• Kami Newsroom

    Introducing the Updated Tool Bar

    Today, we are excited to announce our new and improved toolbar. A major project that we have been working on in the last two months. We would like to thank our users who provided us with valuable feedback that helped improve the new toolbar’s UX/UI design. The philosophy behind the refresh is to make the Kami toolbar more intuitive for both new and old users, making discovery and functionality work hand-in-hand. Moreover, one of the fundamental changes to the aesthetic is the contrasting colors and updated icons. The new layout also enables touch screen users with better access requiring fewer clicks and lesser actions. Below is an outline of the…

  • EdTech

    Why do we still use PDFs?

    In 2017, technology plays a larger role in the classroom than ever, and as a result many schools are moving their whopping $2 billion, spent on paper each year, toward digital devices, and PDFs are replacing paper. Moving documents to the cloud saves not only the hours that are spent on copying and printing but also the copious amounts of paper; everything that the students would want to use is now at their fingertips because of the cloud. The Williams Compliance Act, an act wherein the students in the state of California are given the right to access the materials and resources outside of their classrooms, has added to the volume…

  • Case Studies

    Banning HS Uses Kami for Expository Reading and Writing Course (ERWC) and Williams Compliance

    Currently, the schools in the United States are wasting around 2 billion dollars a year on paper. A study by David Wees on paper use in schools looked at just how much is being spent by schools on paper in the United States. Wees came to an educated conclusion that schools are using an estimated 34 billion sheets of paper each year, with an annual cost of 2 billion dollars. This year, more schools are doing their best to cut down on paper usage than ever, and many are going completely paperless! We met with a High School teacher Brittney Goodwin who is helping her school go paperless, and we discussed how…

  • Case Studies,  Kami Newsroom

    Using Kami with Google Classroom

    Google Classroom and other Learning Management Systems (LMS) are revolutionising the way that teachers and students are working online. I was amazed when I first laid my eyes on Google Classroom – and I don’t think I will ever stop wondering what it would have been like if I had had Google Classroom when I was in school. Many of you would probably agree on that point. What makes Google Classroom so great? Google Classroom helps teachers save time, organise classes, and improve daily communication with students like no tool ever has. Launched in August 2014, Google has created an educational platform that will set the standard for future learning…

  • Kami Newsroom

    Introducing the Updated Drawing Tool

    We are excited to announce that we have just released our new and improved drawing tool in Kami. Those of you who have used it in the past may have found the tool to be a bit cumbersome, and we have been working hard to improve this. We are grateful to all of you who have given us great feedback about the tool and improvements you have seen that it needs. What is our drawing tool? The drawing tool allows for freehand drawings to be done anywhere on a document in Kami. We have received a ton of interest from teachers about the tool, especially those in sciences, maths, and…