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Short Answer activities in PowerPoint

Collect short answers from your audience and display them live in your PowerPoint.

Add short answer activity in PowerPoint

Short answer activity in PowerPoint.

Ask each and every student to participate in your short-form writing activity by providing facts, elaborating on concepts, or expressing their own thoughts, attitudes, or opinions.

Multiple submissions

Allow multiple submissions to encourage students to share more ideas.

Anonymous submissions

Hide participant names to encourage honest and unbiased responses.

Add as slide

Add the short answers as sldes in your PowerPoint presentation.

Add activity button

Add a Short Answer activity in PowerPoint.

Add a Short Answer activity in PowerPoint with a click of a button. Customize the number of responses allowed per participant, and whether to hide participant names.

Collect live responses

Launch it during your presentation to collect responses.

Launch the Short Answer activity during your presentation to collect responses from your audience. Check out the responses in real-time and award stars to the best responses.

Power search

Quickly search and highlight keywords in the responses.

Type and search to highlight and filter specific words or ideas that are submitted by your audience.

Search Short answer submissions

Add as slide

One click to add the response as slide in your PowerPoint presentation.

Add a specific response or all the responses as a table in your PowerPoint presentation for further discussion or to save it for future reference.

Add short answer submissions as slides

Review after class

Review student responses after class is easy.

The results are readily available for you to review after class. Take your time and dive deep into the results to understand your students better.

Use cases

Types of Short Answer questions

Short Answer questions are free expression and can be used in many ways! But here are a few ways you can use Short Answer to help you get started.

List/Identify: What are your positive takeaways from this discussion?

Have students list out or identify groupings, characteristics, or pros & cons to demonstrate their understanding.

Define: Define what it means to be a responsible digital citizen.

What is the definition? Test students’ understanding on your topic vocabulary and leverage language and speech.

Justify/Support: What is your stand on distant learning? Is it advantageous or not?

Students may nod heads or raise hands in agreement, but you can challenge their support with a claim by writing!

Relate: How does natural selection relate to the theory of evolution?

Get students to connect the dots by relating one concept to another or looking into the affects!

Explain: Share a hobby that you are passionate about and explain why.

Get students to dive deeper into their understanding and spark sharing by getting them to explain “why?”

Give example: Give a sample situation in which supply & demand affected prices.

Want to triple check your students’ grasp on new information? Ask them to give an example!

Opinion: In your opinion, what is the best way to improve public education?

Invite students to share their voice! Encourage the sharing of opinions with freeform short answers.

Feedback: Share your learning objectives for this course.

Teachers need feedback, too! Use Short Answer and invite students to share their feedback on an activity or discussion.

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