April 2024

Pear Deck

With the rapid modification in educational technology, Pear Deck is the pioneer in inspiring the way educators communicate with pupils in the class. By incorporating technology, Riley and Michal Eynon-Lynch set up Pear Deck in Lowa City, lowa 2014 aspiring to improve active learning and make them more comprehensive, energetic and fruitful. Background and Vision […]

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Pear Deck Receives Research-Based Design Certification by Digital Promise

Pear Deck, a leading education technology company, has achieved the coveted Research-Based Design product certification from Digital Promise, a respected education nonprofit. This certification serves as a trusted marker for consumers, particularly school administrators and educators, who seek evidence of research-backed edtech products. To secure this recognition, Pear Deck provided compelling evidence to Digital Promise,

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Pear Deck Extension Proves Valuable in Remote Learning

Carlmont students and teachers frequently spotted a pear-shaped icon in the top right-hand corner of their browsers, a small but significant symbol representing Pear Deck, an extension that quickly gained popularity during distance learning despite its initial obscurity. Throughout the 2020-2021 academic year, many teachers harnessed the power of this extension as a valuable resource

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Pear Deck Boosts Innovation to Revolutionize Global Remote Learning

As the global shift to remote learning unfolded in response to COVID-19, Pear Deck, a leading edtech company, swiftly adapted by introducing three new product enhancements tailored to the evolving needs of K-12 educators. Since March 1, Pear Deck has tracked over 60 million Moments of Engagement between students and teachers in remote classrooms worldwide.

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California-based GoGuardian Acquires Iowa’s Pear Deck

Iowa City-based firm Pear Deck recently announced its acquisition by GoGuardian, an education technology company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Pear Deck, established in 2015 by Riley Eynon-Lynch and Michal Eynon-Lynch, focuses on aiding teachers in creating interactive lessons directly from Google Drive to foster active learning in classrooms. In a video unveiling the merger,

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Pear Deck Enhances Remote Learning Globally with Rapid Innovations

As the world transitioned to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic, educational technology leader Pear Deck swiftly introduced three significant product enhancements to accommodate the evolving needs of K-12 educators. Since March 1, the company has recorded over 60 million Moments of Engagement between students and teachers in remote classrooms globally. A Pear Deck

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Pear Deck Power-Up Enhances Student Engagement in the Classroom

The Pear Deck Power-Up tool, introduced to enhance educational experiences, has left many students puzzled due to its unclear function and operation. This confusion is evident from the moment students log into their Chromebooks using a school account, as the tool automatically launches a new tab that often proves difficult to close before the computer

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Pear Deck Secures $4 Million Funding to Revolutionize Classroom Presentations

A cluster of innovative startups has taken on the admirable mission of revolutionizing classroom presentations beyond traditional PowerPoint slides. Among the recent entrants is Pear Deck, which successfully concluded a Series A funding round amounting to $4 million, primarily led by Growth Street Partners. Notably, existing investors like Village Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, and

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GoGuardian and Pear Deck Join Forces to Enhance Digital Learning and Engagement in K-12 Education

GoGuardian, a prominent EdTech company dedicated to optimizing digital learning experiences for K-12 students, announced today its merger with Pear Deck, a leading student engagement platform. This strategic move combines two of the education sector’s fastest-growing entities under one roof, enhancing their capacity to innovate and expand into new synergistic areas. The merger is set

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GoGuardian Launches Integrated Pear Deck Learning Ecosystem for Enhanced Educational Tools

K–12 education technology company GoGuardian has introduced a consolidated portfolio of curriculum tools named Pear Deck Learning. This unified solution encompasses four learning tools, some of which have been rebranded, and are designed to “address pandemic-related learning gaps while harnessing educational technologies to enhance efficiency, aid in planning, and facilitate the crucial task of achieving

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