Frequently Asked Questions
How can my child access Kindest Generation on any device?
Learners should download the Nearpod and Teachable app to their devices to make learning seamless on any device.
What is Nearpod?
Nearpod creates an inclusive and immersive learning experience by allowing students to actively participate in every lesson.
Nearpod allows students to take ownership of their learning. By Increasing students’ access to information, ideas, and interactions with Nearpod, Kindest Generation supports and enhances their sense-making, which is central to the process of taking ownership of knowledge.
What is Newsela?
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights to supercharge reading engagement and learning in every subject.
Newsela offers differentiated, high-interest texts that are organized by content area and aligned to curricula.
Content on Newsela covers topics students care about, that connect to core curriculum, and are aligned to standards.
Each article on Newsela is published at 5 reading levels so that every article is accessible to every student in a class, regardless of reading ability.
Thousands of articles are leveled specifically for grades 2-6, ensuring that you'll find content that is accessible for younger readers too. Additionally, many articles available in both English and Spanish.
Assessments are integrated directly into articles to help students engage with the content and to give teachers and principals actionable insights on students’ activity. The result is more engaged readers—and engaged readers are better learners.
What is Quizlet?
Quizlet is an online database of nearly 300 million study sets created by students and teachers.
Data sets include both text-based and visual study materials. The range of topics covered on Quizlet is pretty amazing. Students can remix existing sets or create their own. For each study set, Quizlet offers up to nine study activities, including matching and fill-in-the-blank games and timed quizzes. Adaptive learning technology helps students study effectively by offering more difficult questions as mastery increases.
Kindest Generation uses this Quizlet to introduce new vocabulary at the beginning of each lesson.
What is Quizizz?
Quizizz is a game show-style quiz tool similar to Kahoot!, Quizalize, and Quizlet.
Students can take the quizzes all together competitively as a class (and see classmates' progress), or teachers can assign the quiz as homework and have students complete it on their own time. The quiz advances on its own as students answer.
Kindest Generation integrates Quizizz to engage learners in a fun and meaningful review of each lesson.