EEX 3241 – McKinney/Cross
What is PollEverywhere?
PollEverywhere is a website that allows you to create your
own electronic polls which people can answer either online
or text message.
Who can use PollEverywhere?
Anyone! PollEverywhere is free to use for the most basic
usage, but can poll up to 20,000 people at one time.
This is useful for many settings and people, including:
Many, many more!
Fast and easy!
No sign up is required for basic use
Has access through phone, website, and twitter
Keeps your number private – won’t spam
Keeps peoples’ identities anonomys
Free usage when polling up to 30 people
Makes large crowds more personal with auto reply
Has many available options
Doesn’t reach out to people without cell phones or
Can cost up to $1,400 for usage with large crowds
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 1
Decide how many people you are going to poll
Go to http://www.polleverywhere .com/
Choose the option that is right for you
To create a fast and easy free poll, click the ‘Create Your
First Poll’ green button.
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 2
Choose what kind of poll you would like to make
Multiple choice poll [with a) b) c) answers]
Example: What is your favorite color? A) Blue B) Red C) Green
Text poll [allow audience to reply with whatever text
Example: What did you think of the presentation?
Goal poll [people can donate money using this feature]
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 3
Think of the question you want to ask your audience
and type it into the text box. If it is a multiple choice
question, be sure to type in the choices as well.
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 4
Use the toolbar on the right to decide how many times
people are allowed to respond, if you would like to
send a reply message to their phone, how people can
respond, and who can respond.
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 5
Save your poll by clicking the green button on the
How to use PollEverywhere: Step 6
Share with your audience!
Watch the results come up live by using the live chart
Switch to summary table view by using the option on
the right hand side.
You can choose to download your poll as a powerpoint
slide to share the results by using the option on the
right hand toolbar.
You can also choose to share and publish your results
using the same right hand toolbar.
Ideas for usage in classroom:
How does this pertain to us as future teachers? There
are many ways you can use this website in the
classroom, and here are just a few ideas:
Try it now!
How will you use polleverywhere in your classroom?
Text 163615 and your answers to 22333, then click here
to see the results!
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.