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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


Principal function(s): Poll and survey creators

Pingo is a tool that allows users to interact with audiences via live polls. Anyone with a can participate in a poll without having to log in by entering an access number. Response display is optimised depending on the device, i.e. they are adaptable to big screens. Users can see or show them in a browser or a PowerPoint presentation. Pingo is free and was developed by the University of Paderborn. Evaluation: Pingo is a valuable tool for creating polls and surveys. Its interface is straightforward both for the creator and other participants. It emphasises user privacy. All in all, it is a handy not-for-profit tool developed by an educational institution. Basic IT skills required.

Cost: Free with registration for creators / free without registration for participants

Website: https://trypingo.com/



Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Group/pair work - outsiders



  • You supply


Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface


Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task


Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to


Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Very high. Pingo only collects user data and cookies, amongst which IP addresses and browser data, for technical security and web server operations and not other purposes such as marketing or advertising. Moreover, user data is deleted after 30 days. Pingo does not share data with third parties or display advertisement. Its privacy policy could nonetheless elaborate more on security measures. Pingo states compliance with the GDPR. See more here.

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Yes, it allows visualising results and saving polls.

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)

Medium, users can create polls for diverse purposes.





Technical requirements

Installation required?


Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

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Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


You supply
Website/other users supply


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