• Kami News

    Kami’s Student Privacy Pledge ✅

    Creating a safe, encouraging environment is key to amplifying student engagement and productivity in class. Each day, our incredible community of Kami educators shares their experiences of utilizing Kami to generate collaboration in the classroom. Our customer’s privacy has always been a top priority. With our privacy policy, we ensure our users that we use appropriate security measures to maintain a safe learning environment for all students while protecting their privacy. Today, we are pleased to announce that Kami has passed a policy review by the Future of Privacy Forum. As a recognized signatory, we pledge to support student privacy and maintain this commitment in all our future efforts and…

  • Kami News,  Product Updates

    Review Changes with Annotation Summary

    Want to review your annotations in the swiftest way possible? Rather than scrolling down your document, you can now view a summary list of your annotations in just two easy steps. For those who are collaborating on the same file, this feature will be useful to track changes made by other collaborators. This feature is also useful for teachers who need to view their student’s annotations through a summarized view.   To see the Annotation Summary: Open any file in Kami (make sure you are logged in) In the menubar, click Toggle Sidebar > Annotation Summary   Tips: You can view the author of the annotation by hovering over their…

  • Kami News

    Three Reasons Why You Should be Using Keyboard Shortcuts

    Did you know that using keyboard shortcuts can increase productivity and save you time? Yes, the term “shortcut” may seem daunting at first, but if you use computers every day it’s important to consider the benefits! To help you to get into the habit of using keyboard shortcuts, here are three reasons that may encourage you even more: 1. Efficient and time-saving Using shortcuts makes you more efficient at doing certain tasks on your computer. When you’re not necessarily reaching for the mouse every second and once you start using shortcuts each day, you’ll start noticing a boost to productivity. Take for example the task of selecting all the text…

  • Teacher Tips

    Tip: Less Paper, More Interactive 📒

    For some teachers, having the option to use minimize paper use can make a huge difference and education softwares, like Kami, can provide benefits that go beyond saving time and money. Having real-time access to students’ work, for example, could help in promoting engaging teaching that allows students to make changes – and allow teachers to give guidance through technology. Our fourth Kami Hero blog post is from Jennifer Crane, a science and health teacher from St. John Vianney School in Buffalo, New York. Continue reading to learn how she found the best solution in Kami and Google Classroom.     How have you helped others work with Kami? When…

  • Teacher Tips

    Tip: Using Colors to Engage in Math

    Technology provides new opportunities for learners to interact and solve mathematical problems to their individual needs. Specifically, as schools embrace a personalized learning environment, the digital tools that Kami provide in math go beyond student engagement. This month, our third Kami Hero blog post is from Kristen San Filippo, a math teacher from Locust Valley High School in New York. Continue reading to learn how she uses Kami tools to mix colors and shapes with visual math concepts.   How have you helped others work with Kami? I have trained my students and fellow colleagues on how to use Kami and integrate it into Google Classroom. I also post videos of…