While many schools had begun to use blended learning to increase on-task time for student learning and to allow for student choice and personalized learning options before the pandemic, COVID-19 has made providing instruction via digital learning environments a necessity. In a physical classroom, one can walk through the room and see signs of engagement, but how can we gauge engagement and promote it when providing instruction in a digital... Continue Reading →
You already know about ACT’s great adaptive academic learning resources. You also know how Mosaic by ACT––formerly known as ScootPad––helps students grow in their math and English language arts skills. Mosaic by ACT is a comprehensive online learning solution that features these adaptive academic resources alongside research-backed social emotional learning resources and customizable learning and professional services to help you meet your students’ needs. ... Continue Reading →
Here for You Every learning story has moments of success––and challenge. For several years, ACT has been thinking about what we can do to help better serve students and educators through it all. It’s in those moments when the greatest opportunities arise to make an impact together. The moment is now! It’s a hard time for districts, teachers, and learners everywhere. Many schools, teachers,... Continue Reading →
Summer may be drifting away, but these 5 steps will ensure your classroom is ready for a successful school year!
As the very unpredictable, new school year kicks off, here are some helpful action items (checklist) for you to ensure everyone is ready to hit the ground running with ScootPad!
Educators, by no means will the 20/21 School Year be "normal." In fact, "normal" is being redefined as we publish this. The COVID-19 Pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe and everyone has been affected in some way. We are extremely sensitive to what this means for you when you return to school in the Fall. Check out the post to see how we can help.
We're excited to announce that Virtual Bootcamp is LIVE! ScootPad is committed to providing educators with various ways of learning how to implement ScootPad. So to that end, we are offering the opportunity to become an expert by joining an admin or a teacher session!
We are ending the the 19/20 School Year with awesome news! If you've been following us, you may have seen the announcement that ScootPad is now a part of the ACT team. We are super excited! Expect that the same awesome service that you have come to know will continue and will only get better.
Today we’re pleased to announce that ScootPad has been acquired by ACT. Grounded in 60 years of research, ACT is a trusted leader in college and career readiness solutions.
Florence County School District Three is the second-largest of the five school districts in Florence County, South Carolina. The district is home to many well-known graduates, such as Challenger astronaut and physicist Dr. Ronald E. McNair, as well as many doctors, lawyers, educators, judges, and business leaders. The ScootPad team virtually interviewed Mary Howard, the district's Director of Early Childhood & Elementary Education to understand their implementation of ScootPad during the pandemic.