In this article, you'll learn how to create a slides-based Lesson in Nearpod, using either your existing resources, or by starting from scratch.
If you're looking to create or find a lesson in a different way, these articles might be helpful:
- How to create an Interactive Video
- How to create a Nearpod with the Google Slides add-on (for teachers with Gold, Platinum, School, or District accounts)
- How to upload your PowerPoint, Google Slides, or PDF into Nearpod
1. From your My Library page, click "Create", then select "Lesson"
2. If you are starting with an existing PowerPoint, Google Slides, PDF, or other resources, upload them now by drag and dropping the file, or by clicking "Upload Files" in the center of the screen. For more details on uploading existing articles, read this article.
3. To add activities and media to your lesson, select "Add Slide."
Next, choose from a variety of content and question options. For a complete list of Nearpod's formative assessments and media types, along with a how-to for each feature, view this article.
3. At any time, you can select a slide, then click the "Preview" button to view that slide the way it will appear to students during your lesson.
4. Once you are finished adding activities and media to your lesson, click on the pencil in the top left to name your lesson, and, if you'd like, provide the subject and grade. Press submit to save your lesson details.
4. After editing your lesson details and completing your lesson, Click "Save & Exit" to save your lesson and return to My Library.