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Score 8.9 out of 100
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Score 7.4 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Frontline Professional Growth

This is perfect for the district looking to convert older physical forms to digital copies, and mitigate the tracking of forms from desk to desk. Frontline will do it all digitally. Those in the approval process can approve or deny, or even ask for more information, which sends the form back to the user who submitted it. This is also good for those looking for a way to manage professional development in their district and all that comes with it, including tracking workshops, awarding hours, etc. Most districts use Frontline programs somewhere, so this is another piece to that. However, this is cost-heavy.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology is a learning management system that is designed for K-12 schools. In my personal experience as an elementary school educator, students in grades 2-5 can easily use this LMS. However, it is not as primary friendly for our young K-1 students, who rarely use the program. At times, the program can be daunting to teaches who do feel as confident in their own tech skills, but with support, it is very usable
Kellie Weisenbeck | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Learning Management

Frontline Professional Growth
9.0
Schoology Learning
6.6
Course authoring
Frontline Professional Growth
8.9
Schoology Learning
6.8
Course catalog or library
Frontline Professional Growth
8.8
Schoology Learning
7.0
Player/Portal
Frontline Professional Growth
10.0
Schoology Learning
6.1
Learning content
Frontline Professional Growth
9.1
Schoology Learning
7.2
Mobile friendly
Frontline Professional Growth
7.4
Schoology Learning
5.9
Progress tracking & certifications
Frontline Professional Growth
10.0
Schoology Learning
6.4
Assignments
Frontline Professional Growth
9.0
Schoology Learning
6.8
Compliance management
Frontline Professional Growth
9.5
Schoology Learning
7.1
Learning administration
Frontline Professional Growth
9.1
Schoology Learning
7.1
Learning reporting & analytics
Frontline Professional Growth
9.1
Schoology Learning
6.3
Social learning
Frontline Professional Growth
8.0
Schoology Learning
6.4

Pros

Frontline Professional Growth

  • Frontline Professional Growth is set up to organize and document all aspects of a teacher's evaluation. Artifacts are archived and can be used in multiple areas.
  • SGOs, observations, PDPs, and documentation logs can all be shared between the staff member and the administration.
  • The forms are easy to fill out, can be saved as drafts in progress, and can be referred to from year to year.
  • The Professional Development Workshop section offers a calendar of workshops in catalog format as well as calendar format.
  • As a workshop presenter, enrollment tools are easy to use and offer multiple ways to access your roster.
  • As a workshop participant, workshops are listed as in progress and completed. Hours are tabulated and saved each year.
Melissa Ferro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • Brings together students, school, and parents to have access to one site.
  • Allows students to see materials, assignments, due dates in real-time. No longer need to write down the calendar from inside the classroom.
  • Allows for absent or homebound students to access materials, engage in the classroom activity, and stay current with classroom progress.
Matthew Adam | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Frontline Professional Growth

  • Confusing sign-on processes.
  • AESOP (absence management) is not integrated with Professional Growth as advertised.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • A streamlining of the process could help when teachers are transitioning it. The grading area needs some help. I often have classes of over 30, and scrolling up and down to click a kid's name and then see their work is really tedious.
  • Schoology does take a lot more clicks to get things done than some other LMSs.
Arcadia Parson | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Frontline Professional Growth

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 9.1
Based on 5 answers
While we have taken time to re-evaluate our selected 1:1 devices, Schoology's impact on student learning is unquestioned. Students are able to connect with other learners, create and share products of their learning, and develop their digital fluency through their use of Schoology.
Robert Schuetz | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Frontline Professional Growth

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 4.5
Based on 7 answers
It's very easy to use Schoology. As with any LMS, it helps to learn some tips and tricks prior to getting started. But, each item is clearly indicated within the platform. If I want to add materials, it is right at the top of my screen. If I want to view the calendar, it is indicated to the right of my screen. Navigating a course and the platform is quite straightforward. Additionally, the benefit of Schoology's help center and user community makes asking and answering questions quick and easy.
Natasha Monsaas-Daly | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Frontline Professional Growth

Frontline Professional Growth 8.9
Based on 2 answers
Overall, Frontline Professional Growth manages observations, SGOs, documentation logs, and Professional Development Plans. In addition to these evaluation pieces, it allows our district to manage our Professional Development Workshops (in-house), Professional Development requests (for out-of-district), and many online request forms. The only real negative is that some of the menus are a bit cumbersome, and it takes several steps to get around the system.
Melissa Ferro | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology Learning 6.4
Based on 15 answers
Okay, 9.5. While nothing is perfect, the team at Schoology Learning and PowerSchool continues to add features and integrations to Schoology. The number of third party integrations has increased. The analytics has been greatly improved for both classroom teachers and district administration. Looking forward to the day that the Assessment feature has full feature parity with the Test/Quiz feature
Philip Pulley | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Frontline Professional Growth

I have only used this and GCN trainings. I think it helps having more choices that hold value to your work day.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

Schoology provides a much more user-friendly experience for students and instructors while providing most, if not all, of the same functionality of Blackboard. In addition, Schoology adds additional social experiences that encourage student collaboration inside and outside of the classroom. There is also a strong community of educators who use Schoology, providing many peer learning groups for instructors to collaborate, share materials, and provide ideas for classroom content
Dan Talvi | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Frontline Professional Growth

  • We have used a lot less paper over the past few years which leads to cost savings.
  • The time it takes to submit a form and get approval has sped up since this is all digital.
  • The time it takes to track and award professional development hours has sped up.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Schoology Learning

  • Using Schoology to build a foundation for a blended learning model has helped increase my students ABC rate between 15-20% in all classes!
  • Using Schoology is forcing my students to become responsible for their own learning!
  • The only negative thing I have encountered is the students resistance to change!
Stacy Dunn | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Frontline Professional Growth

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Frontline Professional Growth Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Schoology Learning

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Schoology Learning Editions & Modules

Edition
Schoology BasicFree
Schoology EnterpriseContact sales team
    Additional Pricing Details

    Rating Summary

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Frontline Professional Growth
    8.9
    Schoology Learning
    7.1

    Likelihood to Renew

    Frontline Professional Growth
    Schoology Learning
    9.1

    Usability

    Frontline Professional Growth
    Schoology Learning
    4.5

    Support Rating

    Frontline Professional Growth
    8.9
    Schoology Learning
    6.4

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