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ScootPad Updates for 14th Jan 2019

This release represents the first of many big and exciting changes planned in 2019. Today's updates include: 1) Ability to view students' Mastery Score by Unit and by Domain 2) Ability to generate an assessment from a custom Learning Path 3) Ability to edit a custom Learning Path and preserve order of concepts 4) Ability to duplicate an assessment by quickly generating new questions 5) Ability for admins to easily to manage enrollment for individual students 6) Ability for admin to view classroom level assessment results

ScootPad Updates for 19th Dec 2018

ScootPad releases updates every few weeks, sometimes with small changes and sometimes with big ones. This release will wrap up 2018 as we forge ahead with even more exciting changes in 2019. Today's updates include: 1) Ability to connect more than one parent (or guardian) to a student 2) Ability for admins to easily assign or remove classroom co-teachers 3) Ability to view comprehensive usage by teacher for any period of time 4) Ability for admins to see if students are engaged in a classroom 5) Ability to easily locate school and district shared content 6) 5-minute game restriction per student attempt

[Learning Science] Dual Coding Leads to Deeper Learning

In today's Learning Science blog we will explore Dual Coding, a research-backed proven strategy from Cognitive Science, where instruction is designed to leverage both the visual and auditory channels of the human brain's processing capacity leading to deeper learning.

What’s new in ScootPad? Updates for 10th Dec 2018

ScootPad releases updates every few weeks, sometimes with small changes and sometimes with big ones. Here are the changes and improvements released today: 1) Ability to reset fact fluency data and have student(s) repeat practice 2) Show a summary of facts practiced at the end of each session 3) Sort reports and dashboards by students' last names 4) Easy access to all PD resources including live webinars 5) Improved rewards page with simple navigation and review

[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.

What’s new in ScootPad? Updates for 1st Dec 2018

ScootPad releases updates every few weeks, sometimes with small changes and sometimes with big ones. Here are the changes and improvements released today: 1) Ability to reset fact fluency data and have student(s) repeat practice 2) Show a summary of facts practiced at the end of each session 3) Sort reports and dashboards by students' last names 4) Easy access to all PD resources including live webinars 5) Improved rewards page with simple navigation and review

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.

What’s new in ScootPad? Updates for 15th Nov 2018

ScootPad releases updates every few weeks, sometimes with small changes and sometimes with big ones. Here are the changes and improvements released today: 1) Ability to share/setup assignments across classrooms 2) Comprehensive activity dashboard including Math facts, spelling, eBooks 3) Performance improvement of the Adaptive Practice dashboards 4) Ability to cancel the diagnostic test for multiple students.

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