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Post-Secondary
In Summit Reflections, educators review tools that they have seen at an EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. Summit Reflections can only be completed onsite at the event; reviewers are incentivized to leave reviews.
It, School Type: Middle School, High School
Jul 26, 2016

full starfull starfull starfull starno star Advocate

Usage: Use in curriculum and assessmentd

Strengths: Shmoot culture and reward system
Expansive content and assessment
Intuitive and easy to use interface
Lots of data by student, class, school.

Suggestions for Improvement: Languages
Tech school topics
I didn't get much time to see many negatives.
I fear that some students and teachers may not warm up to the Shmoot culture.

Verdict: Creates a fresh, relevant and innovative learning environment. The Shmoot style is compelling in speaking in kid-speak.

Annie, Chief Academic Officer. School Type: Middle School, High School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population, College Prep School, 1:1 Devices
Jul 26, 2016

full starfull starfull starfull starfull star Advocate

Usage: Credit Recovery; Supplement regular instruction across the curriculum with students in Grades 6-12

Strengths: Sense of humor (I loved the idea of PBIS on-line work in and of itself, but it was that much more engaging with the title "Don't be a jerk".

AP Prep...hooray! Very needed!!!

Suggestions for Improvement: If it doesn't exist, look for opportunities to build in on-roads for English Learners to frontload the content.

Verdict: It looks more engaging than what we are currently using.

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