• Benefits of social media in schools
    EdTech

    Benefits of Using Social Media in Schools

    Social media is a fundamental part of daily life for most people (exactly 3.48 billion according to the Global Digital 2019 report by Hootsuite and We Are Social). Schools are no exception. With staff and students both involved in various online communities, many schools have started tapping into social media to provide better service and assistance for everyone. But in an age which rightly has concerns over data privacy, cyberbullying and the sapping of attention spans, what are the real benefits of incorporating social media into the educational environment?   #EdTech relies on watertight data security 🔒https://t.co/PgaasBu2tP pic.twitter.com/kPVK8fqmlK — Kami (@usekamiapp) October 15, 2019   Building supportive online communities Online…

  • characteristics of 21st century learners
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    Characteristics of 21st Century Learners

    The purpose of education is to prepare the next generation. We want them to be productive and good members of our communities. So as the world evolves, our education system must follow suit to ensure we are preparing our kids for life within it.  In the busy and bustling 21st century our basic systems are transforming at a pace never seen before. The way we access and spread information, our work habits, methods of socializing, and much more have been revolutionized by the increasing sophistication of technology. As modern educators, it is more vital than ever that you are providing your students with the tools to tackle this tech-rich environment…

  • 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…

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    Welcome to Kami: Google Classroom Integration, Video Annotation, Dictionary, and Equation Editor.

    Today we are excited to announce that we are launching four of our most exciting features yet, major updates that we have been working on for the last six months. While visiting the US last year, Kami visited classrooms to look at ways in which Kami could be better. Thanks to the great feedback that we collected from some brutally honest K-12 students, as well as the numerous faculty members with whom we have spoken by email and at the many edtech conferences Kami has attended, we were given a clear picture of what Kami needed to become an even better classroom tool. We are grateful for all of the…

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    BOOK YOUR 1:1 KAMI APPOINTMENT AT ISTE 2017

    Kami is an online document viewer and annotation tool. With classrooms going paperless and Chromebooks being rolled out across the United States, Kami solves one of the biggest problems faced by schools going paperless, and that is having the ability to annotate PDF files. We are currently the #1 PDF extension and app across Google marketplaces with over 3 million users. We will be connecting with teachers and technology integrators at ISTE and was would love to see you there!  CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR 1:1 KAMI APPOINTMENT AT ISTE 2017 For media requests contact: james@kamihq.com