• Black History Month in the classroom Nearpod

    Teaching Black History in February… and Every Month, Afterwards.

    January 28, 2020 Katie Micallef

    As we enter February, highlight Black History Month and have those conversations. But my challenge for you is; as February blows by, like any other month, continue the discussions, topics, and lessons – don’t just stop because it’s March 1st.

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    5 Steps to Building a Positive School Culture

    June 21, 2019 Katie Micallef

    Transformations endure, staff morale strengthens, and student learning rises in a positive school culture. Here are 5 steps to build one in your school!

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  • The Impact of Student-Teacher Relationships

    The Impact of Student-Teacher Relationships

    June 13, 2019 Katie Micallef

    Maintaining good relationships between teachers and students is an all-around winning plan that creates an environment where real learning can take place.

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  • Social Emotional Learning - The Key for Developing the Whole Child

    Social and Emotional Learning – The Key for Developing the Whole Child

    May 23, 2019 Katie Micallef

    Nearpod’s Social and Emotional Learning content provides a whole child approach with instruction for the skills students need for life & beyond school.

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    Increase student literacy and engagement with Nearpod + Newsela

    April 22, 2019 Katie Micallef

    Nearpod and Newsela recognize the challenge in achieving differentiated levels of expertise, and we seek to provide educators with resources to assist in meeting students’ needs.

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  • Nearpod Free vs. Paid: Gold Account

    Nearpod Free vs. Paid: Gold Account

    April 17, 2019 Katie Micallef

    Considering upgrading to Nearpod Gold/Platinum? With Nearpod Gold or Platinum, you can take your instruction and student engagement to the next level. 

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  • 6 Genius Ideas for using Nearpod in Self-Paced Mode

    6 Genius Ways to use Student-Paced Nearpod Lessons

    March 21, 2019 Katie Micallef

    One of the more unique options to launch a lesson in Nearpod is a Student-Paced lesson. Take a look at how to maximize student-paced lessons and bring these ideas to your classroom!

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  • Nearpod Free vs. Paid: Free Silver Account

    March 1, 2019 Katie Micallef

    You can appeal to different learning modalities using Nearpod. Let’s explore everything you have access to in Nearpod’s free account: Nearpod Silver.

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  • Creating Equitable Classrooms: 7 Steps Towards Equity

    February 8, 2019 Katie Micallef

    The first step towards equity is creating the environment for which it lives in and in this case, it’s your classroom. Establish a foundation of inclusion and respect for diversity that shapes your interactions with others.

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