I just learned about Google Forms. You can create your own forms or surveys and have all the information immediately downloaded into a spreadsheet in Google Docs. I have had some experience with Survey Monkey. I like this even better. For one thing, it’s free. Second it is simple and easily editable. Once you create a survey you can email it out anyone you wish.
The possibilities are endless in your classroom. You can have each student show what they learned about a topic by creating a survey for the class. You can also have them create a survey to gather information from the class. Create a survey that will allow the students to vote for which party in the Knesset they would like to win the election.
A years ago I created a survey with InspireData that allowed the students to choose the president. We had our election via the SMART Board. I think if I create a survey with Google Forms it would be nicer and easier to work with.
To get to Google Forms, open up Google Docs and click on “Create New” then click “Form”. Follow directions and enjoy. Here is a sample that I created, hope you enjoy it.