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Frequently Asked Questions

For Teachers

What is eSpark?

eSpark is an adaptive, online program that provides K-5 math and reading instruction at each student’s level.

Can I try eSpark in my classroom?

Yes! A limited number of teachers per school can get access to a trial of eSpark. To claim your account, sign up here.

Can I buy eSpark for my classroom?

Currently, only school or district administrators can purchase eSpark plans and we require a minimum of 50 students. We'd be happy to meet with you to help you keep eSpark for next year! Contact us about pricing for your school and we'll reach out soon.

What devices does eSpark work on?

eSpark works on all classroom devices with an internet connection including iPads, Chromebooks, laptops, and desktops.

What does eSpark look like in a classroom?

eSpark can be used in a variety of classroom models. Most commonly, we see eSpark used as a center — students work independently while teachers meet with a separate small group.

How will I know how my students are doing in eSpark?

Teachers have access to a dashboard containing information on what your students are working on and what they’ve accomplished in eSpark. Teachers also receive weekly emails with progress data and suggestions for small groups.

For Administrators

What is eSpark?

eSpark is an adaptive, online program for grades K-5 that helps teachers differentiate instruction in math and reading with activities kids love.

Which standards is eSpark’s curriculum aligned to?

eSpark’s apps, videos, games, activities, and critical thinking assessments fully align to Common Core and many state standards including Next Generation Learning Standards, Ohio’s Learning Standards, Michigan Academic Standards, Illinois Learning Standards, and more.

How does eSpark diagnose learning needs?

In order to set students on differentiated paths, eSpark gives students a placement quiz to diagnose their unique needs. For some districts, we’re able to import your existing assessment data—such as NWEA MAP, STAR, or iReady—to diagnose needs.

How long can my teachers try eSpark for free?

If they have not tried eSpark before, a limited number of teachers in your school can sign up to use eSpark for the remainder of the school year, free of charge.

How can I purchase eSpark for my building or district?

To get a quote for your building or district, get started by selecting an eSpark plan.

For Parents

Can I use eSpark with my child at home?

We offer the option to signup for eSpark as a parent. If your child already uses eSpark at school, speak with his or her teacher to coordinate using eSpark at home.

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