Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMS vs. Nearpod

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMS
Score 8.3 out of 10
N/A
Grovo's product included instructional videos and assessments, and the SaaS platform that they live on top of. The videos follow a microlearning methodology which increases learner retention. Grovo is now fully integrated into CornerStone's LMS.
$149
per month
Nearpod
Score 8.0 out of 10
N/A
Nearpod is an education-focused learning management software solution offered by Nearpod.
$159
per year
Pricing
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Editions & Modules
Light Academy
$149.00
per month
Professional Academy
$249.00
per month
Gold
$159
per year
Platinum
$397
per year
Silver
Free
Premium Plus
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per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsConsulting and integration services are part of the product, not an additional feature.Nearpod has a free version for all teachers. There are paid options for individual teachers, as well as schools and districts, for increased features and access.
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Community Pulse
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Learning Management
Comparison of Learning Management features of Product A and Product B
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMS
7.6
2 Ratings
9% below category average
Nearpod
-
Ratings
Course authoring8.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Course catalog or library8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Player/Portal8.02 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning content6.62 Ratings00 Ratings
Progress tracking & certifications8.32 Ratings00 Ratings
Learning reporting & analytics7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Social learning5.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Likelihood to Recommend
8.3
(10 ratings)
10.0
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
8.3
(2 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMSNearpod
Likelihood to Recommend
Discontinued Products
Grovo is fantastic for bringing a team of people up to speed and for teaching a few things to a large audience. We found Grovo to be lacking when specific training is required or when the training required a certain level of skill. Grovo is fantastic for broad training, less so for specific depth training
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Nearpod
Nearpod works great in any classroom, but the presentation must be projected or each student must have access to a internet connected device.
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Pros
Discontinued Products
  • Ease to create trainings.
  • Ability to insert GIFs and photos to help with visual aids.
  • Ability to allow others to create trainings.
  • Ability to track trainings (who has done it and who hasn't).
  • Ease of tracking all training done.
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Nearpod
  • Provide timely and individualized feedback.
  • Allow for the teacher to check for understanding, for the entire class, in one view.
  • Present an array of different interactive lesson items, at the fingertips of every student.
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Cons
Discontinued Products
  • Some videos/lessons leave a lot to be desired and could use more detail.
  • There's always more room for some more advanced skills.
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Nearpod
  • I would love Nearpod to have more free activities.
  • I would love Nearpod to be free for educators.
  • I would love if teachers could assign homework on Nearpod.
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Likelihood to Renew
Discontinued Products
No answers on this topic
Nearpod
Goal is to continue our subscription for the 2019-2020 school year
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Usability
Discontinued Products
No answers on this topic
Nearpod
Web-based or using the app, Nearpod is easy to use
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Support Rating
Discontinued Products
When we have had issues with Grovo not working or a problem with report we have always gotten an answer quickly. We have a rep that we speak to often to make sure we are satisfied with the system and is just a quick email away. It nice to know we have support that will get back to you in a quick manner as we rely on this software.
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Nearpod
The support staff for Nearpod is top-notch. I have not had technical issues, but I did have a concern about my bill and they reached out to me nearly immediately to address the problem. I was very satisfied with how they handled the interaction from beginning to end. They did a great job.
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Alternatives Considered
Discontinued Products
The elephant in the room for me, would be TreeHouse. Grovo is very similar to TreeHouse in the fact that they're both programs with lesson tracks, simple and short videos, as well as progress trackers. I would have to say that I enjoyed learning coding on TreeHouse over Grovo, based on the wide variety of native coding languages they have implemented. Grovo, although extremely similar and easy to use as well, doesn't stack up to TreeHouse in my opinion. Grove does, however, beat out Lynda in my humble opinion
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Nearpod
The custom, integrated, online content, along with school libraries, makes this product superior to PearDeck. Nearpod exceeds PowerPoint because of the ease of use, the student paced lessons, and the ability to embed CFUs.
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Return on Investment
Discontinued Products
  • Zero impact. When we determined they were not a good fit for us, we decided to go another direction. I would certainly try them again however if they addressed my concerns as their service was excellent.
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Nearpod
  • The impact is awesome. It gives students a digital option other than PowerPoint for presentations.
  • The feedback tool allows you to follow students in realtime.
  • The shallow learning curve made it easy encourage other faculty to try it.
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ScreenShots

Grovo, now part of Cornerstone LMS Screenshots

Screenshot of The primary admin dashboardScreenshot of The library of Grovo contentScreenshot of The course building toolScreenshot of Assignment optionsScreenshot of Choosing an assignment