Nearpod is multiplatform and easy to use to engage students with interactive activities, connecting them through collaborative discussions. It allows to obtain an instant view of the students' learning through evaluations. In evaluations, the platform uses gamification resources in order to promote learning and students' commitment or engagement.
The tool offers several features to display the content, namely: slides, 3D images, simulations in animation mode, field trip (viewing a city in dynamic mode), BBC video, news, use of Office 365 for display of images, slide, video, audio, pdf, link directing to twitter and sharing some url link.
With regard to game-based learning, it is possible to include the link to the Flipgrid platform game, open-ended question, find pairs, quiz, game in phase format, draw this, collaborate, vote, fill in the blanks and memory game.
In the free version, originally only the synchronous version was allowed, but during the pandemic generated by COVID-2019, the asynchronous version is available.