When Dan, Rafael, and I founded Clever 5 years ago, we never imagined that one day we’d help students access software before they learned to type. Or that we’d partner with the White House to give millions of Title I students access to free books. And we definitely never imagined that one day, over half […]
It’s that time of the year again in education. Students around the country are enjoying the final moments of winter break, giving teachers and administrators a few quiet moments to wrap up next year’s lesson plans before school bells ring again. For us at Clever, as we prepare for the year ahead, this time of year is also a time of reflection. As I reflect on 2016, I would like to offer our thanks to the students, teachers, administrators, and application developers who are powering the movement to improve learning outcomes and make education technology work in the classroom.
When I talk to new teachers, many want to know how Clever thinks about protecting student data. This is an issue close to our hearts, and so I’d like to use this opportunity to share some details about our approach to student data privacy. Here are a few things you should know…
Have you ever witnessed a room full of 1st-graders trying to type in their passwords? Imagine 60 tiny hands lowering even tinier fingers, mashing keys…one…at…a…time. It might be cute to most of us, but for millions of teachers this process is a daily frustration that eats up precious learning time.
We’ve spent the last year talking with K-2 teachers to better understand this problem. Today, I’m proud to announce our answer: Clever Badges.
Ask anyone in education and they’ll tell you: Back to School isn’t just a day, it’s an accomplishment! Administrators and teachers across America spend months fretting details for the big moment – when students come flooding back into the hallways. At Clever, we feel the energy of Back to School too. Teachers need accounts, students need logins – we know having everything ready to go is a big part of any successful first day.