higher ed success primer

The PollEv success primer for higher ed instructors

Poll Everywhere was built to make active learning and formative assessment quick and smooth. To that end, let’s run through some strategies for success. We’ll go over common pitfalls to avoid, and give you time-saving tools you can use to keep your focus on what matters. Act now to prevent end-of-semester grading trouble (Paid features: Grading… continue reading »

Compare the best word cloud generators

What follows is my humble account of tooling around with some of today’s best word cloud generators. You should know that I’m not a word cloud expert. I’ve never heard anyone describe themselves that way. But I do appreciate a colorful, aesthetically sound explosion of words. Let’s find out which tool will give you the… continue reading »

How to take attendance using Poll Everywhere

This method requires a paid Poll Everywhere account. See Plans & Pricing for more details. Poll Everywhere can work magic in the classroom. Through interactive activities, this classroom response system gives students and teachers a constant line of communication, creating a more inclusive learning environment. Many teachers also use Poll Everywhere for a more workaday… continue reading »

7 active learning strategies that connect teachers with students

Dr. Tang is one of over 200,000 educators worldwide who use Poll Everywhere to promote active learning in the classroom. Poll Everywhere is a classroom response system that engages students on devices they already have: their phones. Educators create and embed live, interactive questions into their lectures, and students respond in real-time from the privacy… continue reading »

Banner image announcing that Poll Everywhere now integrates with Moodle

Moodle and Poll Everywhere team up to simplify your classroom

Poll Everywhere is thrilled to unveil Moodle as our third LMS integration. Together with BlackBoard and Canvas, Poll Everywhere simplifies student engagement with the top three learning management systems worldwide. “This project was driven by customer demand,” said project manager Brian Goodman. “It’s a real boon for all our teachers and lecturers, as well as… 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 »