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Nearpod Alternatives & Competitors

(78)4.6 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Nearpod? Tons of people want Digital Learning Platforms to help with gamification and analytics. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. We have compiled a list of Digital Learning Platforms that reviewers voted best overall compared to Nearpod. Based on reviewer data you can see how Nearpod stacks up to the competition, check reviews from current & previous users, and find the best fit for your business. SMART Learning Suite, Canvas, Kahoot!, and McGraw-Hill Connect are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Nearpod.

Top Alternatives to Nearpod

  • SMART Learning Suite
  • Canvas
  • Kahoot!
  • McGraw-Hill Connect
  • ClassDojo

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Nearpod

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  1. SMART Learning Suite

    (13)3.8 out of 5

    Lesson delivery, formative assessment, collaborative workspaces and game-based activities combined into one ultimate education software suite. The suite includes both a desktop and online experience

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  2. Lesson delivery, formative assessment, collaborative workspaces and game-based activities combined into one ultimate education software suite. The suite includes both a desktop and online experience

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    UE
    I can look up topics that I am interested in learning about.
    #2
    #2
  3. Canvas

    (1,143)4.4 out of 5
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    Canvas is the LMS that makes teaching and learning (and implementation and adoption and customer support and student success and bragging to your non-Canvas-using peers) easier.

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  4. Canvas is the LMS that makes teaching and learning (and implementation and adoption and customer support and student success and bragging to your non-Canvas-using peers) easier.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    Devin H.
    DH
    Canvas is really easy to operate, and you can design a lesson for a course in minutes. There is no prior uploading required. It is not limited to web based discussion, you can conference and...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Canvas is:

    More expensive
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    #3
    #3
  5. Kahoot!

    (299)4.6 out of 5

    Create a fun learning game in minutes (we call these kahoots), made from a series of multiple choice questions.

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  6. Create a fun learning game in minutes (we call these kahoots), made from a series of multiple choice questions.

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    Anneda N.
    AN
    My students and I love Kahoot! I love the ability to create my own games which we can use to review content or even to pre-assess new content. The fact that the mobile option was added during...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Kahoot! is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #4
    #4
  7. McGraw-Hill Connect

    (147)3.7 out of 5
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    McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital teaching and learning environment that saves students and instructors time while improving performance over a variety of critical outcomes.

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  8. McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital teaching and learning environment that saves students and instructors time while improving performance over a variety of critical outcomes.

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    UE
    Nothing. There is nothing to like about this sad excuse for a online learning aid.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, McGraw-Hill Connect is:

    More expensive
    #5
    #5
  9. ClassDojo

    (321)4.5 out of 5

    ClassDojo is a simple classroom management using positive feedback and parent communication.

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  10. ClassDojo is a simple classroom management using positive feedback and parent communication.

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    UP
    I love that students and families can visually see a consequence for positive or negative behavior. Students also love the colorful animations and avatars that are available.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, ClassDojo is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Easier to set up
    #6
    #6
  11. Socrative

    (43)4.4 out of 5

    Socrative is an instant response tool designed for the K-12 classroom environment.

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  12. Socrative is an instant response tool designed for the K-12 classroom environment.

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    Justin H.
    JH
    Socrative offers a simple and easy to use platform for immediate feedback for students, enabling powerful total participation techniques. This helps me adjust instruction on the fly and provide...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Socrative is:

    Easier to admin
    More usable
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. Seesaw

    (20)4.2 out of 5

    Student portfolios, formative insights, and family communication all in one place.

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  14. Student portfolios, formative insights, and family communication all in one place.

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    UP
    The workflow and the various ways to review and approve students work. I have 3 groups of students and use activity, folders and the students as ways to review and approve work
    #8
    #8
  15. EdPuzzle

    (11)4.5 out of 5

    Edpuzzle is an easy-to-use platform allowing you to engage every student, one video at a time.

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  16. Edpuzzle is an easy-to-use platform allowing you to engage every student, one video at a time.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    UP
    Edpuzzle is an excellent resource to use in your classroom. My favorite feature is the formative 'quiz' questions you can insert into any video. This keeps students engaged and allows you to see...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, EdPuzzle is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    Better at support
    #9
    #9
  17. Blackboard Learn

    (741)3.9 out of 5

    Blackboard Learn is a scalable, reliable foundation for a world-class learning experience. Our flexible learning platform enables you to extend online learning, increase engagement and optimize learning outcomes.

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  18. Blackboard Learn is a scalable, reliable foundation for a world-class learning experience. Our flexible learning platform enables you to extend online learning, increase engagement and optimize learning outcomes.

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    UH
    I love that you can keep up to date with everything. My favorite feature is to the grade book tab.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Blackboard Learn is:

    More expensive
    #10
    #10
  19. Dyknow

    (419)4.6 out of 5
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    Ensure students are on task with thumbnail images and activity tracking. Students need DyKnow's classroom management tool on their Chromebooks, PCs, iPads and Macbooks.

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  20. Ensure students are on task with thumbnail images and activity tracking. Students need DyKnow's classroom management tool on their Chromebooks, PCs, iPads and Macbooks.

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    HO
    The ability to see my student laptop to see if they are in task. Obtain quick information and feedback.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Dyknow is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #11
    #11
  21. Schoology

    (299)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Schoology has redefined the LMS to make online and blended learning a collective effort and to increase the overall impact of everyone involved in a student's education. Schoology ensures the virtual classroom is as robust as, or more than, traditional learning environments.

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  22. Schoology has redefined the LMS to make online and blended learning a collective effort and to increase the overall impact of everyone involved in a student's education. Schoology ensures the virtual classroom is as robust as, or more than, traditional learning environments.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    JS
    I love that my kids have a "one stop shop" since my whole campus bought into the program. The kids learned very quickly how to navigate, and after a small learning curve they're all pros! I love...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Schoology is:

    More expensive
    #12
    #12
  23. Edsby

    (61)4.3 out of 5
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    Edsby is a modern, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) for K-12 school districts that uses latest web and mobile technologies to connect teachers, students and parents in exciting new ways. It incorporates social learning, school news, group collaboration, assessment management, timetables and calendars, course planning, report cards, attendance and more.

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  24. Edsby is a modern, cloud-based learning management system (LMS) for K-12 school districts that uses latest web and mobile technologies to connect teachers, students and parents in exciting new ways. It incorporates social learning, school news, group collaboration, assessment management, timetables and calendars, course planning, report cards, attendance and more.

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    AP
    The Edsby platform is easy for both students and staff to learn.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Edsby is:

    More expensive
    #13
    #13
  25. Top Hat

    (19)4.1 out of 5

    Top Hat helps thousands of college and university instructors create their perfect course—one that engages students and builds comprehension inside and outside the classroom.

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  26. Top Hat helps thousands of college and university instructors create their perfect course—one that engages students and builds comprehension inside and outside the classroom.

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    UM
    We use top hat as an interactive system during class time for Q&A at USC. It is very useful because it speeds up question collection time and the interface is easy to navigate as well.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Top Hat is:

    More expensive
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    #14
  27. GoReact

    (151)4.7 out of 5

    GoReact is like game film for communicators. It's a cloud-based video software for providing feedback, grading and critique of student speeches, presentations and performances.

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  28. GoReact is like game film for communicators. It's a cloud-based video software for providing feedback, grading and critique of student speeches, presentations and performances.

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    Judy S.
    JS
    My favorite feature is being able to comment via signing, speaking, or text time-linked to the interpretation I am analyzing. I like the ease of uploading YouTube videos. I like the fact that it...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, GoReact is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Khan Academy

    (160)4.6 out of 5

    Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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  30. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    UE
    Learning pace.. broad topic areas.. categorization

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Khan Academy is:

    More usable
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    #16
  31. ALEKS

    (24)3.6 out of 5

    Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course.

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  32. Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces is a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system. ALEKS uses adaptive questioning to quickly and accurately determine exactly what a student knows and doesn't know in a course.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    Tanner A.
    TA
    How it embeds the nformation into your brain by a repetitive learning algorithm.

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, ALEKS is:

    More expensive
    Easier to admin
    #17
    #17
  33. LanSchool

    (106)4.3 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Classroom management software solutions that enable engaging 1:1 learning experiences & powerful collaboration in connected classrooms. Locally hosted option. Cloud-based option ideal for distance learning. Enhanced student safety solutions.

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  34. Classroom management software solutions that enable engaging 1:1 learning experiences & powerful collaboration in connected classrooms. Locally hosted option. Cloud-based option ideal for distance learning. Enhanced student safety solutions.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    DB
    The ability to web limit is a tool that works very well from us. Obviously the ability to monitor all student devices within a given classroom is the main function. It does serve that purpose very...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, LanSchool is:

    More expensive
    #18
    #18
  35. Pear Deck

    (26)4.4 out of 5

    Create beautiful interactive lessons, presentations, and assessments to engage every student.

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  36. Create beautiful interactive lessons, presentations, and assessments to engage every student.

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    Avery L.
    AL
    Pear Deck has had a makeover in recent weeks and is working hard to keep up with the many competitor software in the interactive slideshow realm - being directly connected to your Google Drive...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Pear Deck is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    #19
    #19
  37. GoGuardian Teacher

    (79)4.8 out of 5

    It helps schools protect students online and easily manage their technology. It also provides tools for teachers to help them connect with their students, safely guide them through online content, and manage technology in the classroom.

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  38. It helps schools protect students online and easily manage their technology. It also provides tools for teachers to help them connect with their students, safely guide them through online content, and manage technology in the classroom.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    Vincent P.
    VP
    With GoGuardian, I like the fact that I can actually see and monitor how my digital students, who are not right in front of me in my classroom, are spending their time during class. It helps me...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, GoGuardian Teacher is:

    More expensive
    More usable
    Better at support
    #20
    #20
  39. Tovuti LMS

    (113)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

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  40. Tovuti LMS is a learning management platform that can help you share your ideas with the world. Elearning content development and web design services are available.

    Categories in common with Nearpod:

    Kirti C.
    KC
    Its flexibility to add multiple brands and easy customization. features like quiz, interactive content, badges, certification, Options to create a learning path for micro learning. ability to keep...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Nearpod, Tovuti LMS is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable