Create a Quia Matching Activity Using Images

In this activity you will create a Quia Java game that could include Matching, Flashcards, and Concentration using images.

·         You will need to have a Quia account

·         You need at least 8 images that have been resized to 100 pixels .

·         You will need to upload the images in the Files section of your Quia website.

1.    If you already have a Quia account, log in. If you are new to Quia, you must create a free 30-day trial account. There is no charge for creating a trial account, but after a month, you'll need to subscribe if you want to continue using Quia.

2.    You need to upload your resized picture files to Quia.

3.    In your Quia site, click Files.

4.    To create a new folder, click New folder. To move or delete files and folders, first check the boxes next to them, and then click the desired action button.

5.     Click on Upload to upload the images. To add a file to your account, click Upload and then select the file from your local drive. The file will be uploaded to the current folder displayed below.

6.    Now you are ready to create the activity.

7.    Click Activities in the left menu.

8.    Select the “Matching, Flashcards, Concentration, Word Search”  activity from the drop-down menu and click Go.

9.    Click on “Add Image and audio files”.

10.  On the left column, you can getimage,  and on the right side you can put the term.

11.  Follow the directions provided in the Activity Editor. If you need help with any section, click Help. Don't worry about making a mistake. You can always go back later and make changes. No one will see your activity unless you want them to.

12.  Once you have completed the steps to create your activity, you click Done.

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