• Celebrate Digital Learning Day with Nearpod

    February 4, 2022 The Nearpod Team

    February 22nd is Digital Learning Day! Digital learning is the practice of using technology to enhance learning experiences. Teachers use technology regularly to transform learning in their classrooms. 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, or even try…

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  • Teaching Black history in February and every month afterwards

    January 28, 2022 Katie Micallef

    As we enter February, highlight Black History Month and have those conversations. But my challenge for you is; as February blows by, like any other month, continue the discussions, topics, and lessons – don’t just stop because it’s March 1st.

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  • Racial Justice Resource Guide

    January 28, 2022 The Nearpod Team

    Get 100+ free lessons to support antiracist teaching and learning.

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  • 5 Steps to Evaluating Supplemental Curriculum Programs

    January 27, 2022 BrittanyGranquist

    The adoption of supplemental curriculum materials is one of the most impactful decisions that educators make. Instructional materials influence student engagement, assessment practices, lesson delivery methods, and teachers’ underlying pedagogical practices and efficacy. Using the five steps and rubric below, administrators can thoughtfully evaluate supplemental curriculum programs and ultimately invest in the resource that best…

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  • January Classroom Activities

    January 5, 2022 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 9, 2021 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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  • Benefits of technology in the classroom for future careers

    December 9, 2021 Erica Harris

    Are you preparing all students with future-ready planning skills and tools? Teach and develop student’s fundamental understanding of technology concepts.

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  • The Value of Formative Assessment

    November 23, 2021 Adam Franklin

    The 1st of a dedicated blog series on the Research Behind Nearpod.  Your thorough answer to the question, “What learning sciences research-informed Nearpod’s design decisions?” Formative Assessment- What it is and why it matters.  When teachers ask students to regularly demonstrate their understanding during a lesson students become active in the learning experience and are…

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  • Learn to code and unlock a world of opportunities

    November 8, 2021 Danica M. Botts

    When working in groups, coding fosters collaboration! Relying on each other builds an appreciation for the strengths others bring to the table.

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  • What are HyFlex and Hybrid classrooms?

    October 20, 2021 DuggSteary

    Hybrid and HyFlex models of learning continue to be discussed, trialled, and implemented at institutions around the world as many of us return to work and school with a new normal, or look to the future to create a new normal. These education models are appealing to administrations for their ability to help ensure continuity…

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