Measure All Reading, Learning, & Engagement with School Passport Engagement

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Engagement is a module within School Passport that measures all online reading, learning, and engagement. Without this layer, educators are in the dark. School Passport Engagement breaks down all engaged time by website, app, program, subject area, and reading level organized by school, class, and student.

Educators can use Engagement to click the School Passport extension any time to find out the reading level of any article or web page. This can aid in curriculum development and assignment planning, regardless of subject. Teachers get helpful information on where and how student learning is happening, down to the student. Teachers can better connect with students, and assign reading across the web by reading level, subject area, or website.

 

Website URL:

https://gg4l.com/school-passport-engagement/

 

Problem solved:

Educators can use Engagement to click the School Passport extension any time to find out the reading level of any article or web page. This can aid in curriculum development and assignment planning, regardless of subject. Teachers get helpful information on where and how student learning is happening, down to the student. Teachers can better connect with students, and assign reading across the web by reading level, subject area, or website.

 

Grade/age range:

K-12  

 

Topics:

Students are empowered to learn with the freedom to explore and read topics or websites that interest them, while getting recognized for it. Stars and Stacks communicate a student’s passion in a specific topic or category that can help foster college and career readiness.

School Passport Engagement‘s patented technology measures when students are actually reading and engaged with high accuracy, and calculates the reading level and subject area of every webpage.

 

Pricing model: 

Options for a free version and a paid version with additional features.

 

Additional services included:

For Administrators

+ Increase Engagement.
+ Engagement Analytics.
+ Save Money on EdTech.
+ Promote Student Interests.

For Tech Leaders

+ Deploys in Minutes.
+ Data for Reporting.
+ Plan & Monitor Apps.
+ Understand Device Usage.

For Teachers

+ Monitor Daily Engagement.
+ Create Engagement Challenges.
+ Articles by Reading Level.
+ Student Passion Portfolios.

 

What makes it unique? 

School leaders can instantly see how learning is being accomplished across the digital space, on all devices in aggregate, quickly understanding what is working and what isn’t. These visualizations simplify thousands of data points and make it easier to make decisions that positively impact education. Data can be organized by school, class, and even student. You will be able to: 

  • Measure and empower online learning
  • Understand student’s online reading levels
  • Improve EdTech outcomes
  • Discover students’ passions and interests
  • Make better EdTech decisions

 

Characteristics:

School Passport Engagement’s patented smart technology measures students’ engaged reading and learning time online across the entire web, calculating the reading level and subject area of every webpage, regardless of whether it is free open-source content or a paid application or program. This School Passport extension is your student’s ticket to everything EdTech as it captures all learning. A single click in the browser provides a fully customizable launcher to all school provisioned applications. “Engagement enables all online learning to be fully understood by educators and students,” said Nick Garvin, VP of Product. “Engagement isn’t just measuring clicks, it’s giving real insight into the big picture, while rewarding students for learning on their own and exploring their interests for the first time.”

One click in the browser provides a fully customizable launcher to all school provisioned applications.

 

How it works:

Track Stats - Educators can assign and monitor learning across the web by reading level, subject area, or website. Students get rewarded for learning and engaging in content that interest them

Instant Insight - School Leaders can instantly see how learning is being accomplished on all devices. Educator designed visualizations simplify thousands of data points. Drill down to a specific student by the minute.

The Library - School Passport Engagement works on the entire web, but to make things even easier, meet the Library. The most popular and interesting articles on the web, organized by subject area and reading level from over 300 educational websites. Students have never been more motivated to read!

 

Here’s what users are saying:

“We use School Passport Engagement as a core solution for our district of over 30,000 students. We needed a tool to track and measure online reading and engagement. We found that we could easily launch this to thousands of classrooms and start to gain valuable data about reading habits and important support for kids.”

--Ben Wilkoff, Director of Blended Learning

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