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!

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.

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!

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