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10 ways to use Nearpod in the Classroom -

10 ways to use Nearpod in the Classroom -
Last week, Nick Acton, Primary Apple Specialist Trainer and Apple Curriculum Coordinator at JTRS, shared ideas on how to make the most out of Nearpod in the classroom. We are re-posting the original article he posted at Learning Inspired. Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app’s concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz’s, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on. The children can access a teacher’s presentation through a code. The app is ‘web based’ and is accessible on a ‘log in’ basis. 1) Simple Presentation Delivery At it’s most simple, you can use Nearpod as a substitute for other presentation tools. 2) Personalised Provision Following on from the idea of using Nearpod as a simple presentation tool, you could isolate the the use of the app to one child or a small group. 3) Distributing Resources 4) Live and Formative Assessment 5) Ongoing Assessment

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