education

Using Nearpod to Support Differentiated Instruction

Introduction Regardless of grade level, every classroom is full of students with different needs and different ability levels.  Teaching to the “average” works for some students, some of the time, but it is rarely enough to support every learner.  That’s why differentiation can be such a powerful instructional approach. Despite the fact that differentiation has […]

Disrupting Teacher Professional Development One Workshop at a Time

This post is written by Melissa Pelochino, the Director of Teacher Professional Development at Nearpod.  

Portfolio Spotlight: Nearpod & the Classroom of the Future

In this blog, Nearpod CEO Guido Kovalskys talks about Nearpod’s journey, the accelerating disruption of K12 education by mobile and cloud technologies, and his predictions on the classroom of the future.

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.

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.

Developing presentation skills with student created Nearpod lessons

Check out Middle School Teacher Jessica Vannasdall’s case study on using Nearpod to help students build competencies and overcome fears of public speaking.

Nearpod featured as an ‘Essential’ App for Education

Thanks to our users’ recognition, Apple has included Nearpod in an exclusive list of ‘essential’ apps for education: The compilation is entitled ‘Teacher’s Starter Kit’.

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More Nearpod updates for you to become an expert!

Check out the update to our IOS App and improvements to the Nearpod Content Tool

To be part of the MAGIC, you can now update to enjoy the latest version of the Nearpod platform.

More new features! Nearpod’s PDF Viewer!

With Nearpod’s new PDF viewer, you’ll be able to add PDFs as separate features for students to access and navigate during a presentation. Online PDFs are self-paced features! For more details, please check out this guide.   Remember that Nearpod is now available for everyone! Join our Nearpod Community and don’t forget to stop by […]