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Engaging, Formative assessment with NearPod

Posted by sducharm on October 15, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-10-15 at 10.49.24 AMWhat is NearPod?

  • interactive slides
  • gathers student responses in a teacher dashboard
  • a bank of pre-made lessons for popular topics

 

Is it free? NO, but FDR has a school-wide subscription! This allows you to grab any of the pre-made lessons as well as create your own.

 

What information can I collect from students?

  • In between any your content slides add questions, quizzes, polls, or drawing tasks
  • As students answer, their responses go into the teacher view. You can then share back “best” responses or simply see what students are understanding.

 

How do I start?

  • Email Sarah to get your school account!

 

Tips:

Use “Preview” to see the lessons AND log into the sessions with the PIN code to see the student view.

 

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