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04/20/2016 - Hypergrid Business
More schools getting free VR from Nearpod, Google
To boost coverage, the company launched a program to raise money for grants to 30 to 40 public schools this year so that students in these schools can enjoy immersive content free of charge.Read more...
03/29/2016 - SmartBrief
Tech Tip: Enhance learning with Nearpod Virtual Field Trips
Science teacher Joanna Beck recommends that educators look into Nearpod to give students a memorable virtual field trip experience.Read more...
03/21/2016 - Teachers With Apps
Nearpod is Venturing into Virtual Reality!
Virtual Reality (VR) is the next step in the educational technology revolution. Nearpod’s version of VR combines their unique presentation software format with short bursts of VR.Read more...
01/18/2016 - Free Technology for Teachers
NEW! Nearpodize Your Classroom from Your iPhone
The world of mobile teaching and learning seems to be getting smaller and smaller and Nearpod is no exception. Last week, they brought their interactive and dynamic tool to iPhone.Read more...
12/19/2015 - Adventures with Technology
How students sold me on the joy of learning with Nearpod
I will admit that I knew about Nearpod for years (like four of them) before I had my ah-ha moment. This week provided multiple concrete examples of why I am thrilled that my district pays for my premium Nearpod account.Read more...
09/17/2015 - Innovation: Education
N is for Nearpod: How these educators used Nearpod for professional development
Educators instinctively understand the engagement power of a tool that allows learners to actively participate in the learning. For those of you new to Nearpod, this multi-platform app allows teachers to shoot out presentations — think Powerpoints or Google Slides made interactive — directly to their students’ devices.Read more...
07/26/2014 - Latina On The Go
Nearpod: the wave of the future that’s here now!
Nearpod allows you to create presentations using your own library of PDFs or PowerPoints, as well as Nearpod’s library (teachers can ask to create lessons for them and it pays!)Read more...
03/10/2014 - iPad educators
Top Ten Tips for Nearpod
Nearpod has always been one of our most favourite apps here at iPad Educators and we have spoken of its use both here on the site and as a part of several presentations worldwide.Read more...
08/28/2013 - iPad Academy
Using Nearpod to Increase Engagement
The other day, my students and I worked with Nearpod for the first time. I spent some time (not a lot of time) developing an interactive digital citizenship presentation where students were able to participate in polls, discussions and watch videos.Read more...
12/21/2015 - Sustainable Living
Mystery Guest Practice Session
The Sustainable Living Project in January, 2016, will be initiated with a curiosity based activity. Three different mystery guests will be interviewed by students on three consecutive days. This students used Nearpod to practice prior to the mystery guest videoconferences taking place next month.Read more...
09/20/2015 - Learn Lead Grow
8 Ways NearPod Can "Draw" Your Students to Engagement
Discover different ways in which you can have students use the Drawing feature in NearPod to engage everyone and help them demonstrate their understanding..Read more...
09/18/2015 - Learn Lead Grow
No Google CardBoard? Try NearPod Virtual Field Trips
Recently I learned about a new feature called Virtual Field Trips. In a partnership with 360 Cities, NearPod now gives teachers and students the opportunity to view pristine locations like the Taj Mahal, the Golden Gate Bridge, and The Great Wall of China..Read more...
08/09/2015 - High Tech Classroom
The Joys of Nearpod
No more watching bored students having to sit and get information. Asking them to take notes on information they will not retain on paper they will most likely forget in class. Nearpod allows you to take a presentation and make it interactive while engaging each student.Read more...
08/07/2015 - A Lever And Aplace To Stand
A Nearpod Update that is an Instant Improvement
If you are unfamiliar, Nearpod is one part presentation tool, one part student response system. With its latest update, instant questions and other components have come to Nearpod, as well as other super cool new features and possibilities.Read more...
07/16/2015 - 180 Days To Happy
Flipping the classroom from the palm of your hand
In a world where so much of our life is conducted, managed, and revised via mobile devices it is always easy to “find an app for that”. Depending on your school and their wifi, your best bet may be to use your phone. Nearpod is one app that can be easily downloaded and implemented!Read more...
05/23/2015 - Andrea Halverson
Nearpod and Project Evals
I’m trying to take advantage of the fact that I have a class set of iPads in my room this year. I decided to try Nearpod, an app that allows teachers to push content to students’ iPads and get feedback from them in real time.Read more...
05/20/2015 - A Lever and a Place to Stand
Design something cool with Nearpod
I was thrilled to read the news today that the movers and shakers at Nearpod, one of my fave webtools, collaborated with the designers and thinkers at Stanford to create a high school introduction to design thinking.Read more...
04/21/2015 - The Classroom Technology Blog
How Nearpod saved the day
Nearpod allows teachers to deliver instructions to students by "pushing" content out to any wireless device or computer that is using the same software.Read more...
03/31/2015 - Staffordshire University
IPads as a teaching tool in sports therapy
Nearpod enables you to seamlessly present material (slides, videos, journals, etc) both on the big screen and onto student devices whilst assessing progress or facilitating live interaction with students (real time quizzes, surveys, etc). Perfect for ensuring engagement and learning progress.Read more...
02/04/2015 - Kims Kaleidoscope
This post will teach you how to create and use Nearpod as an effective tool in the classroomRead more...
03/25/2015 - edtech inspired
Nearpod: Triumph from Tragedy!
Nearpod can be used for free. Only the teacher needs a login. Students/participants can go to https://nearpod.com and type in the “Join Session” box on the top right to access a presentation.Read more...
03/19/2015 - Teacher Tech Reflection
Spicing Up A Lecture With Nearpod
Mr. Walters uses the Nearpod app on iPads to make his lectures more interactive and engaging, the type of lesson we all want to teach.Read more...
03/12/2015 - Darton College
100% Student Engagement, Y8 Focussed and making progress, Technology in lessons
By using Nearpod students have worked on a variety of learning muscles including perseverance, making links, capitalising and meta learning.Read more...
03/11/2015 - Connect the Dots
Do you Nearpod?
One of the great new apps we have been playing with is Nearpod! It is wonderful! The kids have the presentation right in front of them, which makes it so much easier to pay attention and learn!Read more...
03/10/2015 - Techie Teacher Thoughts
Formative Assessment Resources - KaHoot and NearPod
NearPod is a resource I first saw in action a few years ago in a gifted classroom. The teacher was reviewing information about their theme and wanted to make sure the students understood before they started their projectsRead more...
03/10/2015 - With Love from Texas
Nearpod: A "How to"
This guide will teach you how to create and use Nearpod as an effective tool in the classroom. I am not a certified Nearpod expert, however I've created quite a few presentations, used it in my classroom, and done my research.Read more...
03/06/2015 - UK Ed chat
A wonderful resource which for educators to present lesson slides and resources to a class on their own Apple/Android devices.Read more...
03/04/2015 - Ms Ghanie
Free interactive tool, perfect for formative/summative assessments and excellent tool to use during small groups to review, check their understanding and quiz.Read more...
03/03/2015 - Murray County Schools
Nearpod goes way beyond PowerPoint as far as presentations go and is actually interactive with instant feedback given to the teacher as students interact with presentations.Read more...
02/19/2015 - Rachelle Galang
Nearpod is great because it gives you control over what your student sees on their iPad and when they see it. The tool allows students to view presentations that you put together for your lessonsRead more...
02/13/2015 - Emerging Tech Tips
Yorktown Crompond School
Nearpod allows the teacher to share presentations by dragging and dropping existing Microsoft PowerPoint or Google Presentations into the creation panel.Read more...
01/21/2015 - Apps in Class
App of the Week: Nearpod
Nearpod allows teachers to construct presentations using the Nearpod website and deliver instruction to students by pushing content out to multiple devices at once.Read more...
12/16/2014 - Microsoft UK Schools Blog
Deliver engaging lessons with Nearpod
Nearpod is a platform which can be used on PCs and tablets such as the Surface which would provide an ideal productive environment for learners and teachers to benefit from the app's capabilities, that enables teachers to manage what the entire class see on their screens with its synchronised all-in-one solution.Read more...
12/14/2014 - Teach Thought
52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015
What are the best apps for your classroom? The best little bits of software to use tomorrow, in your school, to make your classroom go?Read more...
12/08/2014 - Ed Tech Speed Dating
App of the Month for December 2014- Nearpod
Nearpod is a great way to do interactive presentations. Where I have found it to be really successful is as a starting point to get teachers out of their comfort zone to start using technologyRead more...
11/25/2014 - University of Sussex
Nearpod: bring learning to life with interactive mobile presentations
Nearpod is a tool which allows you to create engaging, interactive presentations. It’s packed with great activities and tools.Read more...
11/20/2014 - CDS edtech
Nearpod and Nearpod Homework=Powerful Blended Learning Opportunities
I used the school's iPad cart and each student opened the free Nearpod app. They entered the CODE my lesson and we were ready to learnRead more...
11/20/2014 - Learning Inspired
10 ways of using Nearpod in the Classroom
Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroomRead more...
11/19/2014 - Techno Teachers
Jules Says: News from an iPad Summit (Boston - Nov' 2014)
It lets you (for free, folks) create and design your own presentations, share them with students, and invite them to respond (live).Read more...
11/14/2014 - Faet
NearPod: Going Beyond PowerPoint to Engage
Nearpod is a very easy to use tool for any non-techy teacher and those techy teachers out there will appreciate these features as well.Read more...
11/11/2014 - CCSD's Instructional Technology Blog
Tuesday Tech Tip: Using Nearpod in the Classroom
Nearpod is a presentation tool that allows teachers to create a presentation and bring it to life by pushing it out to students and guiding their activity in real timeRead more...
10/31/2014 - Ashland Tech
Nearpod is an application that allows teachers to create their own presentation and interact with smartphones.Read more...
10/28/2014 - Inquiring Minds
We were using an interactive app called Nearpod to help us learn! Nearpod is full of quizzes along the way to help us check our understanding.Read more...
10/27/2014 - Mr. Hussain 180
Day 53 – Nearpod
One of my math classes used Nearpod today. They were amazed that I could control what was on their computerRead more...
10/27/2014 - W&L University
W&L Academy Introduces New Technology into Local Classrooms
One teacher from each of the schools participated in the week-long academy during the past summer on how to efficiently utilize tools such as NearpodRead more...
10/18/2014 - Teach to learn
Develop, engage, evaluate; using Nearpod
Nearpod allows one to develop or download interactive presentations which are described as a “boatload of awesome”Read more...
10/14/1014 - New Learning Times
Nearpod provides powerful synchronized viewing and participation experiences, yet it is very easy to use and set upRead more...
10/05/2014 - Mathy Cathy Blog
Functions - Nearpod Learning Check
I thought of Nearpod’s “Draw” feature and giving students an opportunity to create a table that represents a function, AND a table that does NOT represent a function.Read more...
09/29/2014 - Kim's Technology Treasure Chest
5 Essential Tools for Educators
Nearpod is PowerPoint on steroids. It is a free app that students download and follow along using a slidedeck. With Nearpod, you can add in videos, poll questions, quizzes, audio clips, etcRead more...
09/28/2014 - Crazy Teaching
Feedback in a snap using Nearpod
Nearpod is a awesome hybrid presentation/response system tool that you can use to deliver content to students as well as poll or quiz students during your presentation.Read more...
09/25/2014 - Fractus Learning
Tools of Engagement – Involving Students in Their Own Learning
Nearpod is an online interactive presentation tool that can only be described as a boatload of awesome.Read more...
09/24/2014 - eLearning Day
Elearning day: Why Canvas, Notability and Nearpod?
Kelly Geisleman will be guiding you through the steps and features of this great interactive program.Read more...
09/21/2014 - Ms. Price's Fourth Grade 2014-2015
We used Nearpod with Mrs. West's class
Adding and Subtracting Decimals with Nearpod.Read more...
09/04/2014 - edtech Talk
NEW ADVENTURES WITH NEARPOD
Nearpod is a resource that engages students, seamlessly incorporates interactivity, synchronizes all devices, and provides data for easy monitoring of student progressRead more...
8/21/2014 - The Acclalm Blog
The IMPACT Conference (8/13 – 8/16), a summer multimedia workshop at NYU Steinhardt
At the App Petting Zoo, I heard from instructors and other attendees regarding their favorite apps for music education. NearPod allows you to create and share interactive slideshows with others.Read more...
07/28/2014 - Edutech for Teachers
Thunder, Lightning & App-oholics
The Nearpod app enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones, iPods or Macs. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.Read more...
06/26/2014 - The Apptive Learning Lab
Why Kids Love Nearpod
I have been using Nearpod in my Maths rotations for a little while now and my students just love it! They love this new way of sharing their work with me and the immediacy of feedback the app encourages.Read more...
06/11/2014 - Mind Shift
Apps That Rise to the Top: Tested and Approved By Teachers
With the thousands of educational apps vying for the attention of busy teachers, it can be hard to sift for the gold. Michelle Luhtala, has crowd-sourced the best, most extensive list of apps voted on by educators around the country.Read more...
05/23/2014 - Arlington ISD
Success in the Second Grade Classroom with Nearpod!
Nearpod is an app that allows you to interact with your classroom using mobile devices. You can use presentations that are already created or create and customize your ownRead more...
05/18/2014 - Mathy Cathy Blog
Radical Nearpod Art
The element of “play” can be a powerful part of learning. Several weeks ago, my 8th grade algebra students solved radical equations through a Nearpod lesson.Read more...
05/07/2014 - Tina Bacolas' ePortfolio
Nearpod in Cedar Mountain
Nearpod is one of the best websites/apps I've come across in my teaching career.Read more...
04/03/2014 - Science In Your Everyday Life
An interactive, engaging presentation tool that will blow the minds of your students! Great to use with Cloze notes.Read more...
02/25/2014 - The Teach Lady
Tech Tip Tuesday - Nearpod What?
An online interactive student response system, teacher controls the pace of the presentation and students do not need an account, they just need to join it with the access code from the teacher.Read more...
02/22/2014 - Corkboard Connections
5 Reasons to Use Nearpod in the Classroom
Nearpod works on ANY device, whether students have iPads, computers, or other tablets. This is great especially for schools that allow students to bring their own devices.Read more...
02/07/2014 - Curat.ivity
Seamless Weaving of Instruction and Assessment
Nearpod allows teachers to shoot out presentations - think Powerpoints made interactive - to their students' iPads. Content slides can be interspersed with embedded polls, quizzes, and drawing tools for in-the-moment formative assessment.Read more...
01/15/2014 - MILLER LEARNING
Create, Engage and Assess: Nearpod
With multimedia content and tools being available more then ever before, teachers now have the ability to use Web tools such as Nearpod to “harness students’ attention, keeping them focused and minimizing off-task behavior.”Read more...
01/14/2014 - Manchester Med
Day1 of 10 days to Flipped Class: Day 1 – Getting Started
Nearpod is a brilliant, interactive presentation tool that you are going to use to deliver the class activity. We will use it to create an interactive presentation that will test the students on the knowledge you provide prior to the class.Read more...
11/26/2013 - edudemic
2nd Graders Share Thoughts On iPads In The Classroom
This short video showcases a second grade classroom using Nearpod in the classroom. The students universally agree that Nearpod is much more fun and exciting than worksheets!Read more...
11/12/2013 - Hoadside Attractions
Nearpod – A Great BYOD App!
Nearpod allows teachers to log in and create a slide presentation, including quizzes, polls, graphic tasks, weblinks and multimedia. Students log in to the website or via app and are conducted on a synchronous trek through the lesson at the teacher’s pace.Read more...
11/1/2013 - edudemic
Nearpod update brings visual learning to your classroom
A teacher who is a long-time Nearpod uses applauds Nearpod for its latest updates which includes many innovations and improvements that teachers like himself have suggested.Read more...
11/6/2013 - ictevangelist
Nearpod for progress and AFL
This article suggests practical uses for Nearpod in the classroom and includes a free downloadable PDF with how-to instructions.Read more...
6/29/2013 - I'm a Mc: iBlog
What’s ‘Appening in Ag Ed
On Wednesday, I was at the beautiful Beaver Hollow Conference Center in Java, NY to present two sessions of a workshop on iPad apps to use in the agricultural education classroom. I was thrilled to be invited to share with NYAAE members some of the apps that have worked for me with my students.Read more...
5/14/2013 - edudemic
How Nearpod Brought Active Learning To My Classroom
A teacher's personal story of how Nearpod brought active learning to his classroom. He discusses how the Draw It feature helped students visualize a tricky math problem. He also notes that even struggling students became excited and didn't fear interaction due to the direct contact with the teacher versus class-wide scrutiny.Read more...
5/14/2013 - Moving Toward
Experimenting with Nearpod
A few weeks back I was fortunate enough to attend the Mobile Learning Summit that was put on by NYSCATE. Even though the conference was almost in spring we had to brave snowy weather while driving to Hamilton College, but it was well worth the trip.Read more...
5/13/2013 - classtechtips
Nearpod for 1 to 1 Classrooms
Class Tech Tips recommends Nearpod for 1:1 classrooms to amp up student engagement.Read more...
05/07/2013 - freetech4teachers
Nearpod Homework - A New Option for Sharing Lessons Over iPads
Announcing Nearpod Homework, a Student-paced presentation that allows students to work through presentations on their own. Nearpod Homework allows students to send questions directly to their teachers and allows teachers to instantly assess student progress.Read more...
04/25/2013 - Edudemic
My 24 Most-Used Education Apps (What Are Yours?)
Nearpod comes in at #19 on the 24 most-used education apps.Read more...
02/25/2013 - NCS EdTech News
Nearpod in the Math Classroom
One of the great challenges of the modern educator is in how to balance the use of technology and the content of their subject area. Our students are surrounded by a vast array of technology on a daily basis, technology that is an integral part of their lives.Read more...
02/24/2013 - ICT
Whilst doing some research to support the iPad trial today I came across Nearpod - a way of creating and sharing interactive presentations.Read more...
02/04/2013 - Matt Britland
NearPod for iPad: Revolutionise presentations and AFL in the classroom
NearPod was great and the ability to guide students through the presentation, while walking around the classroom was excellent. Of course the power comes from the interactive elements of the presentation.Read more...
01/25/2013 - The Classroom Gadget
Nearpod can control the iOS classroom
For a few years now, more schools are beginning to adopt the iOS classroom. I'm not sure if that's a real term yet, but if it catches on, I will appreciate royalties. iPads, especially, are being considered to enhance classroom learning.Read more...
04/05/2012 - The Teacher’s Lounge
From BrainPop to Nearpod: Take-Aways from TESOL 2012
ReallyGoodStuff.com discusses how impressed they were with several companies at the 2012 TESOL Conference, with Nearpod making it into one of their top slots. Really Good Stuff recommends Nearpod as a tool to take technology in the classroom to a new level. They also note that the Nearpod platform is excellent both for ESL and Non-ESL classrooms and applauds the real-time feedback and assessment capabilities that Nearpod offers.Read more...
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