Monthly Archive:: October 2016

Congrats to Nearpod PioNear and Author Amy Roediger, winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

In September, the White House honored 213 recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). Included in those recipients was Nearpod PioNear and Author Amy Roediger.

My Favorite Nearpod Lesson – Determinants of Health

This is a guest blog post by Travis Edwards, a Health & PE teacher at Tarneit Senior College in Melbourne, Australia.

Shared Stories of Pedagogical Practice – Part 3: Global Collaborators

With increased interest in models of learning that emphasize learner-centered instruction and the construction of deep understandings of the world, teachers and students are seeking out practices that move learning past walls of classrooms and that harness the power of the global experience.

Guest blog post – Creating a level playing field for girls in the classroom using Nearpod

“My name is Julie Humphress and this is my 25th year of teaching. My school became a one to one school three years ago, and I was determined to not be an old dog when it came to incorporating new tricks in my classroom.”

Shared Stories of Pedagogical Practice – Part 2: Innovative Designers

This is the second post in a three part series on shared stories of pedagogical practice. Storytelling in the form of Nearpod+Sway is combined with reflections and discussion on empowering students as innovative designers in the classroom.

Introducing Nearpod 3D

We are excited to announce the arrival of Nearpod 3D, a library of 100 stunning 3D objects that you can easily add to your Nearpod lessons. Nearpod 3D adds a new dimension to digital learning that encourages students to participate in lessons in a more meaningful way.

Shared Stories of Pedagogical Practice – Part 1: Knowledge Constructors

Through exploration and discovery, teachers are finding ways to use innovative digital pathways to share stories of practice and experience.

My Favorite Nearpod Lesson – A Trip to Gettysburg

This is a guest blog post by Jennifer Stewart, an 8th grade World Geography and US History teacher in Greenfield, IN.