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January 23
2017
The Role of Digital Curriculum in Education … Then and Now
Another new year is upon us, and if you are like me, January is a time for looking back and looking forward. It is in this spirit that I reflect on how the role of digital curriculum has changed in our schools over the years.

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January 23, 2017

Another new year is upon us, and if you are like me, January is a time for looking back and looking forward. It is in this spirit that I reflect on how the role of digital curriculum has changed in our schools over the years. Years ago, when educational technology began to make its way into…

January 18, 2017

Students in need of credit recovery are often our most vulnerable students — those in need of the greatest support and personalized instruction. It’s critical that digital curriculum used in credit recovery programs be rigorous, engaging and capable of providing a personalized learning…

January 16, 2017

Despite uncertainty surrounding education as we head into 2017, there is one thing we do know for sure. For the past 30 or so years, education reform has been pushed by academic standards that define what knowledge and skills students must achieve to be prepared for school, work and life after…

January 09, 2017

In education, the further away you get from students, the harder it is to help them succeed. Because teachers work directly with students day-to-day, they often carry primary responsibility for supporting learning.  While it may be challenging to support students whom you do not work with…

December 15, 2016

When the No Child Left Behind Act was introduced, it challenged schools and districts to raise graduation rates. In an effort to meet that challenge, schools began offering credit recovery programs — opportunities outside of the standard curriculum for at-risk students to earn course credits and…

December 14, 2016

A diploma alone doesn’t mean students are prepared for college, work and life after high school. Performance on high-stakes assessments, like the SAT and ACT, also are an indicator of college and career readiness. But test scores are trending down. In 2015, high school graduates had the lowest…

December 01, 2016

The 21st century is redefining what it means for students to be college and career ready. In the future, most jobs will require a college degree; today’s students will likely juggle multiple jobs; soft skills will be increasingly important.  This infographic reveals the troubling truths behind…

November 23, 2016

Studies show alarming statistics surrounding college readiness and student performance on the ACT. For example, a majority of students aren’t prepared for freshman year despite having high GPAs. Also, fewer than half of students who took the ACT in 2016 achieved college-ready scores in at least…

November 22, 2016

Digital curriculum has applications as diverse as today’s students. No matter how close they are to achieving learning goals — or how they prefer to reach those goals — digital curriculum can be applied in a number of scenarios to help educators meet the increasingly unique needs of students. …

November 16, 2016

College and career readiness has become a primary component of the national education agenda. Across the country, schools and districts define their success, in part, by equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in higher education, on the job and in life. But what does…