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Five ways to connect with parents using Poll Everywhere

The Innovative Educator

Poll Everywhere provides a terrific way to capture the thoughts, ideas, and opinions of parents. Simply set up a multiple choice or free response poll, text parents the code, and have them text in their answers like they do on shows like American Idol. Poll Everywhere provides a quick and easy way to give parents a voice and a vote.

Math: High and Low Tech Quick Assessments

MiddleWeb

Formative Assessment Meaningful Math Chromebook formative assessment google forms Michelle Russell Poll Everywhere Post Its Quizizz self-assessment sticky notes technologyMichelle Russell shares some of the simple tech (and not-so tech) tools she's using to take quick measures of math students' progress and understanding. One of her favorites is a sticky note strategy spread over three days that's proved both engaging and revealing.

2 Tech Tools to Keep Students Engaged & Alert

MiddleWeb

With the goal of encouraging learning at school and beyond, Curtis Chandler describes two free tech tools to help get students and the school year off to a good start: Poll Everywhere will quickly spark discussion and the Remind app will keep everyone on track. Class Apps Quick Communication classroom conversation Curtis Chandler deeper thinking online poll parent contacts Poll Everywhere Remind reminders

Is Your Teaching More Ping-Pong or Volleyball?

MiddleWeb

Class Apps Student Questioning analytical questions Curtis Chandler essential questions fishbowl modeling nearpod padlet participation Poll Everywhere questioning responses socratic seminar SurveyMonkey TodaysmeetCurtis Chandler has been guilty of ping-pong teaching that "merely bounces information back and forth between my students and myself." Kids learn more from a volleyball approach where they work together "to set up the shot" through inquiry activities. App tips included.

Must Have Mini Bites!

WJU EdTech

give a quiz or poll using PollEverywhere. EdTech Ideas brain break Grovo Kahoot pedagogy poll everywhere Yesterday I wrote about the great professional development site, Grovo , that offers 60 second training on all sorts of topics. I realize that I like Grovo because the training is offered in small chunks. My brain appreciates this! I can’t sit for more than 10 minutes before my brain starts to wander.

Overcome Your Nightmares

WJU EdTech

In reality, I asked my class this semester to choose 2-3 words to describe themselves and text them to Poll Everywhere for our word cloud. Recently Poll Everywhere announced new changes. Now, when you choose to poll in Presenter Session mode, the audience can simply text in your session name (your username), and after that, they can respond to multiple choice polls with no more than a single letter, number, “True”, “False”, etc.

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

Polling. Polling web tools can get real time information about students’ opinions, thoughts, and ideas which can be shared with them immediately. Google Forms can be used for student surveys and polling. What I really love about using Google Forms for surveys and polls is that immediate feedback can be presented to the students through the response tab. Poll Everywhere.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment. note : Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Video of the Week: 3 tips for great formative assessment

eSchool News

Check out these tips for how to use formative assessment apps and games such as Kahoot, Socrative, Plickers, and Poll Everywhere to check for understanding and encourage student self-assessment. note : Video of the Week picks are supplied by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Top Tips, Tools and Techniques for Easy Formative Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

Poll Everywhere. a Talk with Tony Vincent From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A secret to great teaching is to understand what students know. I’ve had times when one or two students begged me to move on because what I was teaching was “so easy” or they were “bored. When I did, I would discover that the rest of the class did not master the material and I had moved on too quickly!

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment. There are several ways for students/participants to join a poll, including texting through their phone. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard.

A Commitment to Digital Learning

A Principal's Reflections

After students decided as a group, they voted individually as a class about their opinion on the source with “ Poll Everywhere ,” using their cell phones. In math, Mrs. Chellani began the lesson with mobile learning devices and Poll Everywhere to review prior learning. Poll Everywhere was used in class to express opinions and check for understanding by completing problems and texting answers in.

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Draw it, Fill in the Blanks, Polling, Exit Slip Quiz, and Open Ended questions can be asked. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment. There are several ways for students/participants to join a poll, including texting through their phone. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard.

Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

The Web20Classroom

Poll Everywhere - Another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses. Similar to the others, the teacher can create a simple feedback poll or leave the question open ended. Another great feature of Poll Everywhere is the data analysis you get. When I was teaching science one of the best lessons I learned was about formative assessment. In my first year of teaching I taught the way I was told to teach.

10 Great PowerPoint Changes You Probably Don’t Know About

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This includes DropBox, Google Drive, Poll Everywhere, Camtasia, and Adobe Stock. polls and interactive elements. PowerPoint is the iconic leader in slideshow-type digital tools. It’s considered the most feature-rich, flexible, and diverse of all presentation tools and where everyone goes first (or wants to go first) to create presentations. Though the alternatives are loud and boisterous, over 500 million users choose PowerPoint, 6 million of them teachers.

The Future is Here: Take Advantage of It

A Principal's Reflections

In the case of mobile learning devices (cell phones), if a student does not have a device my teachers have been instructed to pair or group them when using polling sites like Poll Everywhere or conducting research. At New Milford High School we have begun to leverage technology that many students possess.

Engage Any Audience with Google Voice Texting

The Innovative Educator

It''s great fun to live Tweet from the stage and pull audience polls up while on stage. Texting to Poll Everywhere, Cel.ly, or asking folks to use a hashtag leaves audience members scratching their heads. Innovative educators love presenting to tech-savvy audiences. It''s backchannel galore with as folks Tweet, tag, and hashtag away. However there are times when I speak to an audience that simply isn''t quite that savvy.

What is the Most Effective Classroom Technology?

A Principal's Reflections

application like Poll Everywhere. This is the million dollar question! Like most educators in the blogging world I see the inherit value in educational technology. Combined with sound pedagogical practices, the effective integration of technology has the ability to engage learners in a variety of ways.

Climate is Everything

A Principal's Reflections

As a culminating activity, Mr. Manzo asked the students to take out their mobile devices and submit their questionnaire answers using Poll Everywhere. All three of these teachers willingly attended the Tri-State Educational Technology Conference (TSETC) held at NMHS and learned about Prezi, Glogster, and Poll Everywhere for the first time. This week has been extremely gratifying in terms of the instructional practices I either witnessed firsthand or heard about.

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Some Of Our Favorites: Poll Everywhere Quizziz Nearpod Flipgrid Recap App Content- When many teachers consider differentiation they look to content as the way to do it for most students, and rightly so. Co-Written with my friend and business partner Shaelynn Farnsworth In all the work that Shaelynn and I do with teachers across the US and beyond we see educators creating amazing learning environments for students.

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Ideas and Tools to Give Everyone a Voice

A Principal's Reflections

Mentimeter – Move over Poll Everywhere. Mentimeter is a great tool that allows you to poll your audience in a variety of ways. You can even create a presentation that has multiple polls. Whether during a class, meeting, presentation, or workshop it can be at times extremely difficult to give everyone a voice.

How to Use Technology in Your Faculty Meetings

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Poll the faculty with SMS. Instead of the traditional “raise your hand if you agree,” poll teachers through text messages. In addition to spicing things up a bit, text message polls using a tool like Poll Everywhere will make it easier to keep track of votes rather than counting the hands in the air.

Advancing Mobile Phones as Learning Devices

A Principal's Reflections

For the most part they used a program called Poll Everywhere to check for understanding, review prior learning, and informally assess. I provided a workshop on Poll Everywhere and some tutorials, but many of my teachers experimented on their own time and quickly figured out how to use this web 2.0 This morning I read a great article on PBS Media Shift by Audrey Watters entitled " Why Schools Should Stop Banning Cell Phones, and Use Them For Learning."

EdTech Quick Take: What's the Best Student-Response Tool?

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For simple polls or quizzes, something like Poll Everywhere can suffice. There are a lot of different student-response tools for teachers to choose from. The basic functions are often similar, but most have their own unique features that set them apart. . As you can see, using student-response tools can boost your students'' engagement in class, and the real-time feedback options enable some great formative assessment, too.

Embracing Formative Assessments This School Year

The Web20Classroom

Poll Everywhere - This is another one of my favorites, simply because of the variety of uses and methods of submitting responses. Similar to the others, the teacher can create a simple feedback poll or leave the question open ended. Another great feature of Poll Everywhere is the data analysis you get. Socrative - This one is quickly become a go-to app for formative assessments for educators everywhere.

How to Utilize Survey & Polling Tools with Web 2.0 OER!

Kleinspiration

I know teachers everywhere will really fall in love with this time saving resource. Survey and Polling Tools is the first in a series of reviews that we will be doing at Kleinspiration for Dr. Amin''s guides to Open Educational Resources. Survey & Polling Tools: A Quick Guide Other content includes this same format of information for web 2.0 Mohamed Amin Open Educational Resources polling tools Survey Tools web 2.0 Getting stuck on a web 2.0 Check out Web 2.0

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20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Mentimeter is an interactive presentation tool that allows you to poll your students, check for understanding, or ask students to vote. Poll Everywhere. Poll Everywhere is a live audience polling tool that integrates into your presentation. Freemium, free accounts are limited to 25 responses per poll.). The post 20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

NMHS Social Studies Teacher Brings Technology to Capitol Hill

A Principal's Reflections

Upon entering the Social Studies quadrant, Senate Staffers were asked to take out their cellular devices and to answer two Poll Everywhere questions on the Election of 1860. The second, an open-ended question, polled staffers on any prior knowledge they had about the Election of 1860. Two of my Social Studies teachers were recently invited to Washington DC on October 4, 2012, to deliver a model lesson that illustrated the effective use of technology.

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Streamlining BYOD With ClassLink

A Principal's Reflections

tools such as Poll Everywhere and Celly. After a semester long pilot program with the senior class during the spring of 2011, we rolled out our Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program to the entire student body in September. Throughout the entire 2011-2012 school year, we worked to refine our approach, implementation, and learning outcomes for the program. The model that we developed is customized, based on our student body and overall objectives of the program.

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Meeting the Needs of Your Students: UDL

WJU EdTech

Allow students to engage with the instructor and with each other in a variety of ways ( Poll Everywhere , Socrative, student-lead discussions, Twitter, hands-on projects, etc.). The Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) is a leading proponent of the Universal Design for Learning (UDL). “Universal design for learning (UDL) is a framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.

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Teaching Gen Text authors explain why cell phones should go to school

The Innovative Educator

Apps that Webb has used include Celly , which allows teachers to text students while not revealing phone numbers, and Poll Everywhere , which helps teachers conduct polls through text messages. My co-author Willyn Webb and I had the opportunity to speak with "Tech Page One - Insights from the Evolving World of Tech" to explain why cell phones should be allowed in the classroom.

Be Present

A Principal's Reflections

A Math teacher using Poll Everywhere in AP Statistics to check for understanding. There is no better way to get the pulse of a school as a leader than to be in classrooms. I have never considered myself one to be tied to a desk and/or office, but the managerial aspects of the position and ridiculous amounts of paperwork catch up to you at some point.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices

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Websites such as Poll Everywhere allow teachers to pose questions to students during presentations, demonstrations or lectures and students can respond with immediate responses displayed on a projector. To ban or not to ban, that is always the question when it comes to personal devices in the classroom. But rather than fight this uphill battle ( Generation Alpha is forecasted to be more technological than any previous), let's figure out how to leverage these little machines.