• Blog,  What's New in Kami

    Six Million and Growing

    We are excited to share that the Kami community has grown to six million. There is no doubt that digital tools are changing teaching practices and the academic experience for students—not only in the United States but across the globe. Blended learning is made possible with Kami, one PDF annotation at a time. Today, over 15,000 American K-12 (Kindergarten to Grade 12) schools are using Kami in the classroom. Did you know that you can save the environment each time you load a document into our app? Since our launch in 2013, we have learned that teachers and students embrace the opportunity to reduce paper usage, as well as the…

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    Kami’s Halloween Treat For You And a Teacher Friend

    Halloween is fast approaching, but gone are the days of traveling from house-to-house because Kami has a sweet surprise you can’t refuse. No tricks here… just treats! Purchase a Kami Teacher Plan for yourself (and all of your students) for just $99, then treat a teacher friend (and all of their students) with a free Kami Teacher Plan. You and a lucky friend will gain access to all the tools and features that the highest tier of Kami accounts holds. Plus, you don’t have to go through a lengthy process when purchasing, it’s quick and easy to do. How do I receive a free Kami Teacher Plan? Purchase a Kami Teacher…

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    Mission Accomplished: ISTE 2018

    Last month, we went on the biggest Kami Mission yet. We packed up most of our team and flew to Chicago for ISTE 2018. For anyone reading this who doesn’t know what ISTE is, here’s the scoop: ISTE, short for International Society of Technology in Education, is one of the world’s largest and longest-running educational technology conferences. ISTE began at a backyard barbecue in Eugene, Oregon, with a tight-knit group of forward-thinking K-12 and University educators. Almost 40 years later, more than 20,000 EdTech lovers flocked to Chicago for ISTE 2018. ISTE inspires educators worldwide to use technology to innovate teaching and learning, accelerate good practice, and solve the tough…

  • Blog,  What's New in Kami

    Five Million Reasons to Celebrate our Fifth Birthday

    We recently turned five and our celebration has been extra special because our Kami community has grown to more than 5 million Kami users, creating an astonishing 420 million comments alone.  And as our community grows in number, we have also strengthened our relationship with educators through the Kami Heroes program. With Kami Heroes, we will continue to improve our app for the teachers and students. We have made it easier for thousands of American schools to go paperless, switching from traditional pen and paper to using devices such as Chromebook and Kami to create and annotate content and collaborate in the classroom. And in the past few months, we…

  • Blog,  EdTech

    Kami: The PDF Tool You Deserve, But Not The One You Have Right Now

    This blog post was originally posted on Danna Pearsall’s Educational Blog and is used with the author’s permission. Danna Pearsall has been teaching for 12 years and during this time, has metamorphosed into a tech-savvy, highly-motivated teacher and Kami Hero. Follow her on Twitter @mrspearsallchhs I recently became a Kami Hero (basically a bonafide Kami user), and I’m excited to share just a few of the marvelous things it has to offer.  I don’t really even remember when or how I first ran into Kami, but I find myself using or recommending someone else use it at least a few times a week.  Below are just some of my favorite uses of…