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)!
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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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