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Poll Everywhere is a popular free Web service for mobile polling which provides anonymous user feedback. Until just recently the presenter needed to be connected to a computer. Not anymore because Poll Everywhere has just released Mobile Presenter Tools. Now you can poll being completely mobile! Check it out today:
Posted by Christal Thompson on September 1, 2012 at 4:00pm
There are times it is inconvenient to type on a tablet or phone. Sometimes it would be nice to just print with your finger what you are searching for. This summer Google released the capability to write with your finger on the Google screen to search. This feature isn't meant to replace typing, it is just another tool in your toolbox when typing is inconvenient. An example would be you are in your classroom and are using your tablet to drive a PowerPoint presentation and you would…Continue
Posted by Christal Thompson on August 30, 2012 at 9:30am
Socrative is a student response system that is easy to use and it is free! You can use Socrative like a student "clicker". Develop a quiz or set of questions that you would like to ask your class and have them respond via their tablets or phones. I have used it to gauge how much my students have retained. The reports are great, and you can even see live results as the students respond. Try it out today!
Posted by Christal Thompson on August 15, 2012 at 8:02am
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