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Nearpod: Engaging, Exciting, Easy! An Interactive Resource for You!

Explore and create
Pre-registration required

Explore and create : BYOD


Sunday, June 23, 10:00–11:00 am
Location: Room 117

Amy Pate  
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
Skill level: Beginner
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
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
Facilitator
  • Manage the use of technology and student learning strategies in digital platforms, virtual environments, hands-on makerspaces or in the field.
Analyst
  • Use technology to design and implement a variety of formative and summative assessments that accommodate learner needs, provide timely feedback to students and inform instruction.
Leader
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
Related exhibitors: Nearpod

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Attendees will:
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​

Outline

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

Supporting research

https://news.nearpod.com/pdf/research-paper-student-npp-new.pdf

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

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Amy Pate, Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School

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