Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Tech Tip Tuesday - Nearpod What?




  • An online interactive student response system
  • An online tool that will allow your audience to have access to your presentation on their device.
  • Any device can access it.
  • Can be used as an exit ticket, quiz or poll.
  • Teacher controls the pace of the presentation.
  • Students do not need an account, they just need to join it with the access code from the teacher.
  • Teacher can see who is logged into the session.
  • Teacher can produce reports on student’s responses
  • Presentations are only active for 7 days.
  • Under the free account, you are allowed to have up to 40 students.

*FIRST and LAST slide MUST be Nearpod informational slides - Nearpod recently adjusted this setting and does not require the informational slides to be first and last. They can be in any order.

Types of Slides to Add:
  • Content - Slides, Custom Slides, Video, Audio, Slideshow, PDF Viewer, Twitter Feed
  • Add Web Content - upgrade feature
  • Add Activity - Open Ended Questions, Quiz, Poll, Draw it

Can upload many file types:
  • PDF
  • PPT
  • Videos:  MP4, MOV, FLV, OGV, AVI, MPG
  • Pictures:  JPEG, PNG

Presentation must be published to be able to share it.
Be sure you preview the presentation first before you publish it.
Presentations are only active for 7 days.


1 comment:

  1. Hi Kimberly! Thanks for the post, it's very rewarding to see educators sharing the enthusiasm for Nearpod!

    (Please note that this "FIRST and LAST slide MUST be nearpod informational slides." does not need to be like that anymore :) Now you can rearrange slides and interactive features in any way you like!)

    Keep on enjoying! Please join our community at community.nearpod.com . . . regards!

    The Nearpod Team

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