• Kami Newsroom,  Product Updates

    Review changes with your Annotation Summary

    Want to review your annotations in the swiftest way possible? Rather than scrolling down your document, you can now view a summary list of your annotations in just two easy steps. For those who are collaborating on the same file, this feature will be useful to track changes made by other collaborators. This feature is also useful for teachers who need to view their student’s annotations through a summarized view.   To see the Annotation Summary: Open any file in Kami (make sure you are logged in) In the menubar, click Toggle Sidebar > Annotation Summary   Tips: You can view the author of the annotation by hovering over their…

  • Kami Newsroom,  Product Updates

    We Updated our Text-to-Speech Tool!

    While the benefits of Text-to-Speech (TTS) are for all kinds of users, some of the specific groups that see a better user experience are students with learning disabilities, literacy difficulties, those who have different learning styles and those who are learning to speak different languages. Here at Kami, we want our users to be able to use our tools to help improve the way they learn, whether it be at school or at their home. Thanks to your feedback, we are continuously improving the way teachers and your students use Kami. Today, we are excited to share with you an all-new Text-to-Speech (TTS) tool! With controls like skipping and looping a section from…

  • Kami Newsroom,  Product Updates

    Introducing the Grading Integration for Google Classroom

    The new Grading integration for Google Classroom is finally here! Earlier this week, we released a great addition to your daily workflow; a feature that will improve the way that you work with Kami and Google Classroom. Teachers who use Kami with Google Classroom would recognize that the Grading window is a key component in providing academic feedback to students. With this latest product update, making annotations and markups of your own will give you a far more seamless experience. Plus, you can view a student’s work in real-time before they turn it in. Easy-peasy! Below are instructions on how to navigate this new update: 1) Open the Classwork  2) Choose…

  • Product Updates

    Update: The New Select Annotations Tool

    In 2018 and Kami is working hard to add impactful features and improvements. More and more users are using Kami for purposes outside of simply annotating PDFs, and we will continue to serve and expand the functionalities on that side of the product. One such new functionality is Select Annotations, which adds the ability to mass select groups of annotations, modify them, drag them around, delete them all at once, and copy/paste them across different pages and documents. It works both on a desktop using the mouse as well as on touchscreens like iPads and Chromebooks. The user will no longer have change or delete annotations one at a time.…

  • Product Updates

    Update: Introducing Speech to Text

    Today, we are excited to announce the release of our Speech-to-Text tool. Creating the Speech-to-Text tool is a project that we have been working on for some time, and we have had it in BETA for the last month. We realized that this tool was needed when we witnessed the frustrations that many ELA students have with typing, which keeps them behind. The purpose of this tool is to allow all students to keep up with their classmates, regardless of their level of typing skill. With this tool, anyone with a Kami Teacher Plan, Kami Schools Account, or Kami Work Account can click the text tool, followed by the microphone…