How to join a Nearpod lesson, video, or activity

Students join a Nearpod to engage with interactive lessons, videos, and activities while their teacher gains insights into student understanding to guide instruction to meet student needs. Teachers can share Nearpods in a variety of ways and students can join from any device wherever they are at.

Students join Nearpod lessons through shared codes, web links, or through a school's learning management system. With Nearpod teachers can:

  • Engage students in Nearpods with any device, any system, and iOS or Android applications
  • Share Nearpods in the physical classroom, hybrid settings, or virtually

This article explains how you can launch Nearpods with your students. 


Join Nearpod with a code

Students should navigate to nearpod.com/student, or open the Android or iOS app, and enter the five-character code provided by the teacher.

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Once students enter the code or click on a link to join a lesson, they'll see the screen below and use either student name validation or click "Join as a Guest". If you have the lesson setting turned on "Enable student names to autofill", students will not see the "Join as a Guest" option.

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Join Nearpod through a link or learning management system (LMS)

If your students are joining from an LMS, like Canvas or Schoology, Google Classroom, or Teams, or if a link is shared in another way, students will simply click on the link and be brought into the lesson.

 

 

 

 

 



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