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Teacher: Joe McCarthy who teaches at Meadowview Elementary School in Farmington, MN. Joe McCarthy can be contacted at jmccarthy@farmington.k12.mn.us.

Name of Best Practice: Plickers intregration

Rationale/Purpose of Event: To gauge what your students are learning in a quick and easy fashion using technology.

Suggested Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Materials Needed: Plickers app and cards

Plickers intregration

Plickers is a great tool to use when you want to give a multiple choice, true/false or want to give a survey. Every student has their own plickers card to provide a response with. Students will rotate the card to show their best response. I use my projector and screen to show the question. Every card has a number on it that corresponds with the students names and letters (A-D) that correspond with the answers. Think of the card as a QR code.

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See me use Plickers in class with my students

Variations:

Teacher can verbally give the students a question or project them on a screen.

Teaching Suggestions/Tips:

Purchase a set of 40 cards on Amazon for $20.

Adaptations for Students with Disabilities:

A student or aide could hold the card for the student.

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Posted on PEC: 1/9/2017 and has received 1 votes.

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