• What is included in Kami's free plan?
    Product Updates

    What is included in Kami’s free version?

    Kami is available to use free of charge, with absolutely no credit cards required on sign-up. Our ad free service can be accessed by simply making an account. Signing up is quick and easy! To get started, go to web.kamiapp.com, or download the Chrome extension here.   What does the free version include?   Kami’s free account allows you to: Use a totally no ads service. Access to our basic toolbar functions which includes all our annotating, highlighting and drawing functions. Easily view PDFs, documents, images, and ebooks through Kami. Autosave your Kami files to Google Drive. Convert scanned files into readable PDFs using our OCR tool (Optical Character Recognition).…

  • Teachers back to school checklist.
    Teacher Tips

    The ultimate back to school checklist for teachers

    ‘I have so much to do!’ It’s the August mantra for teachers everywhere. As we edge towards the opening of school gates your to-do list is probably growing longer than a Leonard Cohen song – which is overwhelming for everyone.  Fortunately, we have taken some time to put together a thorough list of some of the key things you should focus on. Here is our ultimate back to school checklist for teachers:   1. All systems GO! Improvising is certainly a vital skill in education, but it’s not something you’re going to want to rely on for every single occurrence in a busy classroom. Take a good amount of time to…

  • Back to school teacher tips
    Teacher Tips

    5 teacher tips for getting back to school with a bang

    The time of sun-dappled lazy afternoons, cookouts and beach vacations is almost over for another year. It’s time to dust off your satchel and mortarboard and prepare for back to school.  So what can you do to make this school year better than ever? Check out our top tips:   1. Reflect on the last school year – the good, the bad and the ugly The pause between the end of the old and beginning of the new is a fantastic opportunity to take a step back and learn from our successes and mistakes.  Making a physical list of things that went well and things that could be improved is…

  • Product update New Toolbar
    Product Updates

    Toolbar refresh

    Introducing our toolbar redesign Refreshed, relaxed and ready for the new school year? Kami certainly is! Our engineering team has been hard at work all summer creating a fresh toolbar design to make navigation easier than ever. As always, our reshuffle has been based on direct feedback from all our users – thank you, by the way, it’s always great to hear from you!    What has changed? Don’t worry, not too much, and it’s all for the better!  Mainly we have rejigged our tools so that they fall into four logical sections. From top to bottom we now have:  Reading and manipulation tools (e.g the select tool, select annotations,…

  • product update: new ways to share files
    Product Updates

    New ways to share files

    The easy way to share your Kami files   Sharing your Kami files has never been easier with our new ‘Link Sharing’ option! Now as well as giving access to your original file, you can provide collaborators with their ready-made personal copy – and get this it saves directly into their Google Drive!     Why have we added a new link sharing option?   We are always looking for ways to make your digital classroom efforts as seamless as possible – and better link sharing can cut out a lot of time-wasting.  The new link sharing option means that one assignment or worksheets can now be shared amongst a…