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|

New Feature Notifies Students of Misleading Information

Stackup joins fight against misleading news & information with new feature At Stackup, we cherish the vast amount of knowledge the Web provides. Students can explore and read about things that truly interest them. Their learning is limited only by the pace of their own passion and inquiry. However, with access to the greatest information trove ever, comes great responsibility. While there are no gatekeepers standing between students and quality information, there is also nothing to partition untrustworthy information. Starting today, Stackup users will see a notification if they visit a website that has been known to post misleading, fabricated, deceptive, [...]

June 6th, 2017|Product Updates|

Product Update: Find the Reading Level of Any Webpage

Based on feedback from the Stackup community, we recently launched a new feature that measures the reading level of any webpage on the web. Using the Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level readability test, Stackup can now instantly identify the grade level of the text on a webpage with a single click of the “Measure reading level” button in the extension. This feature will be helpful for students who want to ensure that they are reading appropriately leveled texts. For teachers, knowing the grade level of texts will help them to quickly differentiate assigned readings based on their students’ varied levels of readiness. We [...]

November 16th, 2016|CEO Notes, Product Updates|

Product Update: Teachers Asked, Stackup Answered

The New & Improved Stackup You have been asking for new features, and we’re excited to share them with you this Back to School season! Here are the new features that will make your students shine. First, we've added an option for you to customize your experience based on whether you are a Teacher, Student, or just using Stackup for Personal Use. Website Specific Challenges Finally, you can now create a challenge based on a specific website or a list of websites. Try It out or see it in action. Suggested Reading Stackup has added a list list of suggested sites [...]

August 24th, 2016|Product Updates|