Nearpod: Engaging, Exciting, Easy! An Interactive Resource for You!
Explore and create : BYOD
Sunday, June 23, 10:00–11:00 am
Location: Room 117
Nearpod is a classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons. It is used to increase student participation as well as to allow instant feedback during lessons. Synchronize and control lessons across all student devices. Nearpod has over 6,000 lessons available for every content area.
|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Principals/head teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices required|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||It would be beneficial if attendees download the Nearpod app on tablets or phones prior to the session. It is not necessary to download anything for a laptop.
Attendees should create a Nearpod account for Free in order to participate at the end of the presentation.
|Focus:||Digital age teaching & learning|
|Topic:||Online tools, apps and resources|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
Gain a better understanding of Nearpod
Observe Nearpod in action
Understand how Nearpod keeps students engaged
Learn about assessments within Nearpod
Learn about reports in Nearpod
Learn the steps to create a Nearpod presentation
Create a Nearpod presentation on their own
1. Explore the Nearpod Student Experience (30-45 minutes)
A. Joining Presentation (5 minutes)
B. Instant feedback on assessments (5 minutes)
C. Taking Notes (5 minutes)
2. Create an account and begin creating a presentation - 15 minutes
3. Q & A about Nearpod - 15 minutes
Limit Distraction, Improve Performance with Nearpod
(Independent research from Dakota State University shows that
Nearpod prevents digital distraction and multitasking while learning)
by Guido Kovalskys, CEO