Trim your PowerPoint quiz from a dozen slides to one

How many slides do you think people remember on average from a 20-slide, text-only PowerPoint? 20? 15? 10? The correct answer is four. People remember an average of only four slides from a 20-slide, text-only PowerPoint. The remaining 16 slides fall victim to our working memory, which struggles to recall more than four items from… continue reading »

How to get more done with Poll Everywhere’s new activity creator

Poll Everywhere recently unveiled its redesigned activity creator. The new creator is available now for all presenters. When you load it up for the first time, there may be some activities you don’t recognize. Don’t worry. I have a full breakdown of how everything works below. There are also some useful tips and links to help you get the most… continue reading »

If this, then that: decision modeling with Poll Everywhere

How to use decision modeling in PowerPoint with Poll Everywhere from Poll Everywhere on Vimeo. A decision method is a formal (axiomatic) system that contains at least one action axiom. An action is of the form “IF is true, THEN do” Wikipedia What is decision modeling? Decision modeling is a powerful method of instruction that… continue reading »

Create emoji quizzes online with Poll Everywhere

The future is now, polling pioneers 🎉 Poll Everywhere has officially gone post-language with full-blown emoji support for all poll types. Emojis can be questions. Emojis can be answers. Emojis are love. Emojis are life. Never again will you spend hours buried in your thesaurus struggling to find a word that encapsulates “unrestrained jubilation.” Simply use the… continue reading »