Data-Driven Family Engagement Tools for Head Start and State Preschools

Learning Genie is an app for ECE educators and family service workers for Distant Learning and Family Engagement including tracking in-kind. During the COVID-19 crisis, Learning Genie offers free tools till the end of 2020 under a grant (or in-kind) to support all ECE agencies for Distance Learning and track school readiness outcomes.


Learning Genie also provides a useful application for portfolio-building. The portfolio tracking and tagging systems could be readily applied to DRDP 2015, Florida VPK, Head Start (HS), Early Head Start (EHS), Montessori, and other state or private-backed assessment tools.

Cuts Labor by 80%

Learning Genie employs its uniquely designed user interface to enable teachers to tag multiple children with multiple measures in just a few taps. Teachers can zoom into each domain and have an overview of progress of observations and assessments. Learning Genie tools also enable teachers to collaborate and reflect on measures and ratings more effectively, with an observation and date auto-generated filter for each child. This is designed to enable teachers to do ratings “Bubbles” on DRDP-Online with great ease! Our users have reported an increase in productivity and estimate that their DRDP workload has reduced by 80%, thanks to Learning Genie tools! Click here to download an in-depth intro.(PDF)

Saves Money

Typically, schools spend around $60 per student portfolio—Learning Genie’s digital reports and portfolios cut back on the need for paper, pens, printer ink, folders, binders and filing cabinets. When compared with alternatives, Learning Genie is the most affordable option.

Serving State-funded Program since 2013

Our portfolio tools has been serving head start program and public funded programs since 2013. We kept making improvements to the program to suite educator’s and administrators’. Today, it is one of the advanced tools that many lab schools, school districts, agencies and other state-funded programs use for DRDP 2015.

Easy Integration with DRDPonline

Learning Genie has launched a feature that enables teachers to directly rate in app based on the observation notes recorded in the same app. Teachers could easily rate on the same measure base on different observation notes independently. Teachers could reflect on rating and the observation. The system will output an excel file on DRDP templates that could be directly loaded to DRDP-Online to complete the bubbling.

DRDP Progress Dashboard

From school district admins to teachers, they will all have access to a dashboard showing the progress of DRDP observation and assessment. It provides a tool not only let teachers manage DRDP observation and stay organized, but help admins/direstors to get insights across center, across classroom.

Secure and FERPA Compliant

We use Amazon Web Service’s “Virtual Private Cloud” along with “Secure Socket Layering” to keep your information secure. We completely comply with FERPA and COPPA legal requirements. Check out our privacy policy and term of use. Or download this short letter. We are also accredited by the Better Business Bureau. All in all, you’re in good hands.