How to get better corporate training results with gamification

How far will people go to avoid boredom? According to University of Virginia researcher Timothy Wilson and his colleagues, far enough that many of us are willing to shock ourselves out of boredom — literally. Rather than be alone with their thoughts for 6 to 15 minutes, many of Wilson’s subjects chose to give themselves… continue reading »

Employee satisfaction surveys and the benefits of transparency

Transparency is at the heart of Poll Everywhere’s company culture. Office manager Thoey Bou and the Operations team have designed an employee satisfaction survey that illustrates how responses are made to matter at our company. Each employee is left with a crystal clear image of how their feedback directly informs the action items Ops addresses…. continue reading »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »