• Kami News

    Introducing our 2020 Kami Heroes

    Each year, we are impressed by the passion and dedication of the education community, and the Kami Heroes program is a reflection of these unique qualities that our community holds. On behalf of the team at Kami, a huge thank you to all 200+ educators who took the time to apply for the Kami Heroes program this year. It was exciting and inspiring to learn more about how you use Kami and its impact on the students in your classroom. All applications were thoroughly reviewed, and we appreciate the effort you have put into your entries. We are so lucky to have a growing community of educators who want to…

  • How can you prepare students for life beyond education?
    Teacher Tips

    How can you prepare students for life beyond education?

    Tests and qualifications take up a lot of time and energy for today’s students. But grades are far from the only part of education.  So-named life skills or soft skills (as they are known in the world of work) can easily be forgotten in the clamor for exam scores, but in many cases, they are equally if not more important enablers for future success. Skills such as budgeting, communication, leadership, personal safety or understanding basic laws are vital for independent living and contribution to society.  In fact, 53% of teachers in the UK believe that life skills are more important than academic qualifications to young people’s success according to the…

  • Do schools need wifi?
    EdTech

    Why Schools Need Wi-Fi

     ‘What’s the wifi password?’ It’s become a typical greeting in homes, offices, cafes, and even public transport all over the world. It’s almost inconceivable that this technology is barely over 20 years old, yet (if we are honest) many of us would struggle to function fully without it.  But what is wifi’s function in schools? In the age of edtech and 1:1 devices, many would argue that strong wifi implementation is now as important as proper heating and lighting.   Let’s delve into exactly what wifi is, it’s role in schools and why it’s needed.   Should there be technology in the classroom? 👩‍💻https://t.co/NvDl5VBsuU pic.twitter.com/E09W8YNFpU — Kami (@usekamiapp) October 8, 2019…

  • How did the Kami team spend 2019?
    Kami News

    How did the Kami Team spend 2019?

    It’s that time of the year when we all look forward to putting our feet up and enjoying some well deserved festive cheer.  But while the chestnuts are roasting, its good fun to have a mull over the highlights of the year with friends and family.  So the Kami team did just that! Here’s what we got up to this 2019.   Hengjie, CEO and Co-founder What do you do at Kami? I’m the Chief Executive at Kami, which means I do everything else that no one is doing. But my favorite role is leading the Customer Success team, it involves: delighting users, collaborating on solutions to truly help, and…

  • What is blended learning?
    Teacher Tips

    What is blended learning?

    Blended learning, hybrid learning or sometimes flipped learning is an education trend gaining momentum. And for good reason.  As the value of technology in the classroom becomes increasingly clear, alternative methods of dispensing knowledge which fully embrace the possibilities of edtech are getting traction and showing promising results. So what exactly is blended learning, what benefits are available and how can you bring it to your school?   #EdTech is a teacher’s best friend 🤗. Check out why: https://t.co/Umln0VXCrQ pic.twitter.com/SqnZXyfYcj — Kami (@usekamiapp) September 23, 2019   What is blended learning? Blended learning actively unites or ‘blends’ online learning with traditional classroom or face-to-face learning. Both are considered important parts…