Poll Everywhere is a great way to create quick anonymous questions for your class using real-time data collection. This tool allows for an individual to create a poll without purchasing any additional equipment aside from what they already may have access to use.
- A recent computer – A computer purchased within the past 5 years should be suitable.
- A high speed Internet connection – This process will not work on dial-up Internet.
- Adobe Flash Player – If you do not have this installed, please download it at http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. Adobe Flash Player is available for all web browsers on Windows (XP, 7, 8), Mac OS (10.6, 10.7, 10.8), and Linux (varies).
- Optional items
- A cell phone with a texting plan
- A Twitter account
How to do it
Poll Everywhere has a great resource video on how to get started with creating polls but lacks one important point: how to get there!
To get started – Go to http://www.polleverywhere.com, then click on Create Your First Poll. The video below will explain the rest!