• (with the exception of Zoom Polling which is supported by the university, any free tools listed here are for your convenience only and not officially supported by the university. If you find a great tool that you feel we may want to evaluate to deploy and support college or university-wide, please let us know and we'd be glad to take a look for you! email your ideas to: cphhelp@temple.edu)

Engage your students while teaching with Zoom!

  • Free and available in all Zoom meetings
  • Create polls ahead of time that you can run live
  • Display results to the class
  • download the CSV file after class meeting to see how each student responded

How Do I create and deliver a Poll?

Classroom response system that works with your existing lecture.

  • Free for classes of 40 or less students
  • Embed live polls directly into your slides and organize your lectures the way you want
  • Competitions for students to improve engagement

video: Poll Everywhere Competitions

Sign up for a free account at Poll Everywhere

Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform that brings engagement and fun to 1+ billion players every year at school, at work, and at home.

  • Sign up for free during the COVID-19 crisis for Kahoot! Premium! Kahoot Premium
  • Join the free Kahoot! webinar on March 18th Sign up for 11AM CDT
  • Learn how to host Kahoot! remotely
  • Great for schools with distance learning needs
  • Engage students in learning even when they’re not in class
  • stay on track with curriculum while instructing online

VoiceThread is a learning tool for enhancing student engagement and online presence.

  • VoiceThread is FREE to all college of public health faculty as the college has paid for you each to have a license!
  • With VoiceThread, instructors and/or students can create, share, and comment on images, Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, videos, audio files, documents, and PDFs, using microphone, webcam, text, phone, and audio-file upload.
  • To get started, watch the video below and setup an assignment with Voicethread through your Canvas course!

Turn ideas into understanding

  • Teach, present, sketchnote, create videos, and work together, all in Explain Everything – the complete online and mobile whiteboard app.