It’s Time to Climb!

June 25, 2019The Nearpod Team

We have exciting news for all our users! We’re happy to announce the launch of our most engaging quiz activity: Time to Climb!

Time to Climb is a highly interactive gamified activity within the Nearpod #StudentEngagement Platform. Students race to the top of the mountain against the clock by answering multiple choice questions.Time to Climb will up the friendly competition and engagement in the classroom, while assessing students’ understanding. Time to Climb activities are great for bell ringers, learning checks, exit tickets and more.

Getting started with Time to Climb

1. Download and launch!

To get you started, we’ve created this collection of 500 free skill-based practice Time to Climb lessonsAll you have to do is download the lesson and launch it with your students. These lessons are quick activities to challenge your students in a fun and engaging way to strengthen understanding of ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies topics across grade levels.

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2. Convert your Nearpod quiz!

You can convert your existing quizzes into Time to Climb activities. Simply click to edit your lesson, select the quiz you’d like to convert, and click “Convert to Time to Climb” at the top right-hand corner. And you’re all set!
Please note: Reference media and more than one correct answer will not be transferred. Quizzes with question and answer character lengths that exceed the maximum, and quizzes with more than 4 answer choices cannot be converted.

3. Create an activity from scratch!

When creating a new Nearpod lesson or editing an existing lesson, you can add in a Time to Climb activity by creating one from scratch. It’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

  1. Click ‘Add Activity
  2. Click ‘Time to Climb
  3. Customize your Time to Climb activity


You can add up to 50 quiz questions, with 2-4 answer options per question. Questions and answers can support up to 400 and 100 characters, respectively. Don’t forget to select the time per question!

With all of these options for a quiz activity, get ready to take student engagement in the classroom to another level!

If you have additional questions, please visit our FAQ page, or reach out to our support team at

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