• 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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  • 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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  • Cost effective technology in the higher education classroom

    October 15, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    Technology in the classroom is not new to higher education with smart boards, student response systems, flipped classroom simulations, and now every student seems to have a laptop open between them and the professor during lectures. Despite computers in the classroom, it continues to be a challenge to understand the extent to which students are…

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  • Making higher education more accessible to adult learners

    September 9, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    Adult learners in higher education are faced with challenges that differ from the traditional, younger student. An adult learner is typically someone in their late twenties or older and has been out of the classroom setting for some time. External factors make it challenging for adult learners to continue their education to advance their careers.…

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  • Teaching with Technology in the Higher Education Classroom

    August 25, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    Like many schools during the 2020-2021 school year, Tarleton State University (TSU) in Stephenville, Texas had to pivot to a hyflex learning instruction model. The professors at TSU were prepared to make that shift thanks to the academic technology resources that had already been implemented into their classrooms before the pandemic started. Dr. James Gentry,…

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  • Engaging students in hyflex learning in the higher education classroom

    August 17, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    When Dan Mallinson, an assistant professor of Public Policy and Administration at Penn State University, first learned about Nearpod in the Spring of 2019, he saw endless opportunities for his students and his instructional approach, especially when his classroom switched to a HyFlex learning environment. He also leads a faculty learning community that explores educational…

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  • Edtech trends in Australia

    July 15, 2021 lavender.nguyen

    Edtech trends in Australia: Teachers are turning to collaborative technology to enhance student outcomes

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  • Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE: Technology Partners’ Collaboration Moves with the Times and Trends

    February 23, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    Nearpod has proved to be an invaluable tool since Higher Colleges of Technology transitioned to fully online classes in March 2020. Read more to find how Nearpod made a difference.

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  • Nearpod is a bridge in the multicultural ESL classroom

    January 27, 2021 The Nearpod Team

    University of Central Florida Global Programs instructors use Nearpod to identify language learning gaps and bridge cultures in the classroom.

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    Revolutionizing the Classroom Lecture

    November 12, 2019 Stuart Vanorny

    Discover how Zenith Education Group helped Alterius Career College transform their classroom lectures into interactive learning experiences through the implementation of Nearpod.

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