Audience response (mentimeter)

Audience Response Systems


Nearpod LogoNearpod allows tutors to deliver a whole presentation to student devices via a web-browser or the NearPod app. 

The tutor can incorporate activities for the students to complete as part of the presentation such as polls, quizzes, drawing and student collaboration - creating real-time interactions using mobile phones or other devices connected to the internet. 

The free version of this software is limited to 30 students.  


  • Variety of inter-activities 
  • Library of free lessons that can be repurposed
  • Simple and easy-to-use 
  • Allows the tutor access to instant and live feedback from students
  • Frees up tutor time during a session instead of controlling PowerPoint presentation


  • Primarily aimed at Key Stage 1- 4
  • Limited class size

Question types

  • Polls (MCQ with no correct answer)
  • Multiple choice questions (multiple correct answers) 
  • Free text responses
  • Draw on-screen (not recommended for those on small screens)
  • Pin-board (students collaborate and add pictures and text)
If you are interested in using Nearpod, please contact to discuss your requirements in the first instance or visit the Nearpod website for more information.