JumpStart Games Announces Joint Partnership with Clever

Powerful Educational Technologies Unite to Transform the Classroom For Student Success


GARDENA, CALIFORNIA - November 6th, 2018 – JumpStart Games, the leader in learning-based games for students, is proud to announce its partnership with Clever for its newly released supplemental classroom product - JumpStart Academy Math, a collaborative K-5 math program. This partnership is aligned with JumpStart Academy’s mission to elevate students’ educational experience inside and outside the classroom by delivering effective results using data driven methodologies. With powerful new technologies harnessed in the classroom, teachers are empowered to integrate revolutionary new products for students to learn mathematics both collaboratively and individually. 

This partnership will increase student engagement, parental involvement and allow teachers to focus more on personalized student needs. With many school districts struggling with declining math scores, JumpStart Academy Math identifies gaps in mathematics and is proven to increase standardized math test scores by 18%.

CEO of JumpStart, David Lord shares, “It is extremely rewarding to partner with an innovative technology like Clever to revolutionize how the next generation of students learns important foundational subjects and empower them to tackle what comes next. Our teams recognize that it really takes a village to improve educational outcomes with innovative technology.”

Clever is a single platform for K-12 digital learning programs. With Clever, students and teachers have secure single sign-on for any resource they need, and district tech administrators get automatic account setup and updates. Clever products help teachers reclaim valuable learning time in classrooms, discover new resources, and set student goals for using applications.

“Clever is proud to provide easy and secure access to JumpStart Academy Math for schools everywhere,” says Dan Carroll, Chief Product Officer at Clever. “Our partnership supports teachers in their work to improve mathematics achievement and we’re thrilled to help kids have fun learning math.”



JumpStart® Games is the leader in learning-based games for kids. Through its own brands, as well as partner brands like DreamWorks Animation, JumpStart Games creates epically fun, learning-based games for kids of all ages. Over its 25-year history JumpStart Games has earned the trust of millions of teachers and parents and has released several critically-acclaimed titles including School of Dragons®, the ever-popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Formerly known as Knowledge Adventure, JumpStart Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) and is based in Gardena, CA. For more information, visit www.JumpStart.com.



NetDragon Websoft Holdings Limited (HKSE: 0777) is a global leader in building internet communities. Established in 1999, NetDragon is a vertically integrated, cutting-edge R&D powerhouse with a highly successful track record which includes the development of flagship MMORPGs including Eudemons Online, Heroes Evolved (formerly known as Calibur of Spirit) and Conquer Online. The company also established China’s number one online gaming portal, 17173.com, and China's most influential smartphone app store platform, 91 Wireless, which was sold to Baidu in 2013 in what was at the time the largest Internet M&A transaction in China. Being China's pioneer in overseas expansion, NetDragon also directly operates a number of game titles in over 10 languages internationally since 2003. In recent years, NetDragon has emerged as a major player in the global online and mobile learning space as it works to leverage its mobile Internet technologies and operational know-how to develop a game-changing learning ecosystem. For more information, please visit www.netdragon.com.


About Clever

Clever was founded by educators and technologists to speed the adoption and impact of learning applications in the classroom. Now, more than 50% of U.S. K-12 schools use Clever to deploy leading software applications and provide a secure, personalized portal for teachers and students. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Partners, GSV Capital, and Y-Combinator, Clever is based in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit clever.com.



Lindsay Levitts

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