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Cool Tool: Response Card

In Cool Tools on November 30, 2009 at 11:44 pm

CUE THE JEOPARDY THEME SONG and watch the students begin to think. Polling software, response keypads (pictured) and a response receiver will set any speaker-audience scenario up for instant formative assessment and frequent progress monitoring–in other words, this stuff can turn a classroom into an academic gameshow. Is it really possible to actively engage a classroom full of students like never before? Turning Technologies is a company that started in 2002. Five years later, Inc. Magazine ranked them the fastest-growing privately held software firm in the country and 18th fastest overall (revenue-wise). There must be something to creating an interactive immediate-response system that really does boost student achievement. Click This for Your Final Answer

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