What are the pros and cons of Plickers?

Pros: Paper response cards open up access to mostly device- and screen-free classrooms. Cons: One-at-a-time question entry requires significant time up front; questions limited to multiple choice and true or false.

What can Plickers do?

Plickers is a powerfully simple tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices. To use Plickers, students are provided with answer cards (which can be easily printed and distributed).

Does Plickers work through zoom?

Although some teachers have reported success using Plickers Cards over Zoom, we recommend using Plickers E-Learning as it’s been designed from the ground up for live remote learning.

Is the Plickers app free?

Plickers is the free card activity your students will love. Join millions and play in your next lesson.

What is Socrative teacher?

Overview. Socrative is a cloud-based student response system developed in 2010 by Boston-based graduate school students. It allows teachers to create simple quizzes that students can take quickly on laptops – or, more often, via classroom tablet computers or their own smartphones.

Does Plickers cost?

It’s possible to order multiple annual Plickers Pro subscriptions (2 or more) for your department, school, or district. The price is the same as above ($71.88 per user per year) but we offer a range of discounts on top of that, which are featured in the table below.

Can Plickers be used for remote learning?

Plickers E-Learning can be used even if your class is split between face-to-face and remote learning. This means you’ll be able to collect some answers by scanning cards, and the rest from your students learning remotely, all at the same time.

Do students need their own device for Plickers?

Students answer questions by holding up unique cards, so there’s no need for student devices or accounts, and sessions can even be taken offline if no internet connection is available. As the teacher, you will have access to a free Plickers account.

How do students use Plickers?

Students will provide their answers by holding up their Plickers cards and orientating them in a certain way. The Plickers mobile app is then used to scan the cards to collect student answers, and to control the session by revealing correct choices and moving through questions within a Set.

What can Nearpod be used for?

Nearpod is an online tool that allows teachers to use slide-based teaching both in the classroom and remotely thanks to a hybrid layout. Teachers can create lots of different interactive learning resources that allow students to engage and learn via their device or a single screen in the room.

What is plickers?

Plickers is a rapid-response classroom-polling app that lets teachers use one mobile device to scan paper cards for student responses. There are iOS and Android apps as well as a web interface.

What is plickers app for teachers?

Plickers is a great app for teachers who don’t have access to a full class set of iPads. Teachers print out a set of cards. On each numbered card, there is a graphic that resembles a QR code. The teacher asks a question and the students turn their card so that their answer choice is at the top of the graphic.

How do I use plickers to poll students?

Plickers lets you poll your class for free, without the need for student devices. Just give each student a card (a “paper clicker”), and use your iPhone to scan them to do instant checks-for-understanding, exit tickets, and impromptu polls. Best of all, your data is automatically saved, student-by-student, at plickers.com. Happy teaching!