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"Your Input Here" Instructions Poster instructions, poster

This poster should be printed very large, e.g. 3 x 4 feet. It includes "Your Input Here" in bold letters and an arrow pointing down to where idea rating sheets would be placed on a table below the poster.  The question being persented is also included.

Consensus Worksheet (by George Hosier) letter size, agreement, solutions, problems, idea, rating sheet

A two-page sheet for recognizing initial support on a proposal, finding solutions to any problems raised, and recognizing support on a modified proposal. Uses cute smiley faces.  Created by George Hosier for DCDA. Thank you!

El formato "¿Que opinas?" letter size, agreement, idea, rating sheet

"Escribe una idea..." "¿Qué opinas?" "Completamente de acuerdo ... Conpletamente en desacuerdo" "...pequeño comentario (opcional)"

How-to Instructions instructions

One page simple instructions: "How to use idea rating sheets in a meeting" Five concise steps, with colour photos. Web page.

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Idea Rating Sheet - Large format (ledger 11x17) idea, rating sheet, 11x17 ledger, agreement

Same text as the original Idea Sheet but formatted for printing on 11" x 17" (ledger) size paper. Format is designed for large printing of ideas, same number of dots (40) and provides more space for comments.

Idea Rating Sheet - Simple Version idea rating sheet, kids, letter size

Great for kids! Less dots, no commenting and more space to print and draw ideas.

Idea rating sheet in Romanian agreement, letter size, idea, rating sheet

Translated by top consultant Codru Vrabie.

Idea rating sheet in Russian agreement, letter size, idea, rating sheet

Thank you Dmytro Ivakhnenko

Idea rating sheet in Ukrainian agreement, letter size, idea, rating sheet

Thank you Dmytro Ivakhnenko

Instructions (one pager) instructions, letter size

Original "How to Use Idea Rating Sheets – Step-by-Step" one pager. Seven steps. Includes black and white simple illustrations. Same as in handbook.

Instructions Poster - 4 steps (11x17) instructions, poster

This is an example poster of four steps for idea rating. It serves well in a drop-in session and assumes you would at seed the process with a few pre-written ideas for dotting. It's designed for 11" x 17" paper format poster printing, but you could easily reformat for other sizes.

Instructions Slides Template instructions, slides

Slides of instructions that explain how to use idea rating sheets in a meeting. They are designed as a template, with text in [square brackets] that you should replace, and a few yellow comment boxes you should remove. PowerPoint file.  Preview on SlideShare

Kropkokracji agreement, idea, rating sheet, letter size

Wersja polska: Stowarzyszenie "Obywatele Obywatelom"

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Materials Checklist materials list

An example basic list of materials required for using idea rating sheets in a meeting of about 30 participants. Assumes tables, e.g. not clipboards. Web page.

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Meeting Agenda Template agenda

An example generic agenda for a two hour deliberative forum that uses idea rating sheets to find group agreements.

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NekudaDemocratit agreement, letter size, idea, rating sheet

Original idea rating sheet in Hebrew. Translated by Tal Yaron.  Thank you!

Original Idea Rating Sheet agreement, letter size, rating sheet

This is the original "Do you agree?" idea rating sheet. Rating of strong agreement to strong disagreement, or confusion. Includes signatures and comment areas. The Word .doc version is easy to edit, customize and translate. The PDF version has a nicer design but requires special software to edit (Adobe Illustrator)

Other Kinds of Rating Sheets rating sheet

This is a growing list of examples of alternative text you can use on rating sheets instead of "Do you agree?" such as:

  • Is this an important question?
  • Is this a good answer?
  • Is this a risky decision?
  • Do you like this option?

...and more. Click the link to view the long list.  

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Ötletek értékelése "Egyetértesz?" letter size, idea, rating sheet

Ez az eredeti „Pontmokrácia” ív. Értékelések er?s egyetértést?l er?s ellenzésig, vagy a bizonytalanság jelzésével;aláírásokkal és megjegyzésekkel. Thank you Tibor Rochlitz

Results Spreadsheet Template spreadsheet, results

Type idea rating sheets results in to a spreadsheet to make them easy to read, search and sort by agreement score.