Teacher Review for Nearpod

A sure way to technology integration!

Greg M.
Technology coordinator
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Everyone is familiar with PowerPoint and creating presentation to accompany an idea that you are sharing. We are used to the static graphics that are made to support what we are talking about, a visual cue to remembering what is being presented. Nearpod goes beyond just using visuals and allows the audience to be much more engaged in the presentation by participating with this app. While the service can be reached on a browser, the app makes joining and running sessions quicker and easier. Nearpod will truly change the way that you present!
My Take
If you want to increase the engagement in technology in your classroom and in the lesson you present, Nearpod is the easiest and quickest way to accomplish that. Not only is setting up and implementing a Nearpod quick and easy, it is instantly rewarding when you see students engagement increase because of the interactivity of Nearpod. No longer will your students sit idle, instead they will be able to explore more deeply into a lesson. From flipping the classroom to collecting realtime data, Nearpod is a tool that you won't soon forget!