Nearpod – new beta features

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Nearpod has a number of new features (currently in Beta) available for you to use.

They are:

1Presenters can now switch to student view rather than logging in as a student participant.
When you launch a live session you will now see that there is a new icon top right of the screen that switch the current screen into a student view.

Student View
teach and student views
Switch between views

2New types of slide  – You can now add 3D objects and PhET Simulations to your lessons








Find out more about PhET

3New Slide builder features – You can now custom build your slides and add background images and animated gifs to your slides

New Slide Features
New Slide Features















4 – Slides can now easily be converted into Draw It exercises

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  1. Tim Vincent

    Thanks Marion, very useful. We use Nearpod in our year 4 GP teaching so will pass this on. I have just educated myself on PhET simulations!

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