Engage

Technology Tools To Engage

Top Three: 

Name: Socrativelinks to external site

Description: Socrative is a live online polling tool that students access with their device. It is free for one room with up to 50 students per session and it is easy to use.

How are faculty using this tool? Faculty stories coming soon!

How do I get started? Create a teacher login at this addresslinks to external site

What support is available? Support is available on Socrative's website links to external siteand you can also contact edtech for some ideas on how to use in your classroom




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 Flipgridlinks to external site

Description: Fiipgrid is a free video based discussion tool. The teacher creates a grid, adds a new topic and embeds the grid in Moodle - or provides a QR Code for the student to access. Because its a Microsoft product students need a Microsoft live account but the teacher can also create IDs for students which eliminates the need for a Microsoft live account. 

How are faculty using this tool? Faculty stories coming soon!

How do I get started?  Create an educator loginlinks to external site 

What support is available? Support is available on Flipgrid's websitelinks to external site  and you can also contact edtech for some ideas on how to use Flipgrid in your course.



Name: Piazzalinks to external site

Description: Piazza is a free online discussion tool with a robust Q & A function. The advantage is that students can post anonymously and participation can be reported easily. 

How are faculty using this tool? Faculty stories coming soon!

How do I get started? Create a piazza 

What support is available? Support is available on Piazza's websitelinks to external site and you can also contact edtech for some ideas on how to use Piazza in your course.


Other Tools To Consider:

 Name  Type of Engagement Web site
     
Kahoot Online Polling kahoot.itlinks to external site
Poll everywhere Online polling polleverywhere.comlinks to external site
Twiddla Online whiteboard  twiddla.comlinks to external site
Padlet Online Whiteboard padlet.comlinks to external site
Mentimeter Online Polling mentimeter.comlinks to external site
Yo Teach Backchannel Communication  https://palms.polyu.edu.hk:8448/
WeVu Video Sharing

wevu.videolinks to external site

Tophat Various engagement tools tophat.comlinks to external site
Participoll Online polling for Powerpoint  participoll.comlinks to external site
Jeapordy Labs  Gamification  jeapardylabs.comlinks to external site
Total Recall App Mindmapping  

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/total-recall-mind-map/id360443748

 imindmap Mindmapping  

https://www.ayoa.com/imindmap/software/ultimate/

Prezi online presentations Prezi.comlinks to external site