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.

Math: High and Low Tech Quick Assessments


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Spice It Up! 6 Tech Tools to Transform Your Staff Meeting

Fractus Learning

Poll Everywhere. I have used Poll Everywhere in many staff meetings. With a quick poll, any facilitator can gauge the know-how of the group, as well as the feelings toward a particular topic. I am sure every educator looks forward to staff meetings, right?

2 Tech Tools to Keep Students Engaged & Alert


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

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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.

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. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard.

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.

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,, or asking folks to use a hashtag leaves audience members scratching their heads. Innovative educators love presenting to tech-savvy audiences.

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.

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. Poll Everywhere shows real time results in a bar graph on the teacher dashboard.

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.

How to Use Technology in Your Faculty Meetings

Gaggle Speaks

Poll the faculty with SMS. Instead of the traditional “raise your hand if you agree,” poll teachers through text messages.

9 Uses for Smartphones in the Classroom

Leadership Lounge

Student response systems: Clicker systems became popular in schools as a way to quickly gather student input — perhaps at the end of class to determine students’ levels of understanding on a particular topic, or as a way to conduct class opinion polls.

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


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. Getting stuck on a web 2.0 Check out Web 2.0

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.

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.

5 Ways Teachers Can Encourage Deeper Learning With Personal Devices


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.

Has Your School Reached an Edtech Plateau? Here’s the Key to Moving the Needle


For example, create a live word cloud with AnswerGarden or Poll Everywhere in response to a school-wide question to help focus the discussion. Whether your role is as an administrator, teacher, parent, or student leader, if you’re reading this, you are probably interested in helping other school community stakeholders understand the power of technology in a teaching and learning environment.

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.

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.

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.

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.).


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.

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.


Is Your PD Workshop Up to Par? 5 Ways to Tell

Graphite Blog

For example, using a cell phone and Poll Everywhere can quickly boost excitement and engagement while providing you with formative assessment data. What does quality professional development look like? Take a moment to reflect back to a workshop that has had a lasting effect on you. Now ask yourself why. Was it the content, the presenter, or a combination of many elements?

Forging Ahead With Change

A Principal's Reflections

Teachers have the students text in their answers on their cell phones using web programs such as Poll Everywhere, conduct research on the Internet, take notes using Evernote, or organize their assignments.

Small Changes, Huge Results

A Principal's Reflections

cell phones) responsibly as a tool for learning in certain classes using free programs such as Poll Everywhere. Cross-posted at the Huffington Post. Last week my school was fortunate to have the NJ School Boards Association (NJSBA) visit to produce a live event called Learn@Lunch: Technology as an Engagement Tool. You can view the archive of the event here. A little over two years ago something like this would have never happened at New Milford High School.

The Seeds of Innovation

A Principal's Reflections

Lastly, I used Poll Everywhere in my senior seminar the next day and it was a big hit. The following is a guest blog post by Dr. Franklin Turner who recently visited my school.

Here's what you missed at the MidWest Technology Conference 2014 #METC14


I had the pleasure to attend and present at the Midwest Technology Conference in February. Now that things have settled a bit, I have finally had the time to debrief and organize all of the valuable information I received.

Just Another Typical Day

A Principal's Reflections

He also had students use Poll Everywhere to check for understanding in the beginning of the lesson. This past Wednesday (February 6) was the second annual Digital Learning Day.

Instructional Upgrade

A Principal's Reflections

Students from Algebra 1B and Elements of Geometry have used Poll Everywhere in order to answer multiple choice questions. It also enables students to take online polls. It also enables students to take online polls.

Testing Giving You The Blues? Get Creative with EdTech Formative Assessments


Using Quick tools like Plickers , Google Forms, Padlet , Poll Everywhere can quickly allow you access to data in a quick and fun way, sometimes so fun, students have no idea they are being assessed. I began to think about the 15 years in education and my various experiences.

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.

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

Graphite Blog

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. .

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.

Distraction 2 Reaction: BYOT (BYOD) Success!


Educational Uses of BYOT Poll Everywhere - Free. Notes from TCEA 2012 Presentation by Eanes ISD Tech Group and Carl Hooker, Director of Instructional Technology, Eanes ISD Presentation posted at: Research Behind BYOT 2011 Horizon Report K12 Edition - Published every year. Compilation of research by respected educational technologists across the nation. Publicizes key trends and challenges and predictions for adoption educational technology.