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Web Tools for Teachers: Polling

There are a lot of great polling tools on the web. The tools below are free, easy to use, and they do what they say they will do:

AnswerGarden– AnswerGarden is a new minimalistic feedback tool. Use it as a tool for online brainstorming or embed it on your website or blog as a poll or guestbook.

DecideAlready– DecideAlready leverages the web to make it simple for organizations and groups to come to a decision about anything in a timely manner.

Google Forms– Part of the Google Docs set of tools, Google Forms allows you to create and share online surveys and automatically populates a Google Spreadsheet with the responses.

Kahoot– Create and play quizzes, discussions or even surveys (which we call Kahoots) using any device with a web browser… including a laptop, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Android, Chromebook, Windows Phone or PC and more.

Mentimeter– Mentimeter allows you to use mobile phones or tablets to vote on any question you specify.

MicroPoll– Online free web polls generator.

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

Poll & Match– Set up a survey and quickly collect your users’ ranked preferences. After the poll results are in, match users to their top choice based on your criteria.

PoLLCODE– Create a free poll for your website, or to share with your friends nearly anywhere online.

Poll Everywhere– Audience response system that uses mobile phones, twitter, and the web. Responses are displayed in real-time on gorgeous charts.

PollSnack– PollSnack is an easy to use online poll & survey software that allows you to create and publish market questionnaires and then view the answers in real time.

SoGoSurvey– Choose a ready-to-use survey template or create your own.
SoGoSurvey is powerful, intuitive, and yet simple to use.

SurveyMonkey– SurveyMonkey is the world’s most popular online survey tool.

Survs– Survs is an online survey tool that allows you to create, distribute and analyze online surveys with simplicity and elegance.

Votos (website is no longer available)– Free polling tool with support for Twitter and Facebook.

Wufoo– Wufoo is a web application that helps anybody build amazing online forms.

Yarp– Simple Invitations and Surveys. Do or do not, there is no maybe.

Help Build the Toolbox

If you know of other great polling web tools, please share them in the comments below.

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hoodenkiy September 29, 2016 at 10:39 am

SurveyGizmo is worth looking at as well.

Harold Groves May 2, 2016 at 2:10 am

I think you missed out on a very important tool called SoGoSurvey. I had recently used their polling tool and found it to be very user friendly. Have you checked out SoGoSurvey? Do give it a try.

PollAnd Match December 10, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Poll & Match makes it easy to collect ranked preferences and assign top choices.

Set up a survey and quickly collect your users’ ranked preferences.

After the poll results are in, match users to their top choice based on your criteria.

Indrajit Ghosh December 9, 2013 at 10:08 am

Have a look at WebsiteGear free surveys at http://survey.websitegear.com. It allows 5,000 free survey responses for 5 surveys. Great benefit for teachers who need surveys in multiple languages and need more than 100 survey responses.


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