3 Formative Assessment Examples

Ask any principal or school leader about the types of metrics where they would like to see improvement, and it’s likely that both student engagement and student achievement will be on that list. Fortunately, research suggests that by implementing additional formative assessment activities in the classroom, both Read More

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How Formative Assessment Tools and Strategies Help Guide Instruction and Improve Learning

Improving school-wide learning is both the challenge and the goal of every K-12 administrator and school leader.   While there are a variety of strategies that can help meet this goal, supporting the use of formative assessments is one that can be easily implemented, at little to Read More

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Formative Assessment Ideas for Elementary Students

  When promoting the school-wide use of formative assessments, there are grade level considerations that must be made by administrators and educational leaders.  Formative assessment options that might be well suited for secondary students are not always appropriate at the elementary level. In general, the goal of Read More

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Using Nearpod Beyond the Classroom

Technology integration increases when school leaders are excited about using the products that teachers are expected to use in their classroom. Read More

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Differentiating Instruction with Nearpod’s Digital Literacy Centers

  Ever feel like you’re drowning in worksheets and handouts in your classroom? Do you ever feel overwhelmed when trying to organize multiple versions of the same worksheet just to differentiate your instruction? Me too! Before I found Nearpod, I felt like I was wasting so much Read More

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#NearpodChat Highlights: Best Practices to Teach Students at all Levels

We recently wrapped up another engaging #NearpodChat on Best Practices to Teach Students at all Levels. Check out some of the highlights from the chat hosted by Nearpod Certified Educator Michelle Singh! Read More

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Using Nearpod to Support Differentiated Instruction

Introduction Regardless of grade level, every classroom is full of students with different needs and different ability levels.  Teaching to the “average” works for some students, some of the time, but it is rarely enough to support every learner.  That’s why differentiation can be such a powerful Read More

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Using Nearpod to Support Blended and Flipped Learning

Introduction As technology is being used to support student learning in more and more classrooms, blended and flipped learning implementations have become more common.  While there are distinctions between these two types of learning environments, central to both is the idea of student-centered learning. As defined by Read More

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The Benefits of Using Nearpod in a Preservice Teacher Education Program

Introduction If you ask teachers about the technology training they received as a preservice teacher, many will likely point to a single education technology course they took during their undergraduate education program. While the format and content of these courses varies enormously across the US, one strategy Read More

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Hit the Ground Running in September with Nearpod Essentials

Lessons can be fluidly customized to meet the needs of your classroom, ensuring your students receive the best interactive learning experience possible. Read More

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