Tools You Can use Thea Turner firstname.lastname@example.org Poll Everywhere http://www.polleverywhere.com/ • • • • • • • • Poll Everywhere is an easy and fun way to gather live responses in any presentation or classroom • it works with texting, web, or Twitter, • its simplicity and flexibility are make polling a hit with teachers and students. • Poll Everywhere is free for audiences of 40 people or less Creating a Poll http://www.polleverywhere.com/ • http://vimeo.com/42658303 QR Codes "Quick Response" • A Quick Response Code is a digital image that can be scanned without the beam of light needed to scan barcodes at the supermarket. It's used in advertising and marketing for smartphone users. • Can be used for scavenger hunts, quizzes, research, etc. • http://www.classtools.net/QR/ • http://www.qrstuff.com/ Socrative http://www.socrative.com/http://www.socrative.com/ • Engage the class using any device & save paper • Socrative is a smart student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classrooms through a series of educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops, and tablets- any device with internet access. • Teachers login through their device and select an activity which controls the flow of questions and games. Students simply login with their device and interact real time with the content. Socrative-Creating an activity • http://www.socrative.com/video-page Remind 101 https://www.remind101.com/ • A safe way for teachers to text message students and stay in touch with parents WITHOUT GIVING OUT YOUR PHONE NUMBER. • It’s a great way to send out assignments, a bonus question, congratulations, rewards or reminders, etc. Getting Started w/ Remind 101 https://www.remind101.com/ • Create an account (name, email, password) • Have students & parents text the number provided to you & @ message code. Let Give it a try! • Text the number: (469) 671-2934 • Add message: @645c0 Blog • Engages conversation/dialogue • Reflects learning and understanding • Less-Restrictive creative outlet Weebly Websites http://www.weebly.com/ • • • • • Reflects student learning Higher level thinking Enriches Creativity Extended Learning It free & fun! Weebly Websites http://www.weebly.com/ Example: http://alphabetblocksresearch.weebly.com/index.html Thank you for coming!