The Educator's PLN

The personal learning network for educators

Can anyone recommend a program that will allow an entire faculty to collaborate on the discussion and voting on students for certain awards. Ideally, qualifying information about the student could be posted (grades, etc.), each teacher could post a comment, and of course the entire discussion will need to remain password protected.  Any ideas out there?

Views: 59

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Hi Chris, 

 

I am working for a company which developed software which collects votes and comments and post them in a powerpoint presentation. The voting and comments are send via mobile internet, twitter and TXT. The youtube video will give you a better impression about the content of our product. If you would like to try it, please use our free-trial

Please let me know if you have any questions and I hope the product will help you 

Thanks, Tom.  I will check it out.

Hi Chris,

     I use a website http://www.vizu.com/index.html.  This website allows me to create web polls and either make them public or private (requireing a password).  It also allows you to have the polls operate on time schedule (open at one time and close at another time.  I use this site for both students and staff to vote on everything from student council elections to student awards.  It is nice because the website keeps a running tally of the votes and you can then print out the outcomes when the voting is finished.  I do not thing that it has a discussion forum to it but for voting it is second to none. 

Thanks, Chris.  That will be useful one way or the other.  I'll let you know. 

 

Hi Chris, 

Perhaps a low cost solution that would also introduce some tech to the staff would be surveymonkey.com and twitter. The former allows you to set up various surveys with text boxes for the info you mentioned. The latter may just require a #hashtag to track comments. 

Hope this helps. 

Best,
Julian
Thanks, Julian.  I hadn't thought about surveymonkey for this but it may do the trick. It's important that certain conversations remain confidential. Twitter concerns me in this regard.
I would use Google moderator it is a part of the Google apps found under your account.  It is the easiest way to add questions and have people vote and comment on them.

RSS

About

Thomas Whitby created this Ning Network.

Latest Activity

Steven Engravalle commented on Thomas Whitby's blog post Are Tech & Learning Compatible?
"Very well said."
Saturday
Steven Engravalle liked Thomas Whitby's blog post Are Tech & Learning Compatible?
Saturday
Steven Engravalle updated their profile
Jan 11
Gary Newman posted a blog post

Track Android device

Apps can secretly track an Android phone’s whereabouts and traffic patterns without needing access to GPS or WiFi, researchers have found.Researchers from Northeastern University in the US found that instead of using those features, you could do similar tracking by using a phone’s sensors, most of which don’t require permissions to use.Such sensors include the accelerometer and pedometer,…See More
Jan 11
Steven Engravalle posted a blog post

Google releases searchable directory of Google Home and Google Assistant commands, apps & services

If you are like me, and millions of others, you bought or received a Google Home or Google Home Mini this holiday season. I bought and gifted several of…See More
Jan 10
John Marsh posted a blog post

10 Effective Tips To Teach Math For Slow Learner

Teaching math to the slow learner is a challenging task for many parents and tutors. Math may be challenging for slow learner, but not impossible. Students who are slow learner are not learning disabled. They are also like normal students, even slow learners also want to solve math problems but lack of ability and the system of math education made them slow. There are few techniques which can help slow learning students.…See More
Jan 9
Hunter Gainey commented on John Marsh's blog post 10 Effective Tips To Teach Math For Slow Learner
"These are great tips that can be used in math for slow learners. I also feel that many of the tips can also be used across other subjects. I also believe that creating a fun and enjoyable learning environment can be extremely important in reaching…"
Jan 3
Dorothy Hastings commented on John Marsh's blog post 5 Tips To Deal With Math Exam Stress
"For kids, math is very tough, they think they can't handle the exam and it brings anxiety and stress. Your tips are very helpful for child care. Thanks for sharing this post."
Jan 3

Awards And Nominations

© 2018   Created by Thomas Whitby.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service