AnswerGarden is a free web-based tool that can be used to instantly collect short (up to 40 characters) text-based feedback from students. Instructors post a question or topic and invite students to enter responses. If multiple students enter the same response, a world cloud is formed. Answer Garden does not require instructor or students to create an account. Posts can be made from any device with a web browser and can be embedded in a blog, website or Canvas.
Possible educational uses
- Collect short responses to question or topic
- Brainstorming activity
- Reflection activity
- Mind mapping/Graphic organizer
- Discussion starter
- Formative assessment