Visualize audience feedback with a live word cloud in Google Slides

Word clouds are one of Poll Everywhere’s most versatile tools. I’m always discovering creative uses for them. A recent favorite comes from a teacher who uses word clouds to help her students analyze personality traits. She creates a word cloud with someone’s name as the title, then asks each student to submit five words they’d use to describe… continue reading »

5 interactive games that add friendly competition to any presentation

Four experts. Three rounds. One survivor. That was the wrinkle Fordham introduced into his company’s recurring panel discussions. Each panelist would answer specific questions related to their field. The audience would then vote on who gave the best responses. Whoever received the fewest votes was then banished. The discussions continued until only one panelist –… continue reading »

How to create post-event survey questions and share the results

Poll Everywhere is a robust solution for creating post-event survey questions. Without these questions, you’re essentially event planning in a vacuum. What did attendees think of your conference? How can you use that information to improve the next one? You’ll never know if you never ask. Jason O’Rouke, senior director of public policy and federal… continue reading »

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 »

Using neuroscience to create an effective presentation

Our own forgetfulness can undermine even the best presentations. It’s the hole in the bucket that turns a great presentation into a waste of time. Talk all you want, but if no one remembers what you said a week (or even a day) later, the effort was wasted. Few people understand forgetfulness better than Dr…. continue reading »