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    Random Name Selector--Might Need to Try This...

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    • Art Teacher

      RANDOM NAME SELECTOR: This is simple way to call on students when no one is volunteering! Kinda like popsicle sticks, but much more technological and works well for when the teacher is already using Powerpoint or the Smartboard! Random Name Selector also has a group setting!

    • Kathy Clay

      Bring your classroom management into the 21 century with the Random Name Generator Tool. Features: Call on your students in a different order every time, Up to 100 students per group, iPad friendly! Tested to work on all modern browsers (and even some older ones too!) 100% Free forever

    • Lori Blough

      Random Name Selector for special projects and privileges. Used through SmartBoard to give students access to Q without trying to remember who you picked last.

    • Sarah McPherson

      Random name generator tool - Add all your students' names and they will appear in random order. Great tool to make sure not only the eager students get a turn.

    • Mary Wipf

      Call on Random Students with this online tool. Students will love seeing their names pop up on the screen!

    • Teresa Davidson

      Random Name GeneratorDid anyone not answer yet? Who still has a popsicle stick? Are you kidding me? Bring your classroom management into the 21 century with the Random Name Generator Tool. Features: Call on your students in a different order every time Up to 100 students per group iPad friendly! Tested to work on all modern browsers (and even some older ones too!) 100% Free forever

    • Chelsey Brooke

      Random Name Selector, classroom seating chart maker...

    • JoAnn Leach

      Classroom technology- Random Name Selector

    • Kellie Kieren

      For classroom teaching.

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