Use www.polleverywhere.com as an alternative to iClickers for small groups. It provides a number corresponding to an multiple-choice answer for students to text in using their cellphones.

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  • Students respond to http://www.polleverywhere.com surveys and questions using their cellphones.
    • Since students often have their cellphones on them in class, this provides a way to put them to use for learning purposes.
    • All students need to have a phone on them for this to work.
  • You can check to see if students are understanding concepts by either asking them a question or by asking them how well they understand.
  • The anonymity of these survey is really helpful for getting students’ feedback and removes peer pressure to always say they understand the material.
  • iClickers are expensive and this website is a great way to get around needed them.
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