Soapbox A Free Tool to Increase Students Engagement

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January 28, 2012
Soapbox is a new beta web service that allows teachers to get their students engagement and develop their interaction. Soapbox provides a platform for the presenter's audience to give their feedback and participate in  discussion in real time. With Soapbox " speakers are able to transform traditional lectures into lasting conversations by integrating audience thoughts and opinions without any interruption."

Some features of Soapbox
Here is a list of the main features that Soapbox offers to its users:
  • It is easy to use
  • It is free and has a good user interface
  • It lets students get engaged in the discussion by adding and voting for questions
  • It has a confusion barometer to let students indicate their areas of confusion
  • It lets users easily create polls
  • It has a smart filter to prevent duplicate submissions
  • It has an archive for answered questions
  • It allows users to have co-moderators help them managing the session
Watch this video to learn more about Soapbox