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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 »

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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 »

Interactive PowerPoint games that engage large classrooms

Hermione Granger is the worst person to have in a trivia contest. She dominates each question at the first possible instant, reducing the contest to a forgone conclusion. I’m sure we’ve all grappled with, or seen students grapple with, this scenario. It doesn’t help that most trivia games – Jeopardy, Family Feud, Millionaire – are… continue reading »

How live polling helps students ease into complex topics

I cheated on my boyfriend because our relationship had become too predictable and I needed some excitement. He never found out, and I’m not sure if I should tell him. How would you respond in this scenario? That’s what Andrew Milne wants to learn from his students at New Trier High School in Winnetka, IL…. continue reading »

10 word cloud activities for the classroom

There’s something special about building a live word cloud together with your students. Word clouds can be more than a static image you prepare the night before class. They can be living, dancing pictures whose words capture students’ ideas and emotions live, in the moment. The following education word cloud examples were created using Poll… continue reading »