Nearpod Strengths, Domain Expertise, and Key Differentiators
Nearpod offers teachers an easy-to-use tool for creating interactive lesson plans, which students can then upload to their device. Designed with 1:1 or BYOD classrooms in mind, Nearpod allows teachers to create digital lesson plans, share it with students during class, and track individual progress. Lessons are comprised of teacher-created slides that can include text, video, images, websites, questions, quizzes, polls, and assignments. Students can follow the lesson on their own devices at their own pace or teachers can lead a synchronized session where students can follow the lesson in real-time.
Nearpod provides a few sample lesson plans that teachers can choose from or they can choose to create their own as well as videos and interactive sessions to help teachers use and navigate the product. Additionally, Nearpod has data analytics embedded into the presentations, which allows teachers to address individual problems on assignments and assess students in real time. Reports can be accessed for both an individual student and the class as a whole. The platform can also incorporate HTML5 web games or apps, like Vmath or ALEKS, facilitating transitions from lesson plan to online learning games.ns while conducting automated grading, assessments, live sessions and more. Nearpod is a collaborative presentation tool that allows teachers to engage and assess their students' data using mobile devices.
Nearpod Recent Developments
In June 2020, Nearpod Launches Interactive Video Platform, alongside exclusive video content, expanding Options for engaged, active learning in any Setting.
Nearpod offers a library of more than 7,500 standard-aligned, ready-to-run lessons, and teachers can customize lessons or build their own. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Nearpod was rolled out to every Utah school district, under a statewide partnership with the Utah Education Network, to support the distance learning process.
In June 2019, Nearpod introduced Time to Climb, a new game-based activity that allows students to compete across various subjects through interactive visualizations to assess comprehension and increase engagement in the classroom. Time to Climb, the platform’s introduction of game-based activities to its lessons, is designed to ignite friendly competition and interactivity in the classroom while assessing students’ understanding. In March 2019, Nearpod launched a social-emotional learning curriculum in partnership with common sense education to build positive, safe and empowering learning environments.
Nearpod Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Activities
In February 2021, Renaissance Learning, Inc. a software as a service and learning analytics company that makes cloud-based, pre-K–12 educational software and adaptive assessments, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Nearpod, to unlock an unparalleled level of student insights.
In April 2019, Nearpod acquired Flocabulary. Nearpod’s platform is primarily designed for elevating student voice in device-rich classrooms and combines a variety of ways for all students to learn and demonstrate their understanding. Together with Flocabury, Nearpod can combine their capabilities and grow their portfolio of offerings.
Nearpod Customers in ARTW Customer Database
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Ownership: - x
Number of Employees: 350
Functional Markets: Collaboration,
Key Verticals: Education,
Nearpod Key Enterprise and Cloud Applications
Nearpod Student Engagement Platform
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Nearpod Customers - Breakdown by Geo, Size, Vertical and Product
No. of Nearpod Customers: 10000
No. of Nearpod Enterprise Applications Customers: 10000
No. of Nearpod Cloud Customers: 10000
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Nearpod has 1.6 million accounts on the Nearpod app, mostly student accounts, but at least 100,000 teachers in 10,000 schools are using the Nearpod platform. Some 2,000 schools converted from the “freemium” version of Nearpod to the startup’s paid, premium version.
Nearpod Market Opportunities, M&A and Geo Expansions
In a world where online learning is increasingly sought after, Nearpod with its Saas solution will have a market edge to gain new customers.
In 2019, Nearpod, redesigning its flagship service, education technology for K-12 for use in higher education classrooms too. The program integrates with learning management systems, including Instructure Canvas. Nearpod for Higher Education is being pegged as an active learning platform for face-to-face and online courses. Many of the same features are available, including polling and quizzes. And lessons can be delivered in real time or asynchronously.
Nearpod Risks and Challenges
Concentrating only on the Education Industry.
Nearpod Ecosystem, Partners, Resellers and SI
In November 2019, Nearpod made a partnership with Breaking the Barrier to transform foreign language instruction. Together, the companies are creating Nearpod World Languages en español, a grade 6-12 supplemental Spanish curriculum that combines foundational skills and exposure to Spanish-speaking cultures.
In August 2019, Nearpod partnered with Google Slides, creating an easy way for teachers to add interactivity and make collaboration simple. In March 2019, Clever, the most widely used single sign-on (SSO) portal in K–12 school districts, and Nearpod made a new partnership. Now, users can easily access Nearpod products directly from their Clever Portal, saving teachers valuable instructional time. Over half of U.S. K-12 schools now use Clever to simplify and secure login to digital learning applications for students and teachers. With this partnership, teachers have faster access to Nearpod's thousands of ready-to-run lessons and interactive classroom activities with a simple and secure single sign-on.
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