ICT Tip: Random Name Picker

This ICT tip could be best applied to the following subjects:

all

Link: classtools.net

Quick overview: A website that can randomly pick one of your students’ names to answer a question. Easy to use, only takes a few seconds to get up and running.

How does it work? Enter your students’ names manually or copy and paste your class list from a Word document. Either way, the Classtools website will randomly pick a student’s name, one at a time. While the site is designed with younger students in mind, I find the site is much more suitable to use with adult learners if you simply mute the silly sound effects by turning off your speakers. (Source: Tammy Worcester, ISTE 2011 Philadelphia conference)

Video Tutorial: For more information on how to use this this tool, click the (1 minute) video link below:

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