• Kami

    • Secondary teachers and students have premium access to the annotation tool Kami. 
    • Elementary teachers have access to the free version. Visit the Elementary Kami page for information.
    • Kami allows students and teachers to annotate on eBooks, images, publisher-supplied PDFs, worksheets, and more. 
    • Kami lets secondary teachers utilize curriculum documents in a way that integrates with Google Classroom.

    Access for Teachers

    1. Download and install these Kami extensions:

    2. Sign up for an account using your Google PISD credentials.

    3. Open Webdesk and find the Kami (PISD) tile. If you do not have the tile on your dashboard, you can add it from the App Library.

    PISD Kami App

    4. Launch the Kami app from Webdesk

    Access for Students

    1. Download and install these Kami extensions/app:

    It's not necessary for students to add the Kami app in Webdesk since they will be launching Kami from the extension or Google Classroom or Google Drive. 

     

  • See what Kami can do!

    Click on the icons on the sample Kami PDF below to learn about each Kami tool. Or open the Thinglink here


  • Free Features

    (See Free vs. Premium comparison chart here)

    Annotation Tools

    • Highlight, Underline, Strikethrough
    • Add Text Box
    • Text Comment
    • Insert Shapes

    Stylus

    • Freehand Drawing

    Other

    • Scanned Documents (OCR)
    • Split & Merge Documents
  • Premium Features

    Annotation Tools

    • Highlight, Underline, Strikethrough
    • Add Text Box
    • Text, Voice, Video, and Screen Capture Comments
    • Insert Shapes
    • Insert Images
    • Insert Signature
    • Voice and Video Comments
    • Equation Editor
    • Add Page (Blank, Grid, Lined and Music)

    Stylus

    • Freehand Drawing

    Accessibility

    • Dictionary
    • Text to Speech
    • Speech to Text

    Other

    • Split & Merge Documents
    • Kami & Google Classroom Integration
    • Scanned Documents (OCR)
  • FREE Kami Online Conference!

    Watch the recording and access the resources from Kami Connect July 2021 (featuring our very own Lilly Jensby!) and Kami Connect February 2021.

    • Professional Development
    • Inspirational Speakers 
    • Preview New Kami Features

    This learning opportunity is provided by Kami and not Plano ISD.

    Our Digital Learning Specialist, Lilly Jensby, was a featured presenter
    in the July 2021 Kami Connect Conference!

    Kami featuring Lilly J

    Watch her here! https://youtu.be/aLjzvOHLPKs?t=7279

  • Kami Course Recording

    Course: Kami Overview for Premium Users in January 2021

    Course Description: Transform any existing document into an interactive and engaging learning experience both in the F2F and remote environments. This 30-minute overview will cover:

    • Teacher and student sign-in procedures
    • Creating, assigning, and grading Kami assignments through Google Classroom
    • Top Kami features to support accommodations, effective feedback, and student collaboration

    Recording: To view this class recording, please sign in to our website and click where you see Kami: pisd.edu/digitallearning

     

    kami recording