Teacher Review For Nearpod

Nearpod is one of the best free tools for teachers on the internet.

faith h.
Classroom teacher
Monte Sano Elementary School
Huntsville, AL
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My Grades Pre-K, K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
How I Use It
I can't say enough good things about Nearpod. It is definitely one of the best free resources for teachers on the internet. I would "clip" things from our math and reading lessons, and add them to a powerpoint. Next, I would upload the powerpoint to Nearpod, add some activities (draw vocabulary words, quizzes for formative assessment, etc.). Last but now least, I would publish what I had created, and the students would join. Easy to set up and I DON'T have to create student accounts. Here's a more detailed explanation of how I used Nearpod: http://blog.nearpod.com/post/80999952582/i-love-nearpod-because-it-promotes-engagement
My Take
I think Nearpod is a MUST USE in the classroom. It's engaging, and has formative assessments that can be added. The kids love it. I love how "user friendly" the website is. It's easy to navigate to where I need to go, and I don't have to go hunting for things on the website. For a teacher who doesn't have a lot of time, Nearpod is a lifesaver!