Strengthen Your Teaching Porfolio With Our Professional Development Workshops

ScootPad has new professional development resources for schools! These offerings include live, interactive, and customized webinars (tailored to fit your or your school's needs), as well as training certificates. Today’s post will go over what resources are available and how you can use these resources to improve your portfolio. FREE Resources Teachers, Parents, and Administrators... Continue Reading →

Prep Smarter for Standardized Tests

ScootPad is a great way to help your students prepare for standardized tests, such as the state tests many school districts are in the midst of this month. One struggle I know most teachers face is how to support students in their preparation for these important tests without letting the tests hijack the curriculum and... Continue Reading →

ScootPad Helps Make Learning Fun at Hillsborough Elementary

Ms. Gradone, a third grade teacher at Hillsborough Elementary School in New Jersey, shares her ‘secret weapon’ for getting students excited about learning, “ScootPad has motivated my student’s inside and outside of the classroom.” She explains further, “They are forming a community within the classroom and working their hardest to inspire each other to become... Continue Reading →

Huntsville City Schools Adopt ScootPad District-Wide

Huntsville City Schools (District) needed a fun, engaging and individualized learning platform, which led them to purchase ScootPad district-wide for all 17,000 (K-8) students across 32 schools! Jones Valley Elementary School’s principal, Rebecca Balentine, tells us more about why they chose ScootPad: What led you to look for a program like ScootPad? "Our lower grades... Continue Reading →

Using the Leaderboard to Help Students Own Learning

The class leaderboard is a powerful tool that you can leverage to your and your students’ advantage.  There have been times I have looked over my students’ work on ScootPad and I can tell there has been a dip in follow through.  For example, early in the year I had some students decide that to... Continue Reading →

Motivating Learning with the Class Leaderboard

With all the expectations and requirements teachers are under, is it any wonder that creativity around engaging learning can sometimes go out the window? Especially in the spring when testing season hits! I know my kids (and I!) are all pretty tested out right now, even though there are still a number of testing windows... Continue Reading →

Jones Valley Elementary Clinches the Kindle HDX!

A big congratulations is owed to Jones Valley Elementary School of Huntsville, Alabama who beat out the competition to win a Kindle Fire HDX in ScootPad's March Madness drawing! Rebecca Balentine (Jones Valley Elementary Principal) led her school to victory when her district, Huntsville City School District, submitted a ScootPad site license purchase order last month for... Continue Reading →

Welcome Dr. Michelle Anthony (Our Newest Blog Contributor)

We would like to introduce and extend a warm welcome to our newest blog contributor, Dr. Michelle Anthony! Michelle is a GT teacher at Holm Elementary School in Denver, CO, as well as a mother to three children. We are very pleased to have Michelle working with us and are excited to have her share her tips... Continue Reading →

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