The importance of vocabulary instruction is a well known fact. Ask a teacher. Check with a parent. Reference the decades of research. All sources will agree: vocabulary is a fundamental building block for literacy development and reading comprehension. Indeed, this isn’t news. Since the dawn of public school, students have toiled away with slate and […]
Summer is around the corner! Clever is full of former teachers—we know all about the dreaded summer slide, the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains they made during the previous school year. We also know that budgets are tight and so is time. We wanted to offer some free resources that you can test out in your classroom and use to engage students and teachers over the summer!
We hosted a webinar to go through Clever 101: how to use all the tools in your dashboard. We went through Clever’s main products, how to set up rostering and single-sign on for all your applications, and answered many common district questions. If you’re new to Clever, or just looking to refresh your knowledge, make […]
The semester is coming to a close and districts should ensure that they are well-positioned to begin the new school year. To make sure you’re ready, we created this Semester Rollover guide, that ensures you take all the steps you need: Review shared data Add new applications Plan spring pilots We also created this handy […]
This week, we announced the ability for students and teachers to log in to any application through Clever. Even for applications we don’t roster with, we can build you a connection in just a few days. Watch the recording of our webinar on instructions for how to set up universal single sign-on for your district, […]
Ever since we announced Clever Badges this spring, our most popular request was the ability to log in directly to Chromebooks using Clever Badges. Watch this video for instructions on how to use Clever Badges with Chromebooks and learn best practices from the experts.
Calling all learning applications! Clever Instant Login is the easiest way for students, teachers, and admins to log in to applications, with a central single sign on (SSO) to access to all their online learning applications in the same place. The result is less time spent troubleshooting log-ins, and more time instructing and learning. Rolling […]
Clever recently took a field trip to another local school—this time to César Chávez Elementary, less than two miles from the Clever office. Four Cleverites took a few hours to tour the school, watch a student talent show, observe technology used in seven different classrooms, and talk with Zareen Poonen Levien about technology at Chávez.