Product Review of GoSoapBox
GoSoapBox helps in the classroom to dismantle participation barriers, keep learners engaged, and give educators an insight into learner understanding that was impossible before. It is a simple web-based clicker tool used by educators around the globe to keep learners focused and gain live insight into learner understanding. GoSoapBox gives immediate feedback as educators will hear views of learners as well as questions that wouldn’t have been asked without it. Students and educators may join a GoSoapBox event through their smartphones, tablets, or laptops to enable class interaction.
What Users Love About the App
“As I am a multigrade classroom teacher, the confusion barometer is a much-needed function. By GoSoapBox including this feature in this app, I anticipate having functionality enabling me to pinpoint issues and assist students in both an effective and efficient manner.”
“Go SoapBox is an engaging tool to use with students to gather their understanding of a particular topic (through the quizzes or discussion option) and use as a formative assessment. Additionally, it can be used to introduce a unit. Teachers can use the polling feature to peak student interest in a new topic. I like that Go Soapbox allows participants to notify teachers when they are having issues or do not understand a particular item they are being asked to complete.”
“I have used GoSoapbox with students and with staff as a way of engaging them in a lesson, pre-testing and post-testing their knowledge, and creating a way for students to provide me with live feedback. The “Confusion Barometer” allows teachers to see in real-time if students are “getting it” or if they need more support or explanation. Students love being able to ask questions anonymously and being able to see instant survey results.”
“I use this website when I’m running student debates so that the audience feels like they’re a part of the action. While the debate is going on, there are questions being posed and answered by other students which really allows them to discuss the material. What’s more, I can jump in and answer any simple questions quickly.”
“GoSoapBox allows a teacher to prepare their question prompts, polls, discussions, and quizzes ahead of time. Within the created “event,” or online classroom, a teacher can open up or hide those pre-made activities at the exact time during a lesson that they need them. The best feature is by far that you can pre-load your student response system prompts before a lesson and deploy them when ready, including quizzes”