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July 2014

Balancing Standardized Testing and Classroom Learning

I had a parent of my daughter’s friend ask me the other day why we do so much testing with kids. To be honest, I feel we over test our students. Not just at my school, but at all schools.... Continue Reading →

Finding Joy in the Small Things

School has officially ended for us. And like me, I think the kids need and deserve a break. But I am also aware that things like reading and doing learning activities often are practices of habit as opposed to activities... Continue Reading →

Evidence of Summer Learning

As anyone who has read my blog posts recently knows, I have put a great deal of effort into helping my students get excited about continuing to use ScootPad over the summer. I have no idea what to expect as... Continue Reading →

New School Year. New ScootPad!

This August, we're introducing a brand new design and a ton of new features making it easier to engage students and accelerate learning than ever before. You'll enjoy: New Design Every page has been redesigned to be easier to use... Continue Reading →

Uncovering Hidden Struggles

I always find it interesting to see what areas my students struggle with in ScootPad. When I look at the results, I can see if it’s a specific area of struggle for a whole class, or if individuals are getting... Continue Reading →

Meet Our Interns!

Please join us in welcoming our 2014 Summer Interns! They have joined us from all over the country to work on some interesting projects and to make an impact on millions of students using ScootPad! Alekya "Hey! I'm from Seminole,... Continue Reading →

Creative Ways to Track Student Activity

I love how ScootPad sends me weekly updates on my students. One of the first things I look at in my account is how many of my students have logged in that week. I work with a great number of... Continue Reading →

Helping Students See Strengths and Weaknesses

Each week I set up both Math and Reading practices for all my students to do at home. Not all students do the practices, mind you, but they are always available. In fairness, some of my students don’t have internet... Continue Reading →

Fundraise to Get ScootPad For Your Classroom!

We know how tight school budgets can be so we wanted to share some fundraising options to help you get ScootPad for your school or classroom. We recommend setting up a fundraiser through Donors Choose, through ScootPad, or through both!... Continue Reading →

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