June product notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

The school year may be ending but we still have a lot going on at Clever! Read up on what we’ve been working on for the past month, including Clever Co-Pilot, a customizable Clever portal, more news about Clever Badges, and a self-release for district data holds.

Four myths about introducing computer science in the classroom

By Aneri Shah on

Schools around the country want to prepare their students with the skills they’ll need to be successful. And in today’s technology-driven world, Computer Science skills are increasingly being recognized as essential like math and reading skills. Led by President Obama’s call for “Computer Science For All”, educators have begun searching for ways to incorporate Computer […]

Back to School with Clever

By Cat Kamireddy on

It may seem early to start talking about Back to School, but at Clever, it’s something we think about year-round. We did our homework on what it takes for a great Back to School with Clever, and last week, we released a Back to School Guide for districts.

Why we built Clever Badges

By Tyler Bosmeny on

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.

March product notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

In March, we worked on an updated application gallery and added more metrics, such as new Sync Reports. We also built more data quality improvements for districts and applications. Take a look!

January product notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

Here’s what we were up to at the beginning of 2016: custom login hints for students and teachers, new data overview tab for districts, downloadable (and custom!) login instructions, and logging non-Clever portal URLs.

December product notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

Just in time for the holidays, Clever’s released a feature for districts and applications to get a head start on connections for the 2016-17 school year, as well as a new way for districts to let us know what applications they want to see on Clever.

November product notes

By Cat Kamireddy on

Read up on what Clever’s been working on this past month. We’re excited to announce Clever Instant Login instructions to email to teachers, the ability to download the data districts share with applications, and better data insights for teachers.