Monthly Archive:: February 2018

Using Nearpod to Assess and Build Background Knowledge

Nearpod is such a valuable tool that can be used before, during and after any lesson. I really enjoy using Nearpod to assess students and help them build background knowledge about topics we read about.

Blended Learning: Combining Nearpod with Manipulatives and Hands-On Activities

Combining Nearpod with Manipulatives for a Successful Elementary Experience. Here are a few examples of how I’ve incorporated manipulatives into lessons that are available in the Nearpod library.

Exemplary Formal Observation: A Teacher’s Testimonial

This post was written by Sarah Ray, a teacher at Palm Beach Schools in Florida. In 2018 she was selected as Palm Beach County’s Teacher of the Year. There are 12,500 teachers in her district.

Turning Digital Natives into Responsible Digital Citizens

Digital Citizenship is a lot like the regular Citizenship character trait you probably learned about in school, but with a whole new set of rules. It’s defined as being responsible, respectful, and safe online.

Using Nearpod Beyond the Classroom

Nearpod’s interactive platform provides easy opportunities for administrators to increase technology integration by using the products that teachers are expected to use in their classroom.

Supporting Effective Classroom Discussions with Nearpod

When I hear the term class discussion, I always envision students sitting in a circle with the teacher handing off a “talking stick” so individual students can share their thoughts one at a time while others listen.