Monthly Archive:: June 2015

Nearpod to announce key partnership with Common Sense Education at ISTE!

ISTE is only three days away and we are busy getting ready for the big show! Nearpod will officially announce an amazing partnership with Common Sense Education, which will launch with the release of a multiplatform Digital Citizenship curriculum for back-to-school. This Common Core-aligned K-12 curriculum includes over 75 engaging and interactive lessons that empower students […]

We’re getting ready for ISTE 2015! Want to join us? ;)

  ISTE is around the corner and the Nearpod Team has lots of amazing new features, content and promotions to share with all the edtech community. Nearpod will be at booth #600. Here’s the floor plan:     For at least an hour each day, we will have a member of our team at our partners’ […]

Beyond K-12: Nearpod succeeds in higher education

The University of Brighton recently conducted and shared results of a pilot project using Nearpod in a variety of subjects and settings. Instructors and students rated Nearpod highly on effectiveness and engagement. Nearpod was created out of a need for a mobile technology that engages students synchronously and collaboratively. While it was originally designed with […]

Limit Distraction, Improve Performance with Nearpod

Independent research from Dakota State University shows that Nearpod prevents digital distraction and multitasking while learning

#PioNearChat Topic 12: Free Design Resources to Take Your Slides to the Next Level

The web is bursting with high-quality, free and low-cost design resources to take your slides to the next level! In this Twitter chat, we’ll share some of our favorite resources for fonts, backgrounds, and yes, even clipart, to help inspire your inner graphic designer.

Icebreakers and First Week of School Activities with Nearpod

This week, Pamela Levine shared about icebreakers to use with Nearpod and why it’s important to incorporate technology into the first week of school, on the education technology blog, Free Technology for Teachers.