Saturday, March 21, 2015

It's Time For Another "Bright Ideas Blog Hop"! Random Name Generators!



In just about all of our classrooms there are those students that will answer ALL of the questions you ask ALL of the time, right?  I want to give other students a chance to have a voice too.  I went on a search and found a few really good and FREE name selectors that are online. 


The first one I am introducing to you is Random Name Picker by ClassTools.net.  Just click "edit", copy and paste any list into the window and "save".
After a name is picked you can remove it from the wheel so that it doesn't come up again.

The Random Name Selector from Primary Technology is a very simple tool for choosing names from a list.  


Once the name is picked you have the option of launching a countdown timer.  You can also remove a name from the list after it has been chosen.  Here is a video if you want to learn more about how to use it.


Another one that I really like and use a lot is a Random Name Generator by SuperTeacherTools.net.
You can upload a bulk list and save it to use any time that you need it.  You do need to register but it is worth it.  


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