"We're excited to have Nearpod as an official Google for Education Partner and share their integration with the Classroom share button - making it even easier for teachers to use Nearpod and Classroom together." said Zach Yeskel, Google Classroom, Product
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2015
Nearpod, an award-winning education technology company focused on developing synchronized digital learning and interactive content across mobile devices, today announced its Google Classroom integration. This integration allows teachers to instantly assign and share their interactive Nearpod lessons with their students using Google Classroom. This works both for the teacher-paced or student-paced lesson modalities on the Nearpod Platform.
This video explains the one-click integration between Nearpod and Google Classroom: https://youtu.be/xkO3QhbTvgw
“In the last year, we’ve been impressed by the explosive growth of Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and Google Classroom in particular. With this integration, Nearpod is one step closer to providing teachers a seamless way to easily leverage the benefits of both Nearpod and GAFE.” said Guido Kovalskys, CEO of Nearpod. “We are excited to deepen our integration with Google with today’s announcement and allow teachers to share interactive lessons seamlessly with their students, and get immediate formative assessment through the Nearpod platform.
"We're excited to have Nearpod as an official Google for Education Partner and share their integration with the Classroom share button - making it even easier for teachers to use Nearpod and Classroom together." said Zach Yeskel, Google Classroom, Product Manager.
In addition to Google Classroom integration, Nearpod also has a number of other Google integrations including Google Single Sign-on for all platforms, access to Google Drive and Google Images, the ability to add YouTube videos to a lesson and broadcast them to student devices, and the ability for students to save class notes to Google Drive - with other integrations coming soon.
During the month of September, Nearpod is also offering a special promotion for all new schools or districts that sign up get Nearpod for free for one year, with a 2 year agreement. Schools will not only be able to benefit from the Google Classroom integration, but will be also receive the Nearpod + Common Sense Digital Citizenship Curriculum for free for signing up.
Nearpod is an award-winning education technology company focused on developing synchronized digital learning and interactive content across mobile devices that provides teachers an easy and effective way to leverage technology in the classroom. Nearpod was developed by a team of experienced entrepreneurs passionate about mobile technology and its implications across education. For more information visit http://www.nearpod.com