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Nearpod: Home

Interactive content delivery and assessment tool. Learn to build and run a Nearpod in your class or meeting.

Key components of Nearpod

A Nearpod is a combination of activities, content, and assessment in a one-stop shop presentation. You can show the presentation in the classroom and/or embed it in an online course space. Students can access the Nearpod lesson on any mobile device, laptop or desktop computer. 

Nearpods may include the following content and/or activities:

  • 3D objects
  • Audio/Video
  • BBC video clips
  • Collaborative digital whiteboards
  • Draw-it
  • Fill-in the blank assessment
  • Links out to web content
  • Memory test
  • PHET simulations
  • Polling
  • PowerPoint Slides
  • Quizzes 
  • Virtual Reality Field Trips

What is Nearpod?

How-to Create a Nearpod Presentation: Basic Overview

 

Sync your Nearpod with your Canvas Course Gradebook in the Assignments section of your course space:

 

Nearpod - How it Works

Nearpod can be used in a face-to-face classroom, or in a self-paced, asynchronous environment. You can link to your Nearpod presentations in Canvas. 

How-to Create a Nearpod Presentation: Playlist of Detailed How-to Videos

This is a video playlist. Click play to start, and use the right menu to navigate to how-to videos focused on a particular task, like, adding a quiz to a Nearpod. 

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