Using Web 2.0 Tools in the Classroom
Web 2.0 Category: Feedback
What is Poll Everywhere?
Poll Everywhere provides a fast, easy, and fun way to get feedback from an audience in a variety of situations. It is a free online tool that allows users to create their own poll that can be answered by web, text message, or Twitter. Poll Everywhere allows the poll creator to see the results compiled and graphed as replies are submitted in real time.
Directions for audience
What are the benefits of using Poll Everywhere in a classroom?
Teachers create polls in an easy and user-friendly manner. K-12 educators may use the free version of Poll Everywhere with 40 students at any given time. If a teacher has more students in the classroom, then he or she may contact Poll Everywhere directly to accommodate.
Who can use Poll Everywhere?
Example for U.S. History
In the image below, you can see how a poll question is presented to students on the web, who in turn must select an answer and submit it. It will let you know which answer you have selected, and provide you with the option of clearing for resubmission.