Poll Everywhere CET Demo

What is Poll Everywhere?

Smith’s newly adopted web-based polling tool tool, Poll Everywhere allows you to deploy interactive polls during class to receive real-time feedback and prompt discussion.

It can help you gauge how well class materials are being understood, attain consensus on course material or questions, and provide opportunities for students to be more responsive and active, especially in large lecture courses.

Why use it?

Students can learn by considering a question

Breaks up lecture

To increase participation, discussion and attendance

To assess student preparation and ensure accountability

Lets you see inside their heads – allows rapid feedback while teaching

Check for understanding

Address student misconceptions – removal of “house of cards effect”

Practice problems

Guide thinking, discussion, or review

Anonymity and privacy in responses

Types of Polls


Gradable items

Open responses


Prompt Discussion


Collect Feedback


Ice Breakers

Instructor's Guide

Registering Students

Gradebook Configuration

ETS Poll Everything Tips


Created with images by abegum - "Brexit Polling Card"

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