Posts by Jessica Slusser

Early Learning

20 Ways to Celebrate National Family Literacy Day

Did you know the single greatest indicator of children’s success is the literacy level of their parents? Did you know that parental involvement in their child’s reading has been found to be the most important determinant of language and emergent literacy?

Leadership

New Partnership Empowers Educators to Excel

A new partnership between K12 Inc. and Southern New Hampshire University will create a new masters degree aimed at educators teaching in online or blended settings and promises to advance excellence in K-12 online teaching.

EdTech

10 Tips for Smarter EdTech Purchasing

When a market is growing as quickly as the educational technology industry is, it's easy to feel overwhelmed by the volume of competing companies and products. These ten tips can help wade through the options.

Leadership

True Leadership Starts with Empathy

Our team is wrapping an incredible week at INBOUND, which got us thinking about how leadership is about more than just managing people: it’s about growing people. And we all have leadership opportunities, whether or not we manage a team.

EdTech

A People-First Commitment Drives Growth

Behind the powerful educational materials and tools (like Ready and i-Ready) that Curriculum Associates (CA) designs to help students succeed is a deep-rooted commitment to valuing its employees. Learn more here.