Kami’s Question tool allows teachers to create auto-graded questions for an assignment, and view auto-graded results through the Kami Grader in Google Classroom. With this feature, you’ll be able to:

  • Add Multiple Choice, Checkboxes, Dropdown, and Short Answer questions to an assignment.

  • Set correct answers and assign points for the questions.

  • Test and interact with the questions, and preview auto-graded results before assigning via Google Classroom.

  • View auto-graded results of students’ turned-in work via Kami Grader in Google Classroom.

Who can use the Question tool?

This feature is currently in beta and will be available to those who have signed up to become a beta tester.

How can I join the beta test group for the Question tool?

If you’d like to test drive the Question tool and provide feedback to our team, sign up through this form below. Our team will be in touch once it's ready to test.



How to use the Question tools:

1. Create a question

Select "Activity" from your toolbar, then choose from: Multiple choice (or Checkboxes), Dropdown, and Short answer.

Note: you need to create a separate question component by using other annotation tools.

Multiple Choice and Checkboxes

  • Select the “Multiple choice” question tool under “Questions”, and drop it anywhere on the page.

  • Edit answer options by clicking on the texts.

  • Adjust the layout of answer options by clicking the “Add column” and “Remove column” icons on the right of the question.

  • Click the gear icon on the right of the question to switch between multiple-choice and checkboxes.

Dropdown

  • Select the “Dropdown” question tool under “Questions”, and drop it anywhere on the page.

  • Edit answer options by clicking on the texts.

  • Click the gear icon on the right of the question to switch between single-answer and multiple-answer.

Short Answer

Select the “Short answer” question tool under “Questions”, and drop it anywhere on the page.

2. Set an answer key and grade points

You can set correct answer(s) and grade points for the question.

Note: the question will not be auto-graded if no correct answer is set, but your students will still be able to interact with it.

Multiple Choice, Checkboxes, and Dropdown

  • Click the gear icon on the right of the question to set the answer key.

  • Choose the correct answer(s) for the question Settings.

  • At the bottom of the question or in the Settings, assign points to the question.

Short Answer

  • Click the gear icon on the right of the question to set the answer key.

  • List the answer or answers that are correct in the question Settings.
    Note: options you add in Questions are NOT case sensitive.

  • At the bottom of the question or in the Settings, assign points to the question.

3. Preview your question

  • Click the “Preview” button on the top navigation bar.

  • Test and interact with the questions.

  • Click the “Preview” button again to view auto-graded results based on the responses you create.

  • Click the “Preview” button again to return to edit.

  • Clear the responses by clicking the "reset answer" icon to the right of the question.

4. Assign via Google Classroom

Assign the document by clicking the Menu dropdown option “Create Assignment” for Google Classroom.

Note: The auto-grading functionality is only compatible with Kami Grader in Google Classroom at the moment. You won’t be able to view the auto-grading results if you share the document via links.

5. View auto-graded results via Kami Grader

Once students have turned in their work, click the “Open Kami Grader” button to view the grading results in Kami. Follow steps 3-5 of this guide.

You are able to adjust the points manually for each question in Kami Grader.

We'd love your feedback about Kami's Questions tool 💌

Drop all your feedback and suggestions at support@kamiapp.com

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