ScootPad launches SimplyAdaptive, a super simple and super affordable adaptive learning app

San Jose, CA – Apr 09, 2018. ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform, today announced the launch of a new product called SimplyAdaptive which can be accessed online at https://SimplyAdaptive.com.

Available at $30 per account per year, SimplyAdaptive delivers an affordable and impactful adaptive learning experience for up to 50 students. SimplyAdaptive is now available for students in grades K-5 to learn Math and English. With meticulously crafted design, it simplifies the user experience for parents and teachers making it super easy to get students started with concept mastery in no time.

“SimplyAdaptive dramatically simplifies every aspect of delivering continuously personalized learning for each student.” said Bharat Kumar, CEO & Co-Founder of ScootPad. “With this new product, we’ve taken affordability to a whole new level and made adaptive learning equitable and accessible for all students.”

SimplyAdaptive is powered by edNexus.io, ScootPad’s adaptive learning platform recognized for delivering adaptive, mastery-based learning at scale. With a 30 day free trial, new users have access to all features for the first 30 days to evaluate everything obligation free.

Available 24×7, SimplyAdaptive offers online resources and a live chat to help users get started and engage students in their learning. Learn more at https://SimplyAdaptive.com.

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

ScootPad Releases White Paper: The Science Behind Our Mastery-Based Adaptive Learning Platform

San Jose, CA – March 15, 2018 – ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform, today released a 30-page technology white paper discussing the underlying research, effectiveness studies and the learning science innovations that power their mastery-based adaptive learning platform.

Recent advancements in technology have made it possible for individualized learning to be more affordable and accessible to all students like never before. This white paper outlines how ScootPad incorporates proven research-based strategies, advanced learning science, modern design principles, and cutting-edge technologies to deliver a deeply personalized learning experience for every student – anywhere, anytime, on any device, and at any scale.

As the quest for personalized learning gains traction among educators, and more and more products claim “adaptive learning” capabilities, a certain fuzziness has emerged around the term. This white paper also attempts to dispel some of the common misconceptions and misunderstandings around adaptive learning, personalized learning and machine learning – using simple examples in layman’s terms.

“Guided by distinguished advisors from Stanford University, we bring the best in educational research, instructional methods and data analytics to continually develop, refine and deliver the most effective and impactful learning solutions.” said Bharat Kumar, Co-founder and CEO of ScootPad. “We believe that by harnessing technology and applying what we know about learning science, we can deliver powerful personalized learning experiences.”

This White Paper is available for download online at https://scootpad.com/.

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

ScootPad Partners with Clever to Enable Seamless Single Sign-On and Automatic Rostering

San Jose, CA – March 01, 2018 – ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform, today announced a new partnership with Clever to enable seamless integration and  automated roster management features that ensure accurate, up-to-the-minute information on every student, allowing teachers more time to focus on instruction and individual student progress and less on administrative technology tasks.

Partnership between ScootPad and Clever enables secure Instant Login so that teachers and students get a seamless single sign-on experience and focus on student learning. With the Secure Sync integration, which only takes a few minutes to set up, all student enrollment rosters are automatically synced with ScootPad.

“We are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to help educators maximize every instructional minute of the school day,” said Bharat Kumar, Co-founder and CEO of ScootPad. “We’re delighted to offer this integration with Clever to our school partners to enable single sign-on and automatic rostering to students and teachers that use ScootPad every day.”

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

About Clever
Clever was founded in 2012 by educators and technologists who knew that widely available educational apps could improve both teaching and learning, but that tools to deploy and secure the applications were simply unavailable. Today, half of K-12 schools in the U.S. trust Clever to secure their student data as they adopt learning apps in the classroom. In 2014, Clever won the ‘Crystal Clear’ award by the Digital Innovation Learning Awards. It is also the trusted provider of the American Federation of Teachers, who uses Clever to secure its own ‘Share my Lesson’ platform with its teacher members. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Partners, Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, and GSV Capital, Clever currently has 100 employees and is based in San Francisco, California. For more information visit www.clever.com.

ScootPad has been recognized as a leader in the Global Adaptive Learning market

San Jose, CA – Oct 29, 2017 – ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform, today announced that ScootPad has been recognized as a leader in the rapidly growing Global Adaptive Learning market by HTF market research.

HTF’s research report Global Adaptive Learning Software Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. HTF’s research also forecasts the global adaptive learning software market to grow at a CAGR of 31.07% during the period 2017-2021.

Key players recognized in this research report include: D2L, Knewton, McGraw-Hill Education, ScootPad and Smart Sparrow. You can learn more about this research and access the report here.

“We’re honored to be recognized by a leading market research group alongside some of the industry’s most groundbreaking companies.” said Bharat Kumar, ScootPad’s Co-Founder & CEO. “We’re also very excited about the growth opportunities over the next 5 years as we continue to enhance our adaptive learning capabilities leveraging recent advances in AI and machine learning coupled with years of research in reinforcement learning.”

About HTF
HTF Market Report, a wholly owned brand of HTF market Intelligence group, provides next-generation service for organizations with a deep focus on market intelligence, data analytics, and social intelligence.  HTF is uniquely positioned to not only identify growth opportunities but to also empower and inspire you to create visionary growth strategies for futures, enabled by their extraordinary depth and breadth of thought leadership, research, tools, events and experience that assist you for making goals into a reality.

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

ScootPad releases new simplified pricing model

San Jose, CA – Aug 1, 2017 – ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8, today released a simplified and transparent pricing model that is now as easy to choose from as the product is to use.

ScootPad 3, which was announced earlier this summer, enabled a totally redesigned user experience to make it easier for schools to meet their student learning needs. Extending that simplicity and intuitiveness to pricing, ScootPad introduced – “all features, one simple license” – a transparent pricing model to help customers know exactly what they’ll pay for ScootPad.

The new pricing model consists of the following licenses, each of which will come with all available features on ScootPad:

  • At-Home License (for parents)
  • Classroom License (for individual teachers)
  • Site License (for schools and districts)

Existing customers with active licenses have been grandfathered to this new license structure – meaning there is no change or impact at all. All new quotes and orders going forward will adopt this new pricing model. For more information about the new pricing model or to get a new price quote, please visit: https://www.scootpad.com/pricing.

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

ScootPad announces seamless integration with Google Classroom

San Jose, CA – Jul 31, 2017 – ScootPad, a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8, today announced seamless integration with Google Classroom. This integration helps schools and districts to streamline their classroom management and save teachers valuable time.

“Time-to-instruction is greatly reduced with the ability for students to easily login with their Google account and the simple Google Classroom roster sync for teachers.” said Joe Macchia, CIO at Oak Lawn-Hometown School District 123. “Pair that with the natively adaptive and personalized nature of the ScootPad platform and you have a powerhouse tool for educators to include in their instructional toolboxes.”

All schools and districts using Google Classroom can now take advantage of this seamless integration with ScootPad. It’s easy and free. It allows you to create and manage your classes in Google Classroom while eliminating the need to manually create and add students to classrooms again in ScootPad. Integration benefits include:

  • Easy import of your classes from Google Classroom
  • Automatic setup and enrollment of your students
  • Automatic sync of your student roster changes
  • Single Sign On using Google. No ScootPad credentials needed.

“ScootPad makes learning personalized and easier, and this integration helps us fulfill on that promise by simplifying the classroom roster management, saving time for the things that matter” said Bharat Kumar, Co-Founder & CEO of ScootPad. “With this integration, both students and teachers will be seamlessly logged into ScootPad from their Google accounts.”

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.

Stanford AI and Machine Learning professor joins ScootPad Advisory Board

San Jose, CA – Jul 18, 2017 – ScootPad, a leading personalized learning platform, today announced the appointment of Dr. Emma Brunskill to its Advisory Board.

Dr. Emma Brunskill is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Stanford University. Dr. Brunskill’s goal is to increase human potential through advancing interactive machine learning. She has been named a 2015 Young Investigator by the Department of the Navy in 2015 and was awarded $510,000 to support her research regarding online reinforcement learning. Dr. Brunskill completed her PhD in Computer Science from MIT.

“We’re very fortunate to have someone as widely respected and accomplished as Dr. Brunskill on our advisory board,” said Bharat Kumar, ScootPad’s Co-Founder & CEO. “Dr. Brunskill’s guidance and experience are invaluable in helping us transform and scale personalized learning leveraging recent advances in AI and machine learning.”

“I’m very excited about how AI and machine learning can help improve student outcomes,” said Dr. Brunskill. “ScootPad provides an excellent opportunity for me to help radically transform the adaptive learning experience using AI.”

About Dr. Brunskill

About ScootPad
Founded in 2011, ScootPad is a leading adaptive learning platform for grades K-8. Delivering highly personalized and accelerated learning through adaptive algorithms, predictive analytics, data visualization, and gamification, ScootPad has become a “go-to” platform for 40,000+ schools across 9,000+ districts. With its comprehensive design, ScootPad has become a classroom staple, providing teachers and students with a full suite of features that are accessible anywhere, any time, on any device. For more information, visit https://www.scootpad.com or follow us on Twitter @ScootPad.