Educator Guide

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Mentimeter is a web-based tool that allows presenters to create interactive and engaging presentations for their audience. It can be used for various purposes such as live polls, quizzes, word clouds, and more.

Key Features

  • Live polls: Allows presenters to create real-time polls and surveys for their audience to participate in.
  • Quizzes: Enables presenters to create interactive quizzes and tests for their audience to answer.
  • Word cloud: Displays a visual representation of the most commonly used words in a text-based response from the audience.
  • Open-ended questions: Allows presenters to ask open-ended questions and receive responses from the audience in real-time.
  • Multiple question types: Offers various question types such as multiple-choice, scales, and rankings.
  • In the classroom, Mentimeter can be used to enhance teaching and learning by engaging students in class discussions, providing real-time feedback on understanding, and assessing students' knowledge on the subject matter.


  • Increased engagement: Mentimeter allows students to actively participate in class discussions and provide real-time feedback, leading to increased engagement and participation.
  • Improved learning outcomes: By using Mentimeter, educators can assess students' understanding of the subject matter and adjust their teaching approach accordingly, resulting in improved learning outcomes.
  • Time-saving: Mentimeter can save time by reducing the need for manual data collection and grading, as well as increasing efficiency in classroom discussions.
  • Mentimeter can save time by allowing educators to quickly gather feedback and assess student understanding in real-time. It can also increase student engagement by providing a platform for interactive classroom discussions, leading to improved learning outcomes.

Getting Started

  1. Sign up for a Mentimeter account.
  2. Create a new presentation or select a pre-existing one.
  3. Add interactive questions such as polls or quizzes to your presentation.
  4. Present your Mentimeter presentation to your audience and view real-time feedback.

Considerations and potential concern of using the tool

  • Keep questions clear and concise.
  • Use a variety of question types to keep students engaged.
  • Allow sufficient time for students to respond to questions.
  • Use Mentimeter as a tool for formative assessment.