• What's New in Kami

    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 #4: 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 #3: 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…

  • Product Updates,  What's New in Kami

    How to Use Kami for Math

    Stuck on finding ways to improve or freshen up your Math classroom? Using digital tools to solve equations prove to be a little tricky at times, especially if you need to incorporate symbols and shapes into your worksheets. To help you get started, we created a video tutorial to show you how Kami tools can be applied in the classroom. Teachers, if you’re looking for new ways to get your students engaged using technology in math, watch our tutorial video below to explore the possibilities.    Getting To Know Your Kami Tools 💡💻   Text Box: Rich Text Editor Out with the old and in with the new. Our Rich Text Editor is the…

  • Teacher Tips

    Tip #2: Interactive Mapping Exercise🌎

    Have you ever wondered how you can use Kami in the social studies classroom? Our Kami Hero has got you covered! This week, Megan shares how her students used Kami tools to complete a mapping exercise. How have you helped others work with Kami? As an instructional Technology coach, I have empowered my educators to use Kami as a digital tool to edit documents, create visual aids, and to support student growth. My favorite activity so far has been the incorporation of Kami in social studies. Students are provided with a PDF of a map, in this case, of ancient civilization Mesopotamia, and then using different tools, students complete the map activity – tracing rivers with specific colors,…