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Technology in the Classroom

Instructional Technology Resources:
Facilitating Student Feedback

Are you looking for resources to enable you to engage your students in new and exciting ways during class? Working on a BYOD (bring your own device) model, these tools let you take advantage of tech students are bringing with them to class – phones, tablets, and laptops. From simple apps to track attendance and participation to more advanced tools that let you poll your students during class and display the results in real-time, these are the tech tools for you!


Student response tools

SOCRATIVE

A student response platform that allows you to poll and quiz your students in real time and display the results.

• Where to find it: www.socrative.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• User guide from Socrative - http://www.socrative.com/materials/SocrativeUserGuide.pdf
• Review - http://edtechreview.in/reviews/287-socrative-student-response-system
• Examples of how to use from a teacher - http://www.thelandscapeoflearning.com/2012/02/11-ways-to-use-socrative-as-formative.html

Request a one-on-one tutorial on Socrative


POLL EVERYWHERE

A student response platform that allows you to poll and quiz your students in real time and display the results.

• Where to find it: www.polleverywhere.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• Tips and best practices from Poll Everywhere - http://www.polleverywhere.com /poll_everywhere_communications_best_practices.pdf
/poll_everywhere_communications_best_practices.pdf
• Review - https://edshelf.com/tool/poll-everywhere
• Review focused on how to use polls (based on HS course but great points!) - http://kulowiectech.blogspot.com/2011/05/polleverywhere-advice-questioning.html
CTRL blog entry on this tool

Request a one-on-one tutorial or custom workshop on Poll Everywhere

TOP HAT

A student response platform for in class polls and quizzes, as well as attendance, and questions can be used for homework and review outside of class.

• Where to find it: www.tophat.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• Top Hat tutorials - https://support.tophatmonocle.com/hc/en-us/categories/200000764-Professor-Orientation
• Top Hat blog for tips and tricks - http://blog.tophat.com
Workshop Handout for Top Hat