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Using Poll Everywhere to help students discuss the 2016 election

Enticing an entire classroom to speak up about anything is tough – even something as divisive as the 2016 election. Peter Paccone, a teacher at San Marino High School in Los Angeles, helped students enrolled in his US Government class discuss the 2016 presidential election using Poll Everywhere. “Poll Everywhere is great for discussing these… 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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A team-building contest with Poll Everywhere– and a BBQ!

Every summer the entire Poll Everywhere team comes together for our annual company retreat/team-building. It’s an action-packed week when local and remote employees gather at an offsite location to reflect, focus, plan, and bond. As the Poll Everywhere Office Manager (and general Jill-of-all-things-employee-engagement) this is one of my biggest opportunities of the year to reinforce and celebrate the culture we… continue reading »

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Transforming sustainability conversations in a Yale classroom

Let’s talk about broken relationships, human vulnerability, and our tendency to erect walls to keep others from seeing who we really are. You know, fun stuff. The sustainability conversation can be thorny Gabriel Grant is a Yale PhD candidate who teaches workshops on how to have difficult, but powerful, conversations about the things that matter. He helps… continue reading »

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So you want to use Poll Everywhere for Learning & Development…

Whether you’re steering your corporate training department into micro-learning, e-learning, situational learning, what-have-you, everybody benefits from quality interaction, both with the content and with the group. That’s why so many of the masses of brilliant and good-looking Poll Everywhere users (hey, there) live somewhere in the depths of the Professional Development department. If you’re one of those learning… continue reading »