ActivExpression is an intuitive student response system designed to promote full-class participation and engagement throughout lessons while facilitating ongoing, real-time feedback on student progress.

Drive learning with feedback

Use ActivExpression to gauge students’ prior knowledge, assess their understanding as the lesson progresses or gain their insights into the topic at hand. Assign full quizzes with questions of varying difficulty and enable students to respond at their own pace and receive instant feedback. Use detailed results data to provide just-in-time feedback and intervention for individuals or the class as a whole.

Multi-response options QWERTY keyboard allows for complex responses including full sentences, numbers, symbols, equations, fractions, true/false, Likert scales and more.
Flexible It's easy for teachers to instantly start a voting session, control content and manage devices, with the simple click of a button.
Intuitive, easy-to-use interface The ActivExpression interface is designed with a simple, easy-to-use navigation and also incorporates a backlit screen.
Cost-effective An entire classroom set of either 32 or 24 ActivExpression devices can be equipped for the price of a few tablet devices.

Technical Overview

Works With

ActivBoards, ActivPanel; also works with third-party interactive displays. Note: Does not require an interactive display to function.

Number of Devices

Select from a class set of 32 or 24.


Wirelessly with the ActivHub USB device


3xAA Alkaline Batteries.

Operating Systems

Windows, OS X & Linux


Access to ActivInspire Professional Edition Software is included. For links to download ActivInspire Professional Edition, please visit this page. To learn more about how ActivInspire Professional Edition Software can be used with third party products, please download this PDF.


Operation and use of ActivExpression devices requires the installation of ActivInspire software. An ActivHub 2.4 GHz is included and must be inserted in an available USB port on either the computer or the ActivBoard.


1-Year Return for Repair Warranty.

Specification Sheet

Download the specification sheet to view more information.