• Frequently Asked Questions about Nearpod and Virtual Learning

    March 20, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    We know many educators are currently switching to virtual or home-based learning due to temporary school closures. Here are answers to some of the common questions we’ve gotten around using Nearpod for this learning environment. Please note that we are providing upgraded access to all educators during the tine of their school closure. To request…

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  • Nearpod for Home-Based Learning: Your COVID-19 Contingency Plans

    March 10, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    We know many educators are developing plans for possible school closures due to COVID-19, or already dealing with active closures. Since Nearpod has always been a go-to for keeping students engaged, wherever they are, we want to do our part to help. To aid in your planning, we’ve rounded up the most relevant information related…

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  • Using Nearpod with Video Conferencing Solutions

    March 8, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    We know that educators are currently making plans for what to do in case their school temporarily switches to distance learning. Did you know that popular conferencing tools are offering FREE access to educators? Google Hangouts, Skype, Zoom, and more are making it easier for teachers to keep their classrooms in-touch.  Video Tutorials: Using Nearpod with…

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  • Distance Learning with your LMS

    March 5, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    We know that educators are currently making plans for what to do in case their school temporarily switches to distance learning. Nearpod’s integrations with Canvas, Schoology, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, and more can help share resources with students while they’re not physically in the classroom. Video Tutorials: Looking for more ideas on how Nearpod can…

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  • Celebrate Digital Learning Day with Nearpod

    February 8, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    February 27th is Digital Learning Day! Digital learning is the practice of using technology to enhance learning experiences. Teachers use technology to transform learning in their classroom on a regular basis, and Digital Learning Day is the perfect reason to share how you’re using tech in your classroom, encourage colleagues to use your favorite ed tech tools,…

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  • Valentine’s Day Resources for Your Classroom

    February 7, 2020 The Nearpod Team

    Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to support students social and emotional skills. Nearpod has SEL mini-lessons to teach strategies like mantras and growth mindset, plus other freebies!   SEL Lessons Nearpod’s SEL mini lessons are easy to implement into your class routines all year. However, these lessons are especially relevant on Valentine’s Day. Download…

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  • January Classroom Activities

    December 14, 2019 The Nearpod Team

    Coming back to school in January can be a fresh start for your classroom and students.  Take advantage of this excitement and energy with FREE classroom activities perfect for January.

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  • December Classroom Activities

    December 6, 2019 The Nearpod Team

    As the weather starts to get cold, students start to dream of winter break. Nearpod has December activities for your classroom to up the engagement, from gamified quizzes to free lessons! Winter Time to Climb Activity This December, boost the joy-factor during your exit tickets or add competition to unit review with a winter version of…

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  • Halloween Themed Activities for your Classroom

    October 7, 2019 The Nearpod Team

    Halloween is the perfect holiday to weave themed lessons into your classroom in a meaningful way. Your little ghosts will be so excited, they won’t even realize they’re doing the same standards-aligned work in a different format!

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  • Free Lessons for Digital Citizenship Week social media literacy

    Free Lessons for Digital Citizenship Week

    October 4, 2019 The Nearpod Team

    Free lesson plans about digital citizenship & help students to use all powerful devices  safely, ethically, and effectively.

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