EdTech | Socrative

Socrative Activities Image ALT Tag- Screenshot of the activity options available to use with the free version of Socrative.

Socratic LogoInstructional Strategies: Lecture, Reading for Meaning

Blooms Levels = 1 – 2 without activity (knowledge, comprehension)

3 – 4 with activity (application, analysis)


Socrative is a free, live-​audience response system where participants can respond to questions by text message (messaging and data rates may apply), web browser, or via the downloadable app for iOS and Android devices. It is compatible with all devices, including laptops, cell phones/​smartphones, and tablets!

Socrative & Socrative PRO Overview (2:05)

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Live-​audience response tools, such as Socrative, can be used to serve a number of purposes inside and outside of the classroom!

  • Stimulate reflectionSocrative Activities Image ALT Tag- Screenshot of the activity options available to use with the free version of Socrative.
  • Challenge the imagination
  • Develop curiosity and sense of inquiry
  • Collect data for analysis
  • Serve as formative assessments
  • Engage larger audiences
  • Identify areas of student weakness
  • Encourage active learning
  • Apply the concepts from course materials to real-​world experiences
  • Encourage analysis and critical reading
  • Evaluate significance of content
  • Check for understanding before, during, and after a lesson

Check out all of the cool features Socrative has to offer with their free, higher education package!

Socrative Free Image ALT tag- Screenshot of the features available with the free version of Socrative.


Add polls and questions to your online, hybrid and face-​to-​face courses to increase student engagement and encourage active learning! If you’d like to learn more about Socrative, please visit their website at https://​www​.socrative​.com/  or access the Resources page at https://​www​.socrative​.com/​r​e​s​o​u​r​c​e​s​.html  for additional ideas for incorporating polls/​questions inside and outside of the classroom. Please note that users can elect to upgrade to a paid account to gain access to additional features and tools.

Come visit the eLearning team in TLC 427 for assistance.
If you are unable to visit in person, please contact us by email
at lcc_​elearning@​lcc.​edu, or by phone at (517) 4831839.

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