ClassPager is a mobile classroom tool that students can use to participate in class. It can be used to send out mass text messages to students. These text messages can be in the form of a poll or a simple question and answer type of message. Students can respond to the text message by replying through the ClassPager. Teachers or users can create a class and assign students to the class. The use of SMS messaging makes it easy to stay in contact with students and keep them informed of the activities and other parts of the class. It can also be used as a clicker system to determine if students are understanding the lessons in class.Show more screenshots »
ClassPager is a trademark of Brain Racer Inc. and there are different types of plans including a free plan which is the most popular. Users can upgrade or downgrade a plan at anytime. The ClassPager application was founded in 2011.
With ClassPager, setup is easy and students can be added to the system and they can use their phones to receive messages. Also, as students are added to the class on ClassPage, neither the students nor the teacher knows each other phone numbers. The phone numbers are kept private.
The applications seems easy to use and navigate. The instructions are readily available and students can follow the instructions to connect to the ClassPager system.
The teacher can easily create a classroom by simply clicking on the "Add New Classroom" button. Students are given the ClassPager's phone number band the class code and they can be easily added to the class.
The ClassPager application is free. It will only allow users create one classroom for free. Hence, those who need more than one class created will not be able to use the application free of charges. The completely free plan with just one class with at most 25 students and is called the Micro plan. The Plus plan costs $10 per month and can have unlimited classrooms but only 75 students. The Premium plan can have up to 200 students and unlimited classrooms.
The ClassPager application is recommended to teachers, educators and other users who have students that need to participate in activities such as class work or other types of activities involving communication and interaction. Teachers that constantly need to send reminders or quizzes can do so through ClassPager. Polls and surveys can also be administered using the ClassPager application. The tool can be used to get students motivated and engaged in the class.