Nearpod, available for free on the App Store, allows teachers to easily create and share interactive lessons, receive feedback on student device use, assess learning in real time, and personalize instruction for students who are logged into the Nearpod app.
Teachers use Nearpod to create their own lessons or choose from its growing collection of complete multimedia presentations based on content from recognized sources, such as Khan Academy and TED Education. All Nearpod presentations include short lesson plans and can be aligned to the Common Core State Standards, featuring multimedia content and activities appropriate for any grade level. After class, the Nearpod Reporting Tool provides teachers with powerful analysis of individual and group achievement.
Nearpod has been chosen as the Best Collaboration Solution in the Ed Tech Digest Awards 2012 and the Audience Favorite at the 2012 LAUNCH Education & Kids Conference.