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 »

10 tips to improve employee development

10 tips to improve employee development

Guest post by Mary Hladio, founder and Managing Director of Ember Carriers Leadership Group U.S. companies, both large and small, spend millions every year on learning and development programs to encourage their employees’ advancement and productivity. But how do you know that these programs work effectively? The Harvard Business Review recently published the findings from a… continue reading »

7 interactive ideas for squashing boring PowerPoint

An interactive PowerPoint is a memorable PowerPoint. It makes the audience sit up and take notice, without letting them slip into idle relaxation. A relaxed audience is a forgetful audience. You want an audience that’s awake, alert, and excited to learn. To do that, you need to borrow a term from Hollywood and add more… continue reading »

New homepage, searchable support center

Redesigned home page and searchable support hub

You may have already noticed the new home page, but you’ll also find a redesigned support hub with a new search system that helps you quickly find the information you need. New Poll Everywhere home page The home page now offers new paths to business, education, and event-specific polling ideas, as well as a more unified visual experience. The… continue reading »

Poll Everywhere's guiding principles

Reflecting on the values that guide us – a rare opportunity

As a team, we haven’t been big on mission statements or sweeping pronouncements of our values. We prefer to show rather than tell. But as Poll Everywhere has grown, our ambition to change presentations has grown. Polling is increasingly being used not just by the most cutting edge professional speakers, but by everyday heroes in… continue reading »