GoGuardian, the leading provider of proven solutions for creating compelling, engaging, and safer learning environments, has launched a unified ecosystem for its curriculum and teaching products under the new name Pear Deck Learning, now available to school districts nationally. The platform provides a comprehensive ecosystem of instruction, engagement, assessment, and intervention tools based on learning research. It is designed to help K-12 classrooms — teachers and students alike — achieve their full potential.
Pear Deck Learning is introduced when educators seek ways to close pandemic-related learning gaps while leveraging educational technologies to save time, support planning, and better enable the essential part of their work: driving positive learning outcomes. In a recent nationally representative survey1, one out of four educators expressed difficulty connecting data points from different EdTech tools to form actionable insights. Pear Deck Learning solves this by delivering an ecosystem of integrated tools for a dynamic and enriching classroom experience.
The Pear Deck Learning ecosystem includes Pear Assessment, formerly known as Edulastic; Pear Deck, the widely used flagship instructional product; Pear Deck Tutor, formerly TutorMe; and Pear Practice, formerly Giant Steps. Combined, these tools are already used by more than 21 million students and 1.1 million educators across the United States.
Speaking about the development, Co-founder & CEO of GoGuardian, Advait Shinde, said:
Pear Deck Learning is the culmination of nearly a decade of work to understand the needs and challenges of students and educators through every stage of the learning journey. Millions of students already use our tools as part of their education. Yet, we knew we could create an experience that was even more supportive, seamless to use, and flexible to every student’s unique needs. Pear Deck Learning delivers on this promise and aims to support millions more students through its integrated ecosystem of engaging and compelling learning experiences.
Pear Deck Learning allows instructors to monitor progress, provide real-time feedback, offer personalized instruction and practice, and build inclusive and engaging learning experiences for all learners through:
- Pear Assessment – A versatile assessment tool, already supporting more than 6.5 million students, that gives educators insight into student learning and standards mastery from a suite of clear visualizations and reports.
- Pear Deck – An interactive presentation platform designed to enhance teacher-student interaction and engagement, offering real-time feedback and personalized instruction. Pear Deck is used by more than 760,000 educators and supports more than 14.2 million students.
- Pear Deck Tutor – An on-demand tutoring platform that connects students across all grade levels with high-quality, one-on-one tutoring tailored to their unique learning style.
Pear Deck Tutor has conducted over 1.1 million live tutoring sessions and 778,000 live, 1:1 tutoring hours.
- Pear Practice – A gamified learning experience that facilitates differentiated practice, reinforcing a growth mindset and fostering collaboration through standards-aligned curriculum and reports, enhancing differentiated instruction and helping to accelerate student mastery. More than 114,000 students and 57,500 educators have already created an account with Pear Practice.
When combined, the easy-to-use tools in Pear Deck Learning form an effective support solution for teachers and students that extends beyond the capabilities of individual applications. The solutions will also interface with other industry-leading tools and deliver connected data sets with actionable insights to help teachers plan.
Google, which provides leading technology that underpins many of GoGuardian’s classroom innovations, praised Pear Deck Learning’s integrated approach.
GoGuardian aims to help all learners feel ready and inspired to solve the world’s most significant challenges by combining the best in learning science and technology across every part of the K-12 learning journey. The platform’s award-winning system of educational tools, which includes GoGuardian Admin, Beacon, and Teacher to support student safety and productivity, and Pear Deck Learning for curriculum and instruction, is trusted by school leaders to promote effective teaching and equitable engagement while empowering educators to help keep students safe.