Monthly Archive:: May 2015

New Report: Student Perspectives on Nearpod

Students Give Nearpod High Marks on Personalization, Creativity, and Collaboration. In his white paper, Measuring Student Engagement with Learning Technology, David Havens, a former analyst at NewSchools Venture Fund, offers a framework for understanding student engagement in with learning technologies.

#PioNearChat Topic 11: Blending Digital and Analog Learning with Nearpod

​Tuesday, May 26th at 7pm EST David Lockhart will discuss strategies for how to integrate analog and digital learning in the classroom. We will discuss the differences between analog and digital learning, how they mix, and how Nearpod fits into the equation! ​Join in on the chat by following the hashtag #PioNearChat! Questions for the […]

Nearpod has a new look!

We are very excited to share our new ‘My Library’ design with you! In this release, you will find the same great features in a simpler, cleaner layout that saves you time and allows you to focus on what’s most important.

Design Thinking comes to Nearpod!

A new, project-based Nearpod experience to introduce students a process for creative problem-solving.

Help Your Students Avoid The Summer Slide

Free time during the summer can be idyllic, restful, perhaps even full of adventure, but summers off are also one of the main causes of underachievement in our schools. Many of us know and fear the ‘summer slide’: a significant loss of learning caused by a lack of educational experiences during the summer months.

#PioNearTuesday Topic 10: Using Nearpod at the High School / Secondary level

Ron Farrow, Instructional Technology Coordinator, will lead this chat on Tuesday, May 12 at 7pm EST/4pm PST in which we will discuss how Nearpod can be most effectively used at the High School/secondary level.

For Teachers by Teachers: The Nearpod Authors Program, Part 2

Last month you met Nearpod Authors, Cathy Yenca, Paul Thebert, and Jennifer Nichols. This week, meet Philip Knieriemen, Mara Merly Delgado, and Kimberly Sara Simpson.