Stackup Joins the Google for Education Partner Program

(DENVER, CO, September 13th, 2018) Stackup is being used by superintendents, technology directors, teachers, librarians, and students in many classrooms, schools, and districts across the world. Stackup is used on computers to provide educators with visualized data on student reading and engaged time online, while discovering students' interests and rewarding them for self directed learning. Other metrics include student reading levels, reading frequency, progress, and categorical reading topics that help educators provide more meaningful and personalized instruction. Stackup now works even better with Google's K-12 products and solutions including Chromebooks and G Suite for Education, which is used by more than [...]

September 6th, 2018|Press, Product Updates|

Stackup Review: By Cameron, 7th Grade

Stackup Review By Cameron, 7th Grade Stackup is helpful in the classroom in many ways. Stackup tracks student reading progress and makes it easy for students to check on their own progress, verify amount of time reading and what grade level you're reading. For some students it feels good to know your progress. I look at my Stackup and see I have read a total of 25 hours. Teachers can create challenges, and this motivates students to want to read or research more. In a challenge, it is competitive, so who ever does the most reading gets to the top of the leaderboard. [...]

March 13th, 2017|Press|

Boost your content output, and give yourself some cred, too

Bloggers know that creating a great blog post means more time spent researching and reading about their topic than actually writing the post itself. With so many great tools like Zapier, Evernote, and Trello available to aid with the writing process, what about something that celebrates the best part of creating a post – the learning process? Here’s a game changer: Stackup. It was founded by Nick Garvin in Denver who realized “his resume failed to document the thousands of hours he had spent learning online.” This tool compiles all the articles you read into a social profile with stats, badges, and even games. [...]

October 27th, 2016|Press|

Tech Startup of The Year!

The idea that Silicon Valley is the dominant place for startups is, well, pretty dominant. Go through any listing of name brand startups and you will see plenty from San Francisco. Since the startup revolution is a movement without boundaries, however, you will find Silicon Valley can be a state of mind as much as a location. This week, Stackup was named "Tech Startup of the Year, giving silicon valley a run for its money." Not everything is happening on the coasts. Presented By The Denver Post And Millennial Week - Check out Stackup's newest award, and read about it in the [...]

August 24th, 2016|Press|

Embracing the Changes in Higher Education

By: Kevin Browne, Philosopher / Educator It seems that not a week goes by anymore without another article on the coming, massive, disruptive changes in higher education. The End of the University as we Know it and Will the Rich Abandon Four Year Degrees? are two examples. There is no shortage of others I could cite. Now is the time for educators and students to learn about the changes and embrace them. There is always some discomfort in disruption, but there is also potential for more and better learning. Look at things from the point of view of students: 1. Knowledge [...]

March 23rd, 2016|Press|