• 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…

  • 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,…

  • Teacher Tips

    Tip #1: Weekly Writing Assignment ✍️

    Welcome to Teacher Tips, the newest addition to Kami Blog! Each week, we’ll be featuring a Kami Hero to share examples of how they are currently using Kami, plus other ideas on how to utilize tools and features in all subject areas. Our first Teacher Tip is by an Instructional Technology Coach from Beaufort County School District.   How have you helped others work with Kami? I work specifically with Title 1 schools within our district and I conduct monthly professional developments where I routinely train on Kami or link it to other training. We have full access and I love showcasing Kami as a way of communicating, collaborating, and providing…

  • EdTech,  Teacher Tips

    5 Uses for Kami in the Inclusive Classroom

    This article was written by Hillary Goldthwait-Fowles and is re-published with permission. Technology can be a powerful tool in the inclusive classroom. Using the appropriate technology with the intention of supporting an inclusive learning environment, coupled with sound pedagogy, makes for a powerful combination that ultimately benefits all learners. One of my favorite tools to use in the inclusive classroom is Kami. Kami is an extension for Google Chrome that is more than just annotating PDF’s. The many features of Kami allow for learners to engage in PDF content in a more flexible manner, promotes choice and agency, and supports the use of inclusive technologies as part of the UDL Guidelines (Universal Design for…

  • Kami Videos,  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. Click Here to Watch the Tutorial Video ▸    Getting To Know Your Kami Tools 💡💻   Text Box: Rich Text Editor Out with the old and in with the…