An Opportunity to Disrupt Education for the Better: Lessons From Starting a School in a Pandemic
By: Tom Woelper. The disruptive forces at play in American education due to COVID-19 present challenges, but they also provide an opportunity for us to rethink the educational experience we’re delivering. For a startup school, the pandemic has presented lessons that can be extended to better education for all.
Learning Coach Academy: Supporting the Role of Parents or Guardians in Remote Learning
By: Heather Hiebsch and Cheryl Fenlason. Heather and Cheryl share hybrid, personalized, and blended learning tips to develop and support Learning Coaches to help students adapt - and even thrive - in this uncertain educational landscape.
ACT’s ScootPad Scoop-Up
Through acquisition of ScootPad, an adaptive learning platform, ACT further expands their footprint as a personalized, competency-based learning organization.
Playing With Purpose: Using Games to Enrich Learning & Engage Students
The Getting Smart staff explores how Curriculum Associates recently announced new Learning Games focused on creating a more engaging, accessible and motivating experience for students.