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Plickers
by Plickers
GRADES / Elementary (Grades K-4), Middle School (Grades 5-8), High School (Grades 9-12)
PRICING PLANS / Freemium
PLATFORMS / Android, iOS Devices

Polling/assessment system for classrooms that uses paper and a single Android or iOS device

Overview

Mobile clickers are all the rage but they presume that students have mobile devices and that schools will actually allow them to be used. Enter former teacher, Nolan Amy, with a simple, low-tech solution. Give students a physical card with a unique QR code. Each of the four sides of the card represent a different response (A-B-C-D). When the teacher prompts the class with a question, students raise their card in front of a class camera (which can be a webcam or mobile device) that records the responses onto a teacher dashboard. It’s “data collection solved for every classroom that only has one device,” says Amy.

Plickers was part of the Imagine K12 fourth cohort in 2013.



EDUCATOR REVIEWS

Case Studies1
Debbie, tktchr
EdTech Director, Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago, Illinois

How to do quick formative assessment without a lot of tech hassle

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