• Kami News

    Kami’s Student Privacy Pledge ✅

    Creating a safe, encouraging environment is key to amplifying student engagement and productivity in class. Each day, our incredible community of Kami educators shares their experiences of utilizing Kami to generate collaboration in the classroom. Our customer’s privacy has always been a top priority. With our privacy policy, we ensure our users that we use appropriate security measures to maintain a safe learning environment for all students while protecting their privacy. Privacy updates We are pleased to announce that Kami has passed a policy review by the Future of Privacy Forum. As a recognized signatory, we pledge to support student privacy and maintain this commitment in all our future efforts…

  • Kami News,  Product Updates

    Review Changes with 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 News

    Three Reasons Why You Should be Using Keyboard Shortcuts

    Did you know that using keyboard shortcuts can increase productivity and save you time? Yes, the term “shortcut” may seem daunting at first, but if you use computers every day it’s important to consider the benefits! To help you to get into the habit of using keyboard shortcuts, here are three reasons that may encourage you even more: 1. Efficient and time-saving Using shortcuts makes you more efficient at doing certain tasks on your computer. When you’re not necessarily reaching for the mouse every second and once you start using shortcuts each day, you’ll start noticing a boost to productivity. Take for example the task of selecting all the text…

  • Case study,  Teacher Tips

    Less paper, more interactive with Kami 📒

    You’ve found the BEST new worksheet for your class! It explains all the principles you want your students to learn and then has them complete some fun activities to cement their knowledge. You print out copies for everyone (in your precious lunch break) and the lesson goes down a storm. But as your students charge out for the school bus, you are left with a mound of crumpled paper sheets. All those valuable resources are now nothing but waste. The constant cycle of paper waste can be demoralizing and time-intensive – but it doesn’t need to be that way. Our Kami Hero Jennifer Crane, science and health teacher from St.…

  • Teacher Tips

    Using Colors to Engage in Math

    Not everybody loves math. For every handful of students that ‘just get’ numbers, there are probably double that who struggle. Fortunately, in the age of EdTech, there are lots of ways that students can tackle problems in a way that makes sense to them!  Kami Hero and math teacher Kristen San Filippo shares her tips on using Kami app tools to mix colors and shapes with visual math concepts.   How have you helped others work with Kami? I have trained my students and fellow colleagues on how to use Kami and integrate it into Google Classroom. I also post videos of my review sheets using Kami. Kami has really…