• Ways to introduce yourself creatively on the first day
    Teacher Tips

    Ways to Introduce Yourself Creatively on the First Day

    The first day of school sets the mood for the entire academic year… and arguably there has never been a more challenging and uncertain reentry to school life. Whether you’re 100% back to the classroom, continuing with online learning or working with a hybrid of both, this back to school is going to be a whole new experience for everyone. So what steps can you as an educator take to form that all-important first impression whilst making an unusual back to school experience as relaxing and welcoming as possible?    Self-introduction—where does it begin? Your introduction starts even before you have stood in front of the classroom and opened your…

  • Kami Newsroom,  Press Release

    Kami expands to support Microsoft and iPad platforms for Fall 2020

    Digital education platform Kami introduces a slew of new features to prepare teachers for a new kind of back-to-school   LOS ANGELES and AUCKLAND (Aug. 11, 2020) —  Kami, the interactive digital classroom app used in over 18,000 U.S. school districts and 175 countries, today announced its latest iteration, including an awaited integration with the Microsoft 365 and OneDrive environment, and supporting Google Classroom on iPads. Kami will allow educators to beta test the Microsoft integration and share their feedback in the upcoming weeks.    Prompted by insights from Kami’s educator community, teachers at schools using these platforms can now use Kami to seamlessly create assignments and distribute, collect, and…

  • Kami Newsroom

    Kami grew user sign-ups by 1000% in April, propelling to over 10 Million users

    When the transition to remote learning accelerated the demand for 21st-century digital education solutions, Kami delivered. We have assisted schools all over the world, providing resources to educators transitioning to online teaching, all while maintaining and enhancing our award-winning online application. The global situation was rapidly changing, and with all hands on deck, we adapted and grew every day. Ultimately, the increased demand for well-proven digital engagement tools such as Kami propelled our community to grow to ten million users who have now generated over a billion annotations. Recognizing that we were in a position to help in a time of crisis by eliminating barriers to adoption, Kami offered a…

  • Kami Newsroom

    Business Continuity Planning in the time of Covid-19

    We went big, and we went early — both for our staff and for the community. As a tech startup, we are well used to flying in the eye of the storm. You could say uncertainty is our bread and butter, so is exponential growth. So with coronavirus on the horizon, we’ve gone big and we’ve gone early. To help support our community and the health services stem the spread of the virus and “flatten the curve,” we at Kami have decided to trigger our Business Continuity Plan (BCP). As the crisis is getting more serious, we want to share our BCP (Business Continuity Plan) with you, whether you’re also…

  • Was tun wenn Ihre Schule wegen Coronavirus schließt?
    Kami Newsroom,  Remote Learning

    Was tun wenn Ihre Schule wegen Coronavirus schließt?

    Weiterlernen zu Hause mit Kami — KOSTENLOS! Lehrer! Ist Ihre Schule von den Schulschließungen vom Coronavirus betroffen? Mit Kami können Ihre Klassen sofort wieder weitergehen — ONLINE und KOSTENLOS ! Die Schließung von Schulen erfordert erfinderische und weitgehend ferne Bildungsstrategien. Glücklicherweise gibt es im Zeitalter der Technologie viele Möglichkeiten für Schüler, den Zugang zu ihrer Ausbildung, ihren Lehrern und sogar zur Zusammenarbeit mit Klassenkameraden von zu Hause aus aufrechtzuerhalten. Zuerst waren es die Schulen in Hong Kong – und hier unten im neuseeländischen Hauptquartier von Kami haben wir sofort erkannt, dass Lehrer dort durch die Verwendung von Kami ihre normale Unterrichtsinhalte und -routine fortsetzen können – allerdings jetzt vollständig online.…