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A choice activity is very simple - the teacher asks a question and specifies a choice of multiple responses. It can be useful as a quick poll to stimulate thinking about a topic; to allow the class to vote on a direction for the course; or to gather research consent.

a Choice question

Some ways to use Choice

  • Thinking about existing knowledge
  • Assessing understanding
  • Selecting groups


  1. Gather pre-event comments
  2. Bus & roommate, menu choices
  3. Memo tracking
  4. Feedback from students about course or activity
  5. Polling tool
  6. Sign up for an activity
  7. Elections