• Kami for translation
    Product Updates,  Teacher Tips

    Kami for English as a second language

    In our culturally diverse and global educational communities, there are many languages and communication styles. For lots of students English is not their first language, and resources need to be available in multiple languages to offer fair access.  Kami has been built as a platform for English language-based documents and comprehension. However, using Google Translate’s Document tool alongside Kami there is a way to quickly translate resources, convert them to a PDF, and use them within the Kami app. This method is not perfect and may have improper formatting once converted to a Kami file, but for those struggling to find translated resources, it does a basic job of providing…

  • Using Kami with a stylus
    Kami Newsroom,  Product Updates

    Using Kami with a stylus

    Tablets, smartphones, and digital notebooks have opened up a whole new way of interacting with digital devices. In the world of touch screens, your classroom documents truly become canvases for all sorts of creativity, and with the right stylus, ideas can come to life just like with pen and paper. Kami and all of its tools can be used on any touch screen device and interact with all forms of styluses. Here’s how Kami works with a stylus and our top tips on how you can use styluses with Kami in your classroom.   How does Kami work with a stylus? To understand how Kami works with a stylus let’s…

  • Kami for iPads
    Kami Newsroom,  Product Updates

    Kami for iPad

    Kami is a Chrome extension and therefore primarily designed to work in the Google Chrome environment. For the best experience of Kami, we suggest using either a Chromebook or a Mac/Windows/Linux computer.  It is possible to use Kami on an iPad, however as Chrome Extensions are not supported by Google Chrome on iOS, many features do not work as they would on another device. In this article, we will explain how to use, access, and open Google Classroom assignments in Kami with an iPad.    Is there a Kami app for iOS? We currently do not have a Kami iOS app. This means you will not be able to find…

  • Using Kami in offline mode
    Product Updates,  Remote Learning

    Using Kami in offline mode

    The Internet is everywhere… except when you need it most! For teachers and students with an unreliable or nonexistent wifi connection, Kami’s offline mode makes asynchronous remote learning possible.  Here is everything you need to know about working offline with Kami:   What can you do in Kami’s offline mode? The beauty of Kami’s offline mode is that you can do almost everything in the app that you would normally do, just without the internet. This includes: Editing any document type using our array of tools such as text boxes, freehand drawing or shapes. Annotate files using the text, voice or video comments. Insert shapes and images.    Is there…

  • How to crop images in Kami
    Product Updates

    The Cropping Tool

    Image placement and precision is an important part of most documents. With an accurate set of image manipulation tools, you can have your inserted images looking exactly how you want them too. That’s why Kami has introduced the cropping tool to your image handling repertoire! Sitting alongside the revolve, resize and grab tools, you can crop your images to show only the elements you want.    How to use the cropping tool To put the cropping tool to use you will first need to insert an image into your Kami file. You can do this by selecting an image stored on your computer, in your Google Drive or finding a…