Happy New Year, everyone!
This past year, we launched the hashtag, #NearpodTip in an effort to provide an outlet for our community to share what they do best…innovate, create and collaborate!
Here are the 25 best #NearpodTips from the community (in no particular order)!#NearpodTip: Explore the 20 best Nearpod Tips in 2018 from the community!Click To Tweet
Make your Lesson Global
Share your students thoughts and perspectives by posting the lesson collaborated online. Keeps the conversation going after class while spotlighting the student work. #NearpodTip
— Dugg Steary (@DuggSteary) October 4, 2018
Add a FUN first slide to your Nearpod Lesson
Add a FUN slide as your 1️⃣st slide
💥PHET Simulator💥VR Field Trip💥3D image💥
This will engage the students that sign in quickly, while you help other students log in OR while you take attendance, etc…#NearpodTip #vcsPLL #vcsDLTL @ParodiVCS @nearpod pic.twitter.com/12owKoxIu0
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) October 8, 2018
Use the Nearpodize Chrome Extension
— Brandon Hazzard (@Hazbo214) October 4, 2018
Explore more of the Nearpodize Chrome extension.
Nearpod for Reviewing Lessons
💫 Create a #Nearpod lesson for REVIEW📖📝
⚡️Use a variety of question-types to assess understanding before a test
➡️ Use the data to reteach & review concepts
🌟 Launch student-paced for Ss to review on their own time#NearpodTip #vcsNearpod #vcsPLL #vcsDLTL pic.twitter.com/kLvJEsd6o9
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) October 22, 2018
Nearpod as your Newsletter
#NearpodTip! Send a self paced lesson as your newsletter!
💛 Gather feedback from parents
💛 Add links to helpful websites
💛 Attach PDFs
📬 See who reads it! pic.twitter.com/LBH5241sKW
— Amber Calderon (@PeppyZestyTeach) October 29, 2018
Nearpod for Differentiation
✨Using @nearpod for differentiation & student-choice
📝 Create a Think-Tac-Toe board filled with #nearpod student-paced codes
💻 Provide a mini-lesson followed by an activity
Here’s your copy⤵️https://t.co/pu4oxlUmhL #vcsNearpod pic.twitter.com/J9blvZKNcK
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) November 26, 2018
Using the Duplication Feature to Differentiate Instruction!
Use a Nearpod Lesson – Duplicate 2x – Add remediation activities to one- Add enrichment activities to the other.
Send out as Ss-paced codes!
Watch the video below to find out how pic.twitter.com/5G9wAmuVhf
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) September 17, 2018
Read about how other teachers are differentiating with Nearpod.
Access Unlocked Exclusive Content
🔓Unlock EXCLUSIVE content @nearpod
– As a former CTE teacher, my ❤️ sings to see ‘College & Career Exploration’ content – esp. for Middle School Ss!
I can’t stress enough the importance of discussing careers and student skill set. Let’s make those real-world connections! 🌏🧐 pic.twitter.com/WdsdO6jG2T
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) October 16, 2018
Have you tested the unlocked content? Visit here.
Embed FlipGrid and other favorite sites to Nearpod
— Jennifer Long (@JenniferLongELL) June 17, 2018
Nearpod for Progress Monitoring
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) November 5, 2018
Personalize learning with Nearpod using these other ideas.
Ideas for using the Collaborate Board
➡️Using the Collaborate Board
💫 Use @ the start of a lesson to access prior knowledge… OR
✨Use @ the end of a lesson for an Exit Ticket
🔥Great to start classroom discussion & evaluate Ss learning
🗣SHARE how you use the Collaborate Board below 👇🏻👇🏻#NearpodTip pic.twitter.com/5NRJdT1ENr
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) October 15, 2018
Learn more about Nearpod Collaborate here.
Using Nearpod for your Community
— Nearpod (@nearpod) December 13, 2018
Use @nearpod to help get important information to families who can’t make it to Back to School Night (and give them the opportunity to complete sign ups and other forms 😉 ). A great way to connect!https://t.co/RbrtVp0la0
— Momma Of Many Hats (@mommaofmanyhats) August 13, 2018
Use Nearpod beyond the classroom with these 10 ideas!
Using Nearpod with your LMS
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) December 10, 2018
Tricks for using Nearpod’s Draw-It Feature
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) October 29, 2018
Nearpod for Sub Plans
— Nearpod (@nearpod) November 21, 2018
— Nearpod (@nearpod) November 21, 2018
Plan for absences that keep students on their academic path! Click here to learn more.
Getting Started with Nearpod
— Nearpod (@nearpod) October 23, 2018
Matching Pairs w/Timer Tips
✨Using @nearpod Matching Pairs with a TIMER ⏱ for:
– 🎟Exit Tickets
– 🛎Bell Ringers
– 🌥 Morning Work
– ➗Math Fact Drills
– & MORE‼️#vcsNearpod #vcsPLL #vcsDLTL pic.twitter.com/tuhXNoK3wV
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) November 12, 2018
Learn more about Matching Pairs with Timer.
Using Student Notes with Nearpod
— Dr. Anthony Padelski (@AnthonyPadelski) July 24, 2018
Have you seen the Student Notes Redesign?
Add an Activity in Real-time
+ Add Activity – on the fly in your LIVE LESSON
💡In a lesson, Students ask ?s about a concept – Insert Web Content; ‘Google’ & have them practice their research skills
BEST PART: when you unshare the activity -it keeps the report but doesn’t edit the entire lesson pic.twitter.com/7WqgVkIsVQ
— Katie Micallef (@VCS_KTMicallef) September 24, 2018
Do you have an idea not listed above? Leave a comment below with your favorite #NearpodTip!
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