Elearning During Covid-19 Was Not the Problem. It Was the Solution

Top 10 Student Engagement Solution Companies - 2021

For decades, the learning sciences have taught us how to improve pedagogy in both physical and virtual classrooms. And subsequently, student engagement started becoming the core of all learning sciences. The recent COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdowns are only providing an unprecedented push to online learning, and showing educational institutions the value of digital technology in enhancing student engagement. In fact, many educational institutions are currently looking to leverage technology to restore some kind of regularity in students' learning continuums.

Several education institutions are now incorporating technologies like IoT, AI, data analytics, automation, and machine learning to facilitate seamless student engagement. In this regard, learning path automation is helping them guide students at a granular level while AI is opening doors to more personalized learning assistance throughout a student’s journey.

In face of such tremendous advancements in the educational landscape, we have compiled this issue of Education Technology Insights to help you in the task of finding student engagement solution providers. In this edition, we have listed the most promising student engagement solution providers. This edition also blends thought leadership articles from subject matter experts, CIOs, and CXOs. We hope this issue of Education Technology Insights helps you build the partnership you and your organization need to foster a learning environment driven by robust and efficient technology.

We present to you Education Technology Insights’, “Top 10 Student Engagement Solution Providers – 2021.”

    Top Student Engagement Solution Companies

  • Founded in 2005, the company delivers an all-in-one campus experience through its powerful tools around communication, event management, virtual fairs, groups, payments, organizational workflows, and more. In addition, it helps tether campus communities to keep students engaged, in hybrid, online, and physical campus environments. CampusGroups’ self-named software platform supports all activities for students and the administration, including student organization management, overall community management, residential community management, and orientations, among many


  • Ment.io offers a namesake, AI-led discussion platform that serves as a transparent and inclusive discussion board, fostering credible collaborative thinking, thereby promoting deeper learning and equal opportunities in education, in and out of the classroom. Contrary to regular discussion boards, which rarely promote a genuine exchange of ideas, Ment.io pushes discussions into a better, healthier engagement among students while facilitating the exchange of more profound arguments and counter-arguments on the learning topic. Its AI-based algorithms help encourage the critical skills of students as well as their emotional learning process. In other words, the simple-to-use platform adds depth to learning, giving every student an equal chance to excel. Ment.io guarantees every voice is heard in a crowded discussion, and students can easily participate and have their voice stand out


  • Splashtop delivers next-generation remote access software and services for enterprises, academic institutions, government agencies, MSPs, IT, SMBs, and individuals. Once deployed in an educational institution, Splashtop's offering allows both students and teachers alike to collaborate remotely in a streamlined manner by providing access to software such as Computer Aided Design (CAD), video editing, animation, and other software that may be too pricey or complex for students to each have on their individual machines. By leveraging Splashtop, expensive software licenses or hardware is now available for use in real-time without any capital investment from a student


  • Echo360


    Echo360 is on a mission to transform teaching and learning through active learning technology. Over three million students in 8,000 classrooms now have a more engaging learning experience using the Echo360 Active Learning Platform. These students participate more frequently, study more effectively, and collaborate using Echo360 before, during, and after class. Echo360 improves learning outcomes and student satisfaction in flipped classrooms, distance learning courses, MOOCs, and even the traditional classroom. More than 650 institutions in 30 countries worldwide are transforming how their instructors teach, and students learn

  • Ellucian


    Inspired by the transformative impact of education, Ellucian develops solutions that power the essential work of colleges and universities. As the world’s leading provider of software and services designed for higher education, Ellucian works with more than 2,500 institutions in nearly 50 countries—enhancing operations and enriching the experience for over 18 million students. In addition, Ellucian provides student information systems (SIS), finance and HR, recruiting, retention, analytics, and advancement software solutions

  • Nearpod


    Nearpod offers an interactive, instructional platform that merges formative assessment and dynamic media for live and self-paced learning experiences inside and outside of the classroom. Nearpod is a device-agnostic platform that engages students with virtual reality, PhET simulations, and Desmos. It features more than 8,500 ready-to-run interactive lessons and videos created in partnership with leading brands like Common Sense Education and Smithsonian. In 2019, Nearpod acquired Flocabulary, a learning platform that engages students in an academically rigorous K-12 curriculum while promoting literacy through hip-hop videos.

  • Pearson


    Pearson provides content, assessment, and digital services globally to learners, educational institutions, employers, governments, and other partners. It is the world’s learning company with more than 22,500 employees operating in 70 countries. The company is committed to helping equip learners with the skills they need to enhance their employability prospects and succeed in the changing world of work. Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

  • Ready Education

    Ready Education

    READY Education is a leading software solutions firm focused on supporting higher education institutions to maximize engagement and increase student success. The company's innovative READY Connection Platform, combining Campus App and Campus Cloud, is designed to optimize communications between students and institutions. READY Education's software keeps students engaged and enriches their learning experience by connecting them to personalized and timely information that strengthens their academic journey from day one. The company's tools help institutions efficiently dispense cross-platform notifications to students while gaining insights into student behavior that helps administrators measure trends that may impact student retention.

  • SEAtS Software

    SEAtS Software

    SEAtS is the unified platform for student success that delivers real-time insights into student engagement and attendance. The company also provides Insights and Early Warning Alerts that drive retention, progression, and achievement. SEAtS Student Attendance is an easy-to-use solution for attendance management. It allows teams to set the parameters and manage alerts to exceptions through to successful outcomes. The company's platform also captures attendance at scheduled, unscheduled events, placements, internships, and field trips.

  • TailorED Instruction

    TailorED Instruction

    Tailor-ED helps teachers create lesson plans tailored to the needs of students. The company's AI-based platform knows how to sift through thousands of existing resources to identify and deliver the most effective learning experience for every student. Tailor-ED has expanded to over 70 schools internationally and now supports both a Math and ELA program. The company believes that by leveraging learning science, we can build learning experiences that combine proficiency with collaboration, creativity, and other SEL skills to meet the needs of 21st-century students.