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Paper-Grading Smartphone Apps

The Quick Key App Makes Marking Multiple Choice Tests Easier

— April 15, 2013 — Tech
The Quick Key app could forever change the way papers are graded. Quick Key was created by Walter O. Duncan IV, a classroom teacher with 14 years of experience. Duncan wanted a way to be able to grade multiple choice papers faster, which led him to create the Quick Key app.

The Quick Key app can scan tests and report the results instantly to an online gradebook. Students are differentiated by the system using QR codes and the app is able to function with all different types of educational software. The idea behind Quick Key is to give teachers more time to prepare quality lesson plans. The app hasn't officially launched yet, but it is still seeking beta testers. However, if it sees a successful release it could very well help improve the quality of classrooms around the world.
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