102 – Plickers

New on the list last year, up 33 places this year. 

Plickers is a tool that lets teachers collect real-time formative assessment data without the need for student devices

Website: plickers.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Download app

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Education 2019: 44

Past Overall Rankings
2018: 135    2017: –     2016: –     2015: –     2014: –     2013: –
2012: –        2011: –     2010: –     2009: –     2008: –     2007: –


Comments from some of those who selected Plickers as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “Surveys and polls for an audience without smartphones and the Internet. Convenient and clear” College Professor, Russia
  • “students don’t need to use tablets/laptops” Teacher, Belgium
  • “Gamification” Learning Ecologies Designer, Puerto Rico

A Practical Guide to Plickers

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