• Kami Heroes tips and tricks for remote learning
    Case Studies,  Remote Learning,  Teacher Tips

    Kami Heroes Tips and Tricks for Remote Learning

    We couldn’t be more proud of our passionate crew of Kami Heroes right now. All over the world, they are tirelessly helping their colleagues, friends and, of course, their students come to terms with the handbrake turn in educational strategy—namely moving to remote learning as fast as possible! Here are their experiences, tips, and tricks from the journey so far:   😱 How are you going to solve your #remotelearning challenges… do you even know what they are yet? 💁‍♀️ Our educators have some advice: https://t.co/o3hNgmoubq#DistanceLearning #schoolclosures #Covid_19 pic.twitter.com/E8XXWXQP9l — Kami (@usekamiapp) March 13, 2020     The main challenges of remote learning The move to remote learning has been…

  • Student wellbeing during remote learning
    Remote Learning,  Teacher Tips

    Looking after student wellbeing during remote learning

    In the modern world, we are just starting to understand the true importance of mental health and wellbeing. Resilience, happiness, and relationships with others are all profoundly affected by it.  So now, in a challenging time, faced with a totally new way of being educated, student wellbeing must be one of the educator’s top priorities.  So how can we look after student wellbeing during the turbulent times of remote learning? Here are our tips:  Focus on education and enjoyment Exams have been canceled, tests suspended and some districts are even banning graded assignments. The message behind this is clear – now is not the time to focus on cramming facts. …

  • Kami for asynchronous learning
    Remote Learning,  Teacher Tips

    Kami for Asynchronous Learning

    With many of us pulling together full remote learning strategies in a matter of days, the looming problem of digital equity is becoming more apparent. Students who have very limited access to the internet are facing the possibility of being totally cut off from their educators, reverting to solitary book learning and worksheets. Kami can help fill in some of these gaps in access. By providing an interactive way to prepare lessons and have students connect with content, all asynchronously, higher quality learning and educator support can still take place. Here’s how: What is asynchronous learning? Asynchronous distance learning simply means that teachers and students do not need to interact…

  • 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 use Kami for remote work
    Remote Learning,  Teacher Tips

    3 Kami Features that Assist Remote Learning

    Educators across the world have been put in a place of unknowing. Schools are closing, and teachers are asked to convert their classrooms to an online format at an accelerated pace. Thankfully Kami is here to help you and your students continue to learn remotely. One foundation of nearly every curriculum is the PDF, and Kami is a unique tool that allows teachers and students to transform PDFs, or actually any document or image type, in ways that other tools cannot, especially in a remote learning situation. Here are my top three Kami features for remote learning:    1. Google Classroom/Canvas/Schoology Integration  In a time of remote learning, a Learning…