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Nearpod: “Best Collaboration Solution - EdTech Digest Awards 2012”, “Audience Favorite - LAUNCH...


Nearpod: “Best Collaboration Solution - EdTech Digest Awards 2012”, “Audience Favorite - LAUNCH...

About Nearpod

Nearpod: “Best Collaboration Solution - EdTech Digest Awards 2012”, “Audience Favorite - LAUNCH Edu & Kids 2012”.
Experience for yourself this magical educational app that has been downloaded more than 200,000 times in less than 5 months.
Nearpod is a must have application for teachers and schools that have access to a set of iPads, iPods or iPhones for their classes.

What's Nearpod?
The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.
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  • Teachers use Nearpod to share content with their students and to manage the flow of the lecture.
  • Students use Nearpod on their iOS devices to receive multimedia content and to participate in engaging assessment and collaboration activities.

Cheat Sheet

Step 1. Go to Nearpod.com to create a Nearpod account.

Step 2. Create presentations by logging in to your Nearpod account on your computer and using their web based presentation tools. You can not currently create presentations for Nearpad on the iPad.

Step 3. Once you are ready to share a presentation, open the Nearpod app on your iPad and log in to your account using your user name and password.

Step 4: From the My Library page, tap on the launch button below the presentation you want to show your students.

Step 5: Have your students launch their Nearpod apps on their devices and have them enter the presentation number located at the top of the Nearpod teacher dashboard.

Step 6: The second slide of any Nearpod presentation will require students to log in.

Step 7: Continue to swipe left to advance your class through the presentation in a linear fashion

Step 8: Tap on the slides below to go in to preview mode and navigate the presentation, then tap on share to push the current slide on to your students' devices.

Step 9: After students have submitted answers to a quiz, click on share to share the aggregate results.

Step 10: When students submit answers using the draw it tool, click on their slides to preview their answers and then hit share to push any of their answers out to the rest of the group.

Stwp 11: During free text questions, students tap on the answer box to pull up their keyboards and then submit their answers in writing.