quiz results automatically.

It is such an effective, highly functional and convenient way to conduct almost every test we teachers can imagine, why not we take full use of the quizzes to get more high-quality education?

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Why Quiz Software is Important for a Consulting Business

As a consultant, you have to give professional advices or services to help companies increase revenues and cut costs.

A lot of work is needed in order to achieve this, including:

o Conducting a needs analysis (includes a list of sample questions to ask clients)

o Determining project specifics including the scope of services to be provided, timeline, team, and budget

o Conducting a gap analysis (to identify the gap between "where we are" and "where we want to be")

o Identifying possible solutions

o How to present your recommendations to the clients (include a sample presentation outline)

o Implementation of your recommendations

o Post-project review (include a sample client feedback questionnaire)

Well, that's a lot of work and some procedures, such as needs analysis and getting feedback, are boring and time-consuming if you have to do it in person.

Nobody wants to use papers to do these work manually in this information age, it's too slow and also pricy.

So, how about using quiz software to do these boring work?

What is quiz software? Is it a simple software that can only help you make quizzes?
Not exactly. It should do a lot more for you, check this list:

  1. Quiz software should create beautiful questionnaires easily.

    Most quiz software provides the form-based editing features for you. What you need to do is typing the questions and answer option in the form, and publish it.

  2. Quiz software enables you to share your quizzes online and collect the results for you.

    You can just put your quizzes online, then the vender's server will collect the results automatically for you.

  3. Quiz software can put quizzes on the vender's server instead of yours.

    You don't need to have a server of your own as the vender has provide it for you.

As we can see, quiz software can do a lot for you.
Besides the features mentioned above, What other benefits can you get from quiz software?

o A lot more time on analyzing instead of collecting or managing information.

As the software has collect the information, you can work hard to come up with better advice or solution.Actually, people pay for better advice not for collecting information.

o A better customer experience.

Your customers will know that you catch up with the information age and give you more trust.They will enjoy the convenience too. Just open the browser and do the test.

o A life-long solution.

You can keep the software as long as we want to. So it can provide a life-long solution.
You can use this software to create as many quizzes as you want after you purchase the quiz software.

Which consulting business is using quiz software right now?

Sorry, it's not so sure. Usually, a consulting business will not tell you what software they're using right now because the competition is severe in this industry.
But you can make sure that a lot of big consulting companies are using quiz software.

You can find a good quiz software on Quiz Creator website.

Well, that's it, hope you're informed with this passage.

The author is a senior expert in Quiz Software who works at Wondershare Quiz Creator department. Wondershare works to provide you software that can help you better your business so that you can make more money.

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Make a Money-Making Quiz Online

Are you kidding me, a quiz can make money? Are you serious?
Sorry, I'm not kidding and I'm totally serious about it.

It seems impossible, doesn't it? But nothing is impossible on the Internet, if we can ever think of it, we can do it! And I really find the way!

First, have a look at this introduction page of a Twitter quiz.

It seems to be a very normal quiz to test your knowledge of twitter. Yes, you won't find anything wrong until you finish the quiz.

Now, take a look at the Result Page. If you pass it, you'll see a message to recommend their service…

When I finished the quiz, I suddenly realized this is not a quiz but a introduction to their service!

Wow, I didn't feel being fooled but surprised by their manners. Also, I learned knowledge about Twitter's functions and their company's service.

So what lessons can we learn from this?

  • Quizzes attracts people.

    We people like to prove that we're right and smart!

  • Quizzes teaches people when we type in valuable questions

    We can get valuable information by reading all the information about the subject and conducting a research…

  • Quizzes combine s the popular things (such as Twitter) and our services together

    Like the example above, if your product can provide service for people using Twitter, then people will know your product by taking a Twitter quiz.

Ok, Quizzes are powerful, but what can we do with them? How can we use it in our own business? Do't worry, here is the list:

  1. Do a research about what's popular right now

    There are some hot topics you may put in consideration: mother's day, world cup, popular stars, famous books, or even good methods of solving some problems…

  2. Figure out the connection between your product and these popular things

    You can find the point by going to the forums of these popular things and ask people how it would be like to provide your product to these things

  3. Use your creativity to build fantastic questions

    This is easy when collect enough information about the popular things, because most people don't know these kind of things and they will always thank you for teaching them

  4. Make a quiz and give fantastic answers for your readers

    Use the answers as suggestions to teach people new knowledge, such as, we can ask people how to make money online, then we provide the answer like: writing a blog, selling online Ads.

    Besides you should also make sure these answers are related to your product, and this is the point of connection. And you can use this Quiz Creator to make a quiz like the sample we mention above.

  5. Promote your service at the end of test

    Now, you just add a simple sentence to introduce your company, and everything is ok. Why, because people have already known what your business can do, they will contact you if they really need your service.

But, stop, there is also a few more things for you to consider, such as:

Is your product suitable for Internet Marketing?
Can your questions make people curious?

And that's all, easy, isn't it?

Alright, these five steps are what we need to do, and also are what someone is doing right now. They have known how to make money from using quizzes .

That's it. Hope you like it. What I want to do is sharing and studying these new things of Internet and figuring out why they do it, how they achieve it.

The author is a senior expert in Money-Making Quiz who works at Wondershare Money-Making Quiz department. Wondershare works to provide you wonderful software aim to help you better your website and please your audience. You could get more information about these tools here Quiz Creator.

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Want safety? Strengthen Traffic Safety Training for Happiness

In United States, May is taken as National Transportation Month in which people are introduced to the glorious development journey of transportation technology and things relating to it. It is true that the citizens were, are and will be enjoying the convenience brought by the advanced tech, while at the same time some side effects come out, too, such as pollution, traffic jam, etc. among which traffic safety is a key point. As some researches show, great life loss and disability result from motor accidents. Therefore, training about traffic regulation and safety needs to be strengthened. Schools, corporations, traffic administrations, etc. must take the responsibility to make students, employees, the public clear about the relating traffic regulations and safety tips.


In recent years, transportation industry increases greatly. More and more autos crow in the street, and on the other hand traffic accident happening frequently has taken many people’s precious lives, and these tragedies still show up continuously. Let’s see some statistics from authority:

  •  There are more than six million car accidents each year in the United States.

  •  A person dies in a car accident every 12 minutes and each year car crashes kill 40,000 people.

  •  The leading cause of death for individuals between 2 and 34 years old is motor vehicle crashes.

  •  Excessive speed is the second most common cause of deadly auto accidents, which accounts for about 30% of fatal accidents.

  •  Car accidents are the leading cause of death for kids between 2 and 14; About 2,000 children die each year from injuries caused by car accidents.

  • (Source: http://www.edgarsnyder.com/ )

For teachers and parents, nothing is more important than kid’s safety and development; for traffic administration, the normality and safety of traffic is a key task. The traffic safety training will be beneficial to realization of the purposes. The importance of traffic training is obvious, but how to adopt the training effectively?

Some suggestions on traffic regulation and safety training:

1. Invite experts in this field to offer students, employees, and the citizens, etc. professional and practical knowledge and tips about traffic safety. Pay attention to choosing proper lecturers according to the features of listeners. Kids need vivid stories which are easy to understand; the mass needs common knowledge; people in transportation field needs professional explanations.

2. Provide the trainees various learning materials like videos, brochures, images, stories, etc. It is the method we often use, but several details still requires attention. Our aim is to spread the knowledge and tips, so vividness is critical. No one needs stiff and boring preaches.

3. The result of training needs to be evaluated to guarantee good effects. Motivation comes from pressure. A transportation regulation quiz or traffic safety quiz made through quiz maker will evoke students and employees to pay more attention to the training. Traffic administration can start a quiz competition to attract more people to participate in the learning.

Traffic safety training does good to people and society. In this special National Transportation Month all sides needs to emphasize the importance of traffic safety. Cherish life, enjoy happiness!

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Efficient Feedback to Earth Day Publicity Quiz Saves You Out of Environmental Disasters

Recently many terrifying disasters happened in the world: strong earthquakes hit Haiti, Chile, China, etc. one after another. Some may say it is normal for the movement of Earth's crust, while how to explain the extreme weathers, whether serious draughts or heavy blizzards, happened frequently worldwide. These affairs increase people's worries about environment. Are they the alarms from nature? As far as we know, now people's activities impact the environment greatly and result in climate changes. The publicity of environment protection needs to be strengthened; we can start from us and let more people know the importance of protecting our earth. How can we, the common people, spread the knowledge of environment protection efficiently?

protect environment

Please neglect those delicate paper brochures, because they aren't environment-friendly; forget the flourishing advertisements on media, for they require many efforts. Comparatively, publicizing the knowledge through online quiz is a good choice for us, the common citizens. It can be the flexible and efficient way of environment education and publicity. We can make full use of the power of broad Internet and the interactivity of online quiz. People's knowledge about environment protection can be tested and enriched. The success of an Earth Day quiz for publicity lies in the efficient feedback which will pop up and show the right way to do for the environment with detailed explanations, so we should focus on it. Then how should we create proper feedback?

Feedback in quizzes plays an important role in spreading environment protection through Earth Day quiz whose main purpose is not for test, but for information publicity. Thus, feedback should be informative, and attractive. Let’s see how to achieve the requirements.

First, please prepare sufficient materials about the Earth Day 2010 and environment situation. Questions are refined from various knowledge and information in this field, but if we want to make quiz takers know more about the details, feedback is the real repository to show useful tips and knowledge about environment. Throw away the dull words like "correct" or "wrong". The feedback needed in Earth Day quizzes is informative and efficient in environment publicity. Therefore, informative feedback needs more preparation of environment knowledge.

earth day 2010

For those complex questions, some detailed instructions will be in need. Then how can we show large quantity of feedback within a simple environment quiz? Hyperlinks can help us achieve this. There are countless specialized websites about the Earth, climate, sources, environment, protection activities, etc. Once the quiz is linked to these sites, this Earth Day quiz will become a knowledge base of environment protection. In addition, it is also wonderful to create a special page for more comprehensive messages. Some professional quiz makers call the space as "blank page" or "blank slide", etc.

Apart from content, the way of showing feedback is also critical to great extent. Words are necessary in feedback, but plain words are not the best outlet and possibly they will make quiz takers bored. Don’t forget that we aim to attract more people to learn about environment protection. Have you ever thought of adding images and audio files, to the instruction? Multiform feedback will show information much better and more vividly. Quiz takers can gain knowledge from more sense organs impressively.

The above are some suggestions in adding efficient feedback to your Earth Day quiz. If you are not clear about how to add the feedback, you can take some quiz maker software like QuizCreator as a tool and its feedback feature is quite helpful and easy-to-use, or you can also turn to some online websites like ProProfs.com for some of the features.

Earth Day is a hot topic in each April. It must be more meaningful this year because we human beings have experienced too many tragedies resulting from environmental disruption. The prophecy of "the doomsday in 2012" causes some worries, even panic recently. Though it is still lack of scientific proofs to prove its rightness, the end of the World will come one day if we don’t act together to protect our mother planet. Your simple action will influence the fate of the Earth, and human beings.

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Online Foreign Culture Learning Makes You Real Residents of Global Village

As financial crisis fades, cooperation between countries has flourished again. It requires the enhancement of transnational communication and understanding. If you need to work abroad, if you are a language learner, or if you want to travel around the world, it is necessary for you to know the culture of target country, which will help you work and study more smoothly and efficiently. How to learn the foreign culture effectively? Technology will help us. Let’s get familiar with some online resources for foreign culture learning.

cross culture learning online

Language is the great carrier of culture and if you want to learn a nation’s culture, you must know about its language first. I will introduce two wonderful language learning sites: livemocha.com and BBC Language.

  • Livemocha.com is the most active language learning community in the world. This online language paradise enables you to communicate with native speakers, and also offers many online lessons and quizzes to improve and check your language level. You can invite others to check your work and you also evaluate others’. Livemocha supports to record audio and then other language learners will offer you feedbacks. It is quit interactive and you will not learn the language alone.
  • BBC language is another effective resource for language learning. There are many foreign languages like French, Spanish, Chinese, German, etc. You can exchange learning tips, play language games, and share travel experience on it. News pieces and TV programs are available to visitors.

In the process of studying foreign cultures, it is better to discuss with the natives or at least share the opinions with others. Thus you can enjoy more feedbacks and some first-hand materials. An interactive atmosphere will act as a good assistant helping you learn more. I suggest you make a quiz and presentation to show what you learn, which will increase your satisfaction of mastering new knowledge. Then let's see some platforms you can make use of.

  • Facebook, Twitter, etc. are quite popular social media on which you will find a lot of people with same interest with you. They are the ideal places for you to get suggestions and share experiences.
  • Travel Blog shows us enticing scenery of all the continents. It is a collection of travel journals, diaries and photos from around the world. You will experience the whole world through the blogs. The travel forum, at the same time, will allow you to learn from those who have been to other countries.
  • Studentoftheworld.info is a typical site for students all over the world. This site has full introduction including the overview, statistics, etc. of nearly all the countries. One important thing is that students from the target country will show you their ideas which manifest the nation’s modern values, in some degree.

The internet resources bring us more convenience to study the foreign culture. As long as you search, there must be more marvelous learning sources. The governmental sites, travel sites, etc. are all good platforms for you to know the country. The more you learn the world, the better your life will be.

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Easter Day Quiz for Teachers during April Fool’s Season

Easter Day is just around the corner. Dear teachers, have you prepared well for students’ questions about Easter Day? Though it is a commonly-known religious day, students still need to know more details. How can you know whether you have mastered the knowledge of Easter Day? What way will you choose to teach and share the Easter Day information with children? Ok, this Easter Day’s quiz will help you.

Easter Day Quiz

Question 1:

On what street in New York does the city’s famous Easter parade take place?

A. Broadway

B. 42nd Street

C. Wall Street

D. 5th Avenue

Question 2:

Who was the last monarch to wash the feet of the poor on Maundy Thursday as an act of humility in remembrance of Jesus washing the disciples’ feet?

A. Victoria

B. James II

C. George III

D. George VI

Question 3:

In France how are Easter eggs thought to be delivered to children on Easter Sunday?

A. By the Easter goose

B. By a church bell that scatters eggs as it rings out on Sunday morning

C. By the Easter bunny

D. By the Birgin Mary who delivers them to the children while they sleep

Question 4:

Who was the first to speak to Jesus after he had risen from the dead/

A. God

B. Mary, his mother

C. Judas Iscariot

D. Mary Magdalene

( Do you know the answers? Come on! ^_^ )

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Question 5:

What are the English and German names for Easter or Ostern derived from?

A. The Passover ritual of Seder

B. The ancient name for the month of April

C. The German word for Austria, traditionally believed to be where Easter eggs were found

D. The Latin for word for eggs

Question 6:

What does the Easter Triduum refer to?

A. The Sunday after Easter Sunday, the conclusion of the Easter week

B. The ascension of Jesus to heaven and the completion fo the Holy trinity

C. The last three days before Easter Sunday

D. The meal eaten by the disciples following Jesus’ crucifixion

Question 7:

The Good Friday agreement, signed on Good Friday 1998, is also known as what?

A. The Belfast agreement

B. The Democratic Unionist agreement

C. The Dublin agreement

D. The Northern Ireland agreement

Question 8:

The term Maundy, describing the Thursday that commemorates the last supper and celebrated the day before Good Friday, is derived from the Latin word mandatum, meaning what?

A. Final

B. Commandment

C. Mandate

D. Disciple

Question 9:

What way will you choose to teach your students? If e-Learning method is used, what will be the result?

The quiz is finished, while is it hard to do the quiz and make a judgment? Please be patient. Let's try another version of this Easter Day quiz.

Is this one much more engaging? I didn’t show the Easter Day quiz made with Flash quiz maker first; however, don’t regard it as teasing on you. You know, it is April Fool’s season. ^_^ Check out the score you have got. Oh, there is an open question – the last question. What is the key? I think you should have already known the answer based on your experience in doing the quiz, and your students possibly have the same feeling.

Don’t feel upset if you failed in the quiz this time. There is still enough time for you to learn more about Easter Day. The following are some materials about Easter Day for you:



Children always like learning in interesting ways. Dear teachers, why not make full use of these techs in your class? E-learning has become the hot topic. If the e-Learning technology can be well adopted in teaching, students and also you must get great benefits from them.

Happy April Fool’s Day and Easter Day!

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Facebook Guide for Students: How to Become Popular?

Recently the news pops up that Facebook has overtaken Google to become the most popular site in U.S. As a survey shows, at least 85% of college students have at least one Facebook account. It has become part of students’ life. Then how to become popular on this hot social platform? This must be the confusion for many students and Facebook users. Here I want to share some tips with you, dear friends. You may find some inspiration from the Facebook guide based on my using experiences.

To become popular on Facebook, you need full preparation, patience and it is also necessary to know some tips and tricks. Please remember a principle: perfect your own profile first, and then communicate with others. Let’s see the details:

1. Choose unique image and nickname. Don’t change them if not necessary. This is because the image and nickname are the first two elements for other members to recognize you. Once friends get familiar with you, they firstly will distinguish you through your picture and name.

2. Decorate your page and make it look great. Never hesitate in choosing a personalizing Facebook background. Fill in all the blanks, and don’t let it look dull. If there are just some big blanks or “no info”, visitors will definitely lose interests.

3. Give freedom to your visitors. Pay attention to your privacy, but offer friends freedom they can enjoy. For example, you can make it open to comment in videos, images, etc. Help your visitors enjoy the time on your page.

4. Tweetmeme.com provides you bunch of hot news and topics for sharing on Facebook. Updating news and sharing interesting pieces are the best method to make others know your page is quite active. Tweetmeme will save your time in searching for the attractive word.

5. Communicate with others actively. Before visitors come to your page, you need to “go out” first. It is important to increase the number of your friend list, but the more critical thing to get more friends and keep them on your list is your interactive action with the people on and out of the list. Keep on commenting others’ messages attentively, and they will feel your true heart and appreciate you. Don’t just add friends, but “talk” with them.

6. Make full use of applications Facebook offers. To attract others to your page, you can take advantage of the Facebook applications, especially those which can make your page more engaging. For example, you can make a quiz on Facebook for visitors to take, which will be more interactive. Here is the tutorial: How to make quiz on Facebook. You can also make multimedia quiz with quiz maker like QuizCreator and upload it to your own site. Then share the link on Facebook. Many applications are quite interesting, but don't add a bunch of silly apps. Get some suggestions through the following article: Facebook Applications for Page Popularity .

The above are some tips I summarized based on my use of Facebook. Hope they can help you to some extent. For more useful tips, dear friend, you can get them on this authority website for Facebook guidebook: http://mashable.com/guidebook/Facebook/ Facebook is a hot and excellent social media platform for students to get friends, learn news and knowledge, while please act wisely to prevent yourself from being absorbed into it.

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Techs and Resources for Water Saving Education

Water, as one of the most important sources for human’s life, is facing a severer and severer situation. It is easy for us to find many tragedies resulting from the water shortage and pollution, so actions need to be taken at once! One of the necessary actions is to raise people’s consciousness of saving and protecting water source. That is to say, we must strengthen the water saving education to which techs and resources will be beneficial. The coming World Water Day on March 22th, 2010 is a good chance to enhance this education.

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Five techs for water saving education:

1. Scribus

Scribus is the powerful free software that helps teachers or disseminators create great looking documents of all kinds easily. It is useful to make some interesting and practical educational brochure of water saving and protecting.

2. Ren'Py

Ren'Py is a cross-platform engine that helps users to combine words, pictures, and sounds together to tell stories with the computer. Its easy and efficient script language makes it possible for non-programmers to make visual novels. Teachers can make funny or innovative visual stories about water to kids and students.

3. Zoho Show

It is an online presentation maker, or we can take it as the alternative of PowerPoint. The big advantage is that users can embed the presentation to website by copy and paste the code snippet Zoho provides, which means teachers can create online water slideshows free for students to view at any time.

4. PowerPoint to DVD converter

Brochures are good for the publicity, while active “brochure” may be more vivid. Students may like a brochure that displays like a movie better because it is livelier. It is easy to make such a movie about water with PowerPoint and a PowerPoint to DVD converter.

5. Quiz creator

Make a World Water Day quiz with multimedia, and then let students or any other people take it. Thus, people can learn through interactive tests. Quiz competition can also be hold at schools or communities.

There are many technologies for the education on water saving and protecting. As long as teachers or disseminators use them properly, the techs must be able to work as a great assistant. Apart from the technologies, the teaching materials are the other critical part in water education. Check some authority websites of water knowledge below.

1. http://www.unwater.org/flashindex.html

This plays as the authority site of UN-water, a mechanism in United Nations. The relating statistics, activities and policies can be easily found here.

2. http://www.worldwaterday2010.info/

It is the theme website for the World Water Day 2010 from which we can gain information about the latest situation of water resource and the events relating to water protection in the world.

3. http://water.org/

It is the site of Water.org, an American nonprofit developmental aid organization. This site shows us knowledge about water facts and what we can do to offer the clean water.

4. http://water.usgs.gov/

Here visitors will see the knowledge about water in all rounds like the basic information about water, water use, water pollution and ways to protect water. The feature is that there are specialized materials for education.

5. http://www.kidzone.ws/water/

There are fun facts for kids about the Water Cycle. Photos, activity suggestions and some printable worksheets are offered to visitors.

As reports show, many areas in the world are facing serious water shortage and pollution. Therefore, UN has started World Water Week from September 5th to 11th and World Water Decade from 2005 to 2015, besides of World Water Day. However, as residents of this global village, we must take actions by ourselves in daily life to protect precious water. At the same time the water education needs to be strengthened to raise the public’s sense of water protecting and make more people, especially the young, know the importance and benefits of it.

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Enhance Poison Prevention Education to Keep Children Safe from Toxicants

National Poison Prevention Week is coming. The goal of this special week is to raise awareness of the risk of being poisoned by household products, medicines, pesticides, plants, bites and stings, food poisoning, and fumes. Children are always curious about everything, and have poorer ability of self-control; thus children belong to the group needing more help in poison prevention work. Schools have great responsibility to educate children how to prevent horrible poison.

Knowledge of poison prevention is complex and fussy, while teachers first need to make children clear about the most important or efficient contents.

1. Raise students’ awareness of the danger in poisons. Students may be naughty and rebelled, so the best way to persuade them to be cautious about the toxic is to make them well know the danger and harm. According to the research, Over 1000 Americans die from poisoning every year. And more than two million potential poison exposures are reported every year to American Poison Control Centers. On average, poison centers handle 1 possible poisoning every 13 seconds.

2. Tell students how to avoid the harm from poison. When children know the danger of the toxic, it is time to help them act correctly and properly in their daily life. People live with poisons every day. Some small actions may result in unhappy endings. Tell students what they can do and what they cannot.

3. Share some symptoms of being poisoned and the fist aid tips. Unavoidably, some students or people beside them may be tortured by the toxicants. When emergency happens, the knowledge students learned can be of great help for themselves and also the other victims.

With the above training, the possibility for children to be poisoned can be reduced in some degree, and also even when some accidents happen, they themselves will take proper actions to relieve the pain. The following are some links for schools to share with students for poison prevention:




These are all professional and authoritative websites of poison prevention. Situations, treatment, first aid tips, etc. can be easily found there.

It is important to adopt poison prevention education, and the way to pass relating knowledge to students is also critical to the teaching efficiency.

1. Make children disseminators of poison prevention in voluntary activities.

During the poison prevention week, schools can organize some voluntary activities in communities, such as propagating poison prevention to residents, which will drive students’ sense of responsibility. Thus, they must devote to learn the knowledge and maybe they will continue passing the knowledge to others after the week. Teachers can also help students create some poison PowerPoint slideshows as courseware telling how to prevent being poisoned and tips for first aid. With the knowledge and courseware, students must do the voluntary job more efficiently.

2. Generate online poison prevention quiz for students to take.

Tests act as another method to encourage students to study poison prevention. Teachers can make quizzes about poison prevention and upload them to websites or LMSs for students to take. One thing to remember is to keep the quiz interesting and attractive, and this will draw students’ interests. A quiz can be made with Google Docs, free online websites and quiz maker, etc. The online test made with quiz software like Wondershare QuizCreator is recommended to school use. It can create quizzes with multimedia (images, audios, Flash videos, Flash movies, etc.), more question types and more publish channels, which definitely will please the quiz takers.

Educating students on poison prevention is a task for a long time. Teachers and school authorities must take the responsibility to help children know more about the toxicants, so there will be fewer tragedies.
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