Quia.com is a web 2.0 tool that allows teachers to design and use a wide variety of assessments that coordinate with the text used in the classroom. Chances are the text you are currently using has resources posted at Quia.com.
Quia.com allows teachers to assign quizzes, games or tests for students to complete online. Students are presented with randomized questions covering specified objectives and then given immediate feedback. Teachers are shown student scores and progress at the website or via email.
This assessment tool allows for the teacher to become a better facilitator of understanding in the already limited classroom time. Detailed reports help guide instruction to the areas of greatest weakness so that the entire class benefits.
Thirty-day trials of Quia.com are free. Annual subscriptions are $49 for individuals and discounted rates are available for group subscriptions.