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July 25
2018
Meeting the Needs of Struggling Students
This is the eighth blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum. 

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07/25/2018

This is the eighth blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  When students are below or at risk of falling below grade level in one or more subject, it’s an immense challenge for teachers to meet their needs while continuing to…

07/13/2018

This the seventh blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  Daniel Kreisman and Kevin Stange, Vocational and Career Tech Education in American High Schools: The Value of Depth Over Breadth, recently conducted a study on vocational…

06/12/2018

This is the sixth blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  Ninth grade is the make-or-break year for high school students. Incoming ninth graders who are unprepared for high school coursework are more likely to drop out, and…

05/23/2018

This is the fifth blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  Mike Schmoker recently authored a column, Why I’m Against Innovation in Education, and he brings up some interesting points and shares a unique perspective on technology…

05/09/2018

This is the fourth blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  More than 36 languages are spoken at Emmett J. Conrad High School in Dallas, which has a large population of students who are from families granted refuge or asylum.…

04/11/2018

This is the third blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  As we mentioned in our first innovation blog, we don’t believe innovation is a “novelty” or simply one new product or idea. To us, innovation is a 20-year commitment to…

04/04/2018

This is the second blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  When you consider education technology companies that have been around for 20 years, you might be surprised that only a handful still exist today. And many that do…

03/30/2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2018 Really Ready Video Contest! We are delighted to announce we received a wide selection of excellent videos highlighting how your school or district is preparing students for the next step. We learned how digital curriculum is supporting your…

03/28/2018

This is the first blog in a series where we will be exploring the topic of innovation and its impact on digital curriculum.  If you look up the definition of innovation, you might be overwhelmed with inconsistencies in what you discover. If you ask Google for a definition, it produces over 300…

02/20/2018

Back in the day, summer school was just for students who needed to recover lost course credit. Today, innovative districts are expanding their summer programs beyond traditional remediation of course failure to meet a wide range of student learning needs, including options to earn initial course…