At the most basic level, Pear Deck allows teachers to add interactive questions and formative assessments to their slide presentations.
At the existential level, "Learning science research offers ever increasing evidence that learning is social, emotional, and academic.¹ ² It is clear that learning does not happen in a bubble and that to prepare our young people for healthy, successful lives we need learning environments to provide strong, welcoming cultures that develop good social-emotional habits and academic mindsets. Pear Deck is designed to support proven strategies in daily classroom instruction, making it easy for teachers to follow the best practices that reduce achievement gaps and improve outcomes for all students.
PEAR DECK LOGIC MODELThe Pear Deck Logic Model explains how administrators, teachers, and students use Pear Deck, what they do with it, and the outcomes they can expect to realize. Internally, this logic guides the development of our products, making the connection between key features and desired learning outcomes. For the administrators and teachers who use Pear Deck, the Logic Model helps explain why using Pear Deck results in more effective teaching, what the indicators of success will be, and what should be improved to increase efficacy moving forward."
A PDF of the Pear Deck Logic Model is provided.