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Our Commitment To You

Thank you for serving tirelessly as teachers, advocates, and champions for our English learners. As we recognize the needs and strengths these students bring to our classrooms and communities, we are committed to serving alongside you everyday. That’s why we’ve put together these video tutorials as a starting point to your journey with Nearpod. Whether you come to discover Nearpod as EL specialists, classroom teachers, coaches, paraprofessionals, and more, consider us as part of your team.

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Your Journey Starts Here

At the core of Nearpod is a remarkable technology that both empowers the teacher and fosters active learning for every student.

  • Lessons Overview icon
    Nearpod EL Library Guide

    An overview of lessons in the EL library including a brief description of each lesson type and its research base.

    Download
  • Flexible Grouping icon
    English Language Development Correlation Matrix

    This document aligns the use of Nearpod tools to various proficiency levels in a student’s language development.

    Download
  • EL Development icon
    Flexible Grouping in Nearpod

    This document illustrates the various ways in which Nearpod can support flexible classroom arrangements today from small group instruction to co-teaching.

    Download

Signing In

If you are new to Nearpod, here is how to log in and get started.

  • Signing into your account Play Icon
    Signing into your Account

    Where can I sign in and what is Single Sign-on?

  • Your Nearpod Homepage Play Icon
    Your Nearpod Homepage

    Where do I go next?

  • My Library of Lessons Play Icon
    My Library of Lessons

    What is "My Library"?

Adding Lessons and Organizing your Library

Get to know your library and learn how to start filling it up with lessons!

  • Add lessons from the Content Store Play Icon
    Add lessons from the Content Store

    How can I add lessons from the Content Store to "My Library"?

  • Add lessons from the EL Library Play Icon
    Add lessons from the EL Library

    Where are the EL lessons and how can I add those to "My Library"?

Using Multimedia to Increase Comprehensible Input

Let's explore some Nearpod tools to support your instruction.

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    Introduction to Editing Lessons

    How do I create or edit a Nearpod lesson?

  • Adding YouTube Play Icon
    Adding YouTube

    How can I add YouTube into my lesson?

  • Adding Web Content Play Icon
    Adding Web Content

    How can I add websites into my lesson?

  • Adding Virtual Reality Field trips Play Icon
    Adding Virtual Reality Field trips

    How can I add Virtual Reality into my lesson?

Scaffolding Language Output

Activities that you can embed into your Nearpod lesson to promote language production.

  • Draw It Play Icon
    Draw-It

    How can I add Draw-It into my lesson?

  • OEQ Play Icon
    OEQ

    How can I add open-ended-questions into my lesson?

  • Quiz Play Icon
    Quiz

    How can I add quizzes into my lesson?

  • Collaborate Play Icon
    Collaborate

    How can I add a Collaborate into my lesson?

  • Audio Play Icon
    Audio

    How can I add my own teacher voice into my lesson?

Importing Into Nearpod

Importing your PowerPoints, PDFs, or Google Slides into Nearpod is easy. Take a look!

  • Import PowerPoints Play Icon
    Import PowerPoints

    How do I import my PowerPoints into Nearpod?

  • Import from Google Slides Play Icon
    Import from Google Slides

    How do I import my Google Slides into Nearpod?

  • Adding Google Docs/Microsoft 365 Word Online Play Icon
    Adding Google Docs/Microsoft 365 Word Online

    How can I add collaborative weblinks into Nearpod?

Delivering Your Lesson

You can use Nearpod lessons in different ways. Explore our live and student paced lesson modes.

  • Nearpod Codes Play Icon
    Launching your first Nearpod lesson

    What is a Nearpod code and what does it mean?

  • Live Lesson Mode Play Icon
    Live Lesson Mode

    What is Live Lesson?

  • Student-Paced Mode Play Icon
    Student-Paced Mode

    What is Student Paced?

  • Reports General Play Icon
    Flexible Grouping On Nearpod

    What is the purpose of launching Nearpod on different codes?

Progress Monitoring

Explore Nearpod Reports to check student work and progress over time.

  • Reports General Play Icon
    Reports General

    What is "Reports" and how do I access it?

  • Our Commitment To You

    Thank you for serving tirelessly as teachers, advocates, and champions for our English learners. As we recognize the needs and strengths these students bring to our classrooms and communities, we are committed to serving alongside you everyday. That’s why we’ve put together these video tutorials as a starting point to your journey with Nearpod. Whether you come to discover Nearpod as EL specialists, classroom teachers, coaches, paraprofessionals, and more, consider us as part of your team.

    Play Icon
    Your Journey Starts Here

    At the core of Nearpod is a remarkable technology that both empowers the teacher and fosters active learning for every student.

    • Lessons Overview icon
      Nearpod EL Library Guide

      An overview of lessons in the EL library including a brief description of each lesson type and its research base.

      Download
    • Flexible Grouping icon
      English Language Development Correlation Matrix

      This document aligns the use of Nearpod tools to various proficiency levels in a student’s language development.

      Download
    • EL Development icon
      Flexible Grouping in Nearpod

      This document illustrates the various ways in which Nearpod can support flexible classroom arrangements today from small group instruction to co-teaching.

      Download
  • Signing In

    If you are new to Nearpod, here is how to log in and get started.

    • Signing into your account Play Icon
      Signing into your Account

      Where can I sign in and what is Single Sign-on?

    • Your Nearpod Homepage Play Icon
      Your Nearpod Homepage

      Where do I go next?

    • My Library of Lessons Play Icon
      My Library of Lessons

      What is "My Library"?

  • Adding Lessons and Organizing your Library

    Get to know your library and learn how to start filling it up with lessons!

    • Add lessons from the Content Store Play Icon
      Add lessons from the Content Store

      How can I add lessons from the Content Store to "My Library"?

    • Add lessons from the EL Library Play Icon
      Add lessons from the EL Library

      Where are the EL lessons and how can I add those to "My Library"?

  • Using Multimedia to Increase Comprehensible Input

    Let's explore some Nearpod tools to support your instruction.

    • Play Icon
      Introduction to Editing Lessons

      How do I create or edit a Nearpod lesson?

    • Adding YouTube Play Icon
      Adding YouTube

      How can I add YouTube into my lesson?

    • Adding Web Content Play Icon
      Adding Web Content

      How can I add websites into my lesson?

    • Adding Virtual Reality Field trips Play Icon
      Adding Virtual Reality Field trips

      How can I add Virtual Reality into my lesson?

  • Scaffolding Language Output

    Activities that you can embed into your Nearpod lesson to promote language production.

    • Draw It Play Icon
      Draw-It

      How can I add Draw-It into my lesson?

    • OEQ Play Icon
      OEQ

      How can I add open-ended-questions into my lesson?

    • Quiz Play Icon
      Quiz

      How can I add quizzes into my lesson?

    • Collaborate Play Icon
      Collaborate

      How can I add a Collaborate into my lesson?

    • Audio Play Icon
      Audio

      How can I add my own teacher voice into my lesson?

  • Importing Into Nearpod

    Importing your PowerPoints, PDFs, or Google Slides into Nearpod is easy. Take a look!

    • Import PowerPoints Play Icon
      Import PowerPoints

      How do I import my PowerPoints into Nearpod?

    • Import from Google Slides Play Icon
      Import from Google Slides

      How do I import my Google Slides into Nearpod?

    • Adding Google Docs/Microsoft 365 Word Online Play Icon
      Adding Google Docs/Microsoft 365 Word Online

      How can I add collaborative weblinks into Nearpod?

  • Delivering Your Lesson

    You can use Nearpod lessons in different ways. Explore our live and student paced lesson modes.

    • Nearpod Codes Play Icon
      Launching your first Nearpod lesson

      What is a Nearpod code and what does it mean?

    • Live Lesson Mode Play Icon
      Live Lesson Mode

      What is Live Lesson?

    • Student-Paced Mode Play Icon
      Student-Paced Mode

      What is Student Paced?

    • Reports General Play Icon
      Flexible Grouping On Nearpod

      What is the purpose of launching Nearpod on different codes?

  • Progress Monitoring

    Explore Nearpod Reports to check student work and progress over time.

    • Reports General Play Icon
      Reports General

      What is "Reports" and how do I access it?

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need any additional support, send us a message and we’ll be in touch.