Thursday, March 13, 2008

Poll Everywhere Experiment

We tried out something new today in a 10th grade American Studies class. I had the kids take a poll where they voted by cell phone. In the 1st block, only about 12 out of 30 students had brought their phones since they are banned during the day. The students that did participate really enjoyed it! It was something new and they were pretty excited about not getting in trouble for using their phones. Is it possible that more and more applications like Poll Everywhere will lead us to rethink using cell phones in the classroom?

Here are our results:

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