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Run Your Staff Meeting Using These 8 Easy Steps

Poll Everywhere welcomes Tim Gaur, editor at The Manager’s Resource Handbook, as the guest author of this post. Every manager out there has been tasked with running a staff meeting. Some managers treat them as afterthoughts and hold them out of obligation, others treat them as sacred and essential team huddles, regardless of what’s happening…. continue reading »

8 ways to use interactive images in a presentation

Interactive images are a great way to capture and present audience feedback in one place. The images can be maps, charts, smile sheets – anything you like. The audience clicks anywhere on the image, and a green pin plots their response. Below are examples of how you can use interactive images in your own presentations…. continue reading »

How to add a logo to your poll (and other tips)

Did you know you can customize your poll response chart? You can change its color scheme, resize labels and title, and even add images. Logos are a popular addition, and dropping one into your poll is a snap. How to add a logo to your poll chart 1. On My Polls, select the poll you want… continue reading »

Emotional visuals can help or hurt your presentation

Recalling the plot of a really boring movie takes some serious mental gymnastics. Why is it so tough? Chances are it’s because you didn’t care about the (bland) characters and their (dull) problems. In other words, you weren’t emotionally invested in the movie. While researching neuroscience-based studies for my book, Impossible to Ignore, I noticed… continue reading »

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Tips and tools to engage the classroom in writing activities

Poll Everywhere welcomes Gloria Kopp as the guest author of this post. Long writing activities are generally relegated to homework, but there comes a time when every teacher needs to introduce them into the classroom. These activities come with their own distinct challenges. Listening to a teacher and answering questions is far more interactive than sitting and writing…. continue reading »