Perusall (https://perusall.com/) is a new tool that encourages students to read assignments and interact with the material in a thoughtful way. They can highlight text and figures and leave comments and questions for other students in their cohort. It is like a social media textbook. Perusall was developed by a group that includes Harvard physicist and pioneering PER researcher, Eric Mazur. It can be used free of charge with public domain pdf documents.
In this webinar, Dan Burns of Los Gatos High School, CA, will share his experience using Perusall with his physics students over the last two years and explain some of the essential features for teachers wanting to use it.