Check the students’ understanding before, during and after a lesson.
Pinnion is an online polling and an audience response app. There are versions for iPads, iPhones and Andriod devices. You can create surveys and quizzes, and share a link via email or Twitter. There is even a WordPress plug-in for your blog.
For: Teachers, Students (Primary to Secondary)
Cost: free for launch
Requires WiFi?: Yes
How to use Pinnion
- Develop quizzes and surveys
- Allow all students to respond to questions and see how others have responded
- Quiz students on a topic then present an argument, or explanation then repoll them see if their understanding of the topic shifts or develops
- Enable all students,even the shy ones, who do not usually respond to questions in class to demonstrate their learning, comprehension skills, and understanding of topics across a wide range of learning areas.