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If this, then that: decision modeling with Poll Everywhere

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 teaches learners how to think instead of what to think. If you’re a corporate trainer,… continue reading »

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How to take attendance the easy way with Poll Everywhere

There are several creative uses for live student polling in the classroom. Some educators create choose-your-own-adventure-style lectures, others craft interactive radiology quizzes. But a constant favorite is simply taking attendance. I’ve seen all sorts of guides and suggestions floating around online on how best to use Poll Everywhere for taking student attendance. Let me simplify… continue reading »

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How to choose an icebreaker for any event [infographic]

Never underestimate the positive power of good icebreakers. They promote warmth and camaraderie within your audience as everyone shares a laugh – and learns a little more – about their peers. Icebreakers come in many forms, so if you’re unsure which one is right for your next presentation, check out the handy infographic below for inspiration…. continue reading »

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New features: Fall 2016

Time-saving improvements, better slide integration, smarter clickable-image polling… The Poll Everywhere engineers have been busy cooking up good things for you. Here are a few you might want to try. Edit polls right there in PowerPoint Now you can make your Poll Slides look as wonderful as all your other slides, without ever leaving PowerPoint (or Google Slides, or Keynote)…. continue reading »

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6 creative ideas for open response polling

One question we get all the time is, ‘What can I do with open response polling?’ Open response polls let users type out their own responses to questions – think Mad Libs in polling form. This style is ideal for brainstorming (‘How can we reduce turnover?’) or tackling complicated concepts (‘Describe happiness, in a word’)…. continue reading »

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Managing the risks of an interactive town hall

Employees are disengaged. They’ve checked out. Sometimes they’re actively hostile towards their companies. Gallup calls it a crisis. Thought leaders like Josh Bersin say the issue “is becoming one of the biggest competitive differentiators in business.” Research from McKinsey shows that organizations that are good at motivating employees are 60% more likely to be in the top… continue reading »