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[Learning Science] Knowledge Segmentation Helps Reduce Cognitive Overload

Welcome to our new Learning Science Blog Series! In today's blog we will explore how Knowledge Segmentation, a research-backed proven strategy from Cognitive Science, enables ScootPad to reduce cognitive overload by creating bite-sized knowledge segments and allowing processing time between successive segments. This approach has been painstakingly implemented on ScootPad to transform how knowledge is processed, retained and recalled to enable deep, long-lasting learning.

Pump up the fun in your classroom!

Students work hard all week on ScootPad solving problems and earning coins. In addition, students are doing awesome things in your school which can be considered coin-worthy. We checked out some schools to see how they use coins, rewards, and games to intentionally engage their students and compiled a list of best practices. Check it out!

Using ScootPad Effectively in a Special Education (SPED) Environment

Educators change the world one student at a time. Therefore, having a platform which can adapt to the needs of every student and help fill knowledge gaps is super important. This blog post will address how to use ScootPad effectively in a SPED environment.

Using “Goals” vs “Screen Time” to Track Student Progress

With the advent of apps used both inside and outside of the classroom, comes the need to track student learning, or how much time students spend on these apps and devices towards learning. Below we explain why "goals" is the metric we suggest you use instead of "screen time" to spur students on to mastery!

Admin Excellence: Best Practices

Admins! You play an important role in ScootPad. Any instructional technology purchase is a big investment and we do not take it lightly! In this post, we'll share some best practices to help you stay engaged and empowered in order to help your teachers and students excel!

Student Experience: Best Practices

Enhancing the student experience is of paramount importance to us at ScootPad since it is so critical to student success and in helping them achieve mastery. We want each and every student to be engaged, enriched, and encouraged, so we asked teachers and admins from across ScootPad to share some of their best demonstrated practices. Read below and see how others are setting the stage for an awesome student experience.

Learning just got smarter (thanks to the power of Data and AI)

We are pleased to announce the latest release of our AI-Powered Intelligent Adaptive Learning Platform offering powerful new capabilities to automate the delivery of a superior real-time and personalized learning experience for every student.

Mastery Checks and Assessments Help Students Recall Knowledge!

ScootPad is dedicated to helping teachers teach smarter and not harder! To that end, we kicked off the school year sharing how your classroom can get started with Diagnostic Mode and Adaptive Practice. This helps REINFORCE the skills you are teaching. Next, we shared how automatic REMEDIATION detects and fills all knowledge gaps. Now, let's discuss 2 ways ScootPad helps students RECALL what they have been taught and are practicing.

New from ScootPad: Knowledge Heatmap

ScootPad is dedicated to helping teachers become more effective at teaching and supporting their students for success. To that end, we are pleased to announce the new Knowledge Heatmap feature specifically for teachers to help them teach smarter not harder!

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