Teacher Review For Poll Everywhere

Great Interactive Classroom Application

Brent H.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 10, 11, 12
My Subjects Science
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 4
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Individual
Practice
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
How I Use It
I set up groups of questions that can be embedded into a powerpoint or show on a screen in the front of the room. The students then answer the questions on their own device and the answers are projected for the entire class to see. I generally use this to check understanding during a lesson or as review for a test and quiz.
My Take
I have used Poll everywhere for in class questions for the past couple of years. It is really easy to have students each answer a question using their cell phone, a computer, or a tablet. Every student gets to answer and it is a lot of fun for the students. They really enjoy seeing the immediate nature of the responses. It is a wonderful way to have a polling system in the classroom using the technology students already have versus buying an expensive student answer system.