Nearpod Video Playlist



Teacher Tips

Revolutionize Elementary Math
Premiered: April 1, 2024

Nearpod is a must-have tool for elementary math education! Learn how to turn lessons into engaging and accessible experiences that captivate young learners with this UEN Teacher Tip.

Using Nearpod's Draw-It Tool for Formative Assessment
Premiered: February 27, 2024

Want to improve formative assessments in your classroom? In this video, Braxton shares a few tips and tricks on using Nearpod’s interactive tools to elevate your assessments by encouraging student creativity and providing valuable insights into their learning progress.


Nearpod News

Watch Nearpod News and make sure you are up to date on all things Nearpod. We will share tips and tricks, highlight new Nearpod lesson packs and inform you about local training opportunities to help you become a Nearpod expert.

Collaborating with Think-Pair-Share
Premiered: May 23, 2023

Enhance student collaboration with these Nearpod tips! In this episode, host Jami will show you how to utilize Nearpod features to enhance a Think-Pair-Share activity.

Quick Fix in Presentation Mode
Premiered: April 25, 2023

Are you tired of being booted out of your Nearpod presentations when you try to join in student mode? In this video, Jami shows you a simple tip to ensure a smooth and uninterrupted Nearpod experience in your classroom.

Creating Interactive Lessons
Premiered: January 24, 2023

In this step-by-step tutorial video, Jami will teach you how to easily convert your existing lessons and resources into interactive Nearpods that can enhance your students’ learning experience.

How to Add Canva Presentations
Premiered: November 18, 2022

Learn how to convert your Canva presentations into Nearpods and make your lessons more engaging in just a few clicks! Instructor Jami Gardner walks you through creating a presentation in Canva, converting it to Nearpod, and adding interactive features to your presentations. As a bonus, if you enjoy using Google Slides, she'll show you how to upload Canva presentations and use the Nearpod extension tool in Google.

Navigating the New Teacher Dashboard
Premiered: September 27, 2022

Kicking off the new season of UEN Nearpod News, instructor Jami Gardner walks us through how to navigate the new Nearpod teacher dashboard.

Using Google Slides Add-On to Create a Lesson
Premiered: April 26, 2022

In this episode of UEN Nearpod News, Jami provides a look at the Google Slides Add-On and demonstrates how easy it is to convert your Google Slide presentations into Nearpod lessons.

How to Convert a Quiz into a Time to Climb
Premiered: March 2, 2022

It's time to start reviewing content for yearend testing. In this episode of Nearpod News, Jami Gardner teaches us how to convert quizzes that you've already made in Nearpod into a fun and engaging Time to Climb activity. While students are racing to answer questions, teachers are gaining valuable insights into what students know and what they need to review!

How to Differentiate Your Lessons
Premiered: January 27, 2022

In this episode of Nearpod News, Jami Gardner teaches us how to differentiate lessons and instruction using Nearpod. This is helpful to cater lessons toward individual student's needs.

How to Use Live to Student Paced
Premiered: November 22, 2021

In this episode of Nearpod News, Jami teaches us how to use the new feature "Live to Student Paced" when you want to switch between presenting a lesson and letting students continue on their own. Jami will tell us some examples of why this tool is helpful!

Drag & Drop Activity
Premiered: October 18, 2021

In this episode of UEN Nearpod News, Jami Gardner shows us how to use and create a drag and drop activity in Nearpod. This feature helps educators assess student learning by placing images or words in the correct order, category, or location. Also highlighted is the Social and Emotional Learning lesson library that is free to all Utah educators.

Immersive Reader
Premiered: March 4, 2021

PD Trainer, Jami Gardner guides us on how to use the Immersive Reader integration for Nearpod. This tool allows students to access text accommodations, including text-to-speech, translation, and more. Watch to learn how to use this tool in Nearpod and Google Slides!

White Board and Annotation Tools
Premiered: March 9, 2021

In this episode of Nearpod News you will learn how to use the new white board and annotation tools. Jami also highlights how Nearpod can make your life a little easier by providing multiple tools in one location.

Interactive Videos
Premiered: January 27, 2021

Jami Gardner from our professional development team gives a tutorial on adding an interactive video to your course, which involves gathering data on what your students are learning while they watch a video.

New Features and Updates
Premiered: October 22, 2020

Welcome to our new series, Nearpod News! These videos will give information about new features and updates surrounding using Nearpod in Utah Schools. In the first episode, Jami Gardner from our professional development.


Summer Series

Watch past recorded summer series webinars taught by UEN instructors, Nearpod professionals, and classroom teachers from the Utah Nearpod Community.

Nearpod in Your Specialty Classroom
Recorded: August 24, 2022

It can be challenging to find examples of using Nearpod in subject areas outside of the core.  In this session, DLI teacher, Marty Chen, and Music teacher, Katie Ross, will show us how they’re using Nearpod in their specialty classrooms to engage and assess students! 

Differentiation in Nearpod
Recorded: August 2, 2022

Differentiating instruction is important to meet the needs of all learners.  In this session, we will explore how Nearpod can help you easily differentiate lessons and provide data to help you make informed decisions.

Google Add-On in Slides
Recorded: July 27, 2022

Streamline lesson creation, enhance student participation and receive real-time formative assessments while using Nearpod and Google Slides.  Discover how to embed hyperlinked Google Slides into your lessons and turbocharge your Google Slides by using the Nearpod Add-On to create engaging lessons, collaborate with colleagues, and leverage the benefits of Nearpod all within Google Slides.

Nearpodizing PD
Recorded: July 5, 2022

Are you an instructional leader who wants to leverage the features of Nearpod to engage your audience in PD? In this workshop, instructional leaders will explore the advantages of using Nearpod to engage educators and stakeholders. Participants will learn how to create, edit and launch presentations in both Live and Student-Paced modes for staff meetings, parent outreach, and more while keeping the needs of adult learners in mind.

What is Nearpod?
Recorded: June 21, 2022

Are you curious about what Nearpod is and how it can enhance learning in your classroom? Come discover teaching with Nearpod while experiencing an interactive lesson. Participants will have a brief experience as a learner in Nearpod, learn how to log into their own account, know how to find the Nearpod Library of lessons, and add a lesson to their Library. You'll learn how to launch LIVE and Student-Paced lessons and discover how to find reports to review student learning.

What's New in Nearpod
Recorded: June 7, 2022

In this recording, trainer Jami Gardner shows you all of the newest Nearpod features and a sneak peek of what’s coming before school starts in the Fall.


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