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  1. 1. A Guide to PollEverywhere<br />Amy Spears<br />10/26/10<br />EEX 3241 – McKinney/Cross<br />Fall 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is PollEverywhere?<br />PollEverywhere is a website that allows you to create your own electronic polls which people can answer either online or text message.<br />
  3. 3. Who can use PollEverywhere?<br />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:<br />Teachers<br />Businesses<br />Students<br />Charities<br />Conferences<br />Many, many more!<br />
  4. 4. Who can use PollEverywhere?<br />PollEverywhere is most suitable for older students, such as high school or college-aged students who have ready access to cell phones or computers and know how to use them.<br />
  5. 5. Pros:<br />Fast and easy!<br />No sign up is required for basic use<br />Has access through phone, website, and twitter<br />Keeps your number private – won’t spam<br />Keeps peoples’ identities anonomys<br />Free usage when polling up to 30 people<br />Makes large crowds more personal with auto reply<br />Has many available options<br />
  6. 6. Cons:<br />Doesn’t reach out to people without cell phones or computers handy<br />Can cost up to $1,400 for usage with large crowds<br />
  7. 7. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 1<br />Decide how many people you are going to poll<br />Go to http://www.polleverywhere .com/ <br />Choose the option that is right for you<br />To create a fast and easy free poll, click the ‘Create Your First Poll’ green button.<br />
  8. 8. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 2<br />Choose what kind of poll you would like to make<br />Multiple choice poll [with a) b) c) answers]<br />Example: What is your favorite color? A) Blue B) Red C) Green<br />Text poll [allow audience to reply with whatever text they want]<br />Example: What did you think of the presentation?<br />Goal poll [people can donate money using this feature]<br />
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  10. 10. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 3<br />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.<br />
  11. 11. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 4<br />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.<br />
  12. 12. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 5<br />Save your poll by clicking the green button on the bottom left. <br />
  13. 13. How to use PollEverywhere: Step 6<br />Share with your audience!<br />
  14. 14. Results:<br />Watch the results come up live by using the live chart option.<br />
  15. 15. Results:<br />Switch to summary table view by using the option on the right hand side.<br />
  16. 16. Results:<br />You can choose to download your poll as a powerpoint slide to share the results by using the option on the right hand toolbar.<br />
  17. 17. Results:<br />You can also choose to share and publish your results using the same right hand toolbar.<br />
  18. 18. Ideas for usage in classroom:<br />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:<br />Quizzes<br />Attendance<br />Teacher feedback<br />Group evaluations<br />Class discussions<br />
  19. 19. Try it now!<br />How will you use polleverywhere in your classroom? Text 163615 and your answers to 22333, then click here to see the results!<br />