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September 18
2017
Equity of Opportunity and Baltimore County Public Schools
“An equitable system does not treat all students in a standardized way, but differentiates instruction, services, and resources to respond effectively to the diverse needs of students, so that each student can develop his or her full academic and societal potential.” —Learning Policy Institute

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03/13/2017

Consider this: One of the primary reasons students fail high-stakes exams is because they’ve never before encountered a test or test content with that degree of difficulty or rigor. This is understandable, considering the time it would take teachers to write exams to the appropriate level of…

03/06/2017

Without a doubt, implementing personalized learning programs powered by a digital curriculum requires technology such as hardware, software and the digital curriculum itself. While these are essential components of personalized learning programs, they are simply tools. Tools alone will not meet…

02/27/2017

The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which goes into effect during the 2017-18 school year, pushes educators to personalize learning and encourages the use of technology to drive the effort to meet every student where he or she is at academically. Digital curriculum helps districts and…

02/23/2017

There’s no question that virtual learning is on the rise, helping school districts address the challenges of larger, more diverse student populations and smaller budgets. And online learning, at its best, can help districts provide a personalized learning experience so that all their students…

02/20/2017

At Apex Learning, we take great care and thought into developing digital curriculum that supports all students in achieving their potential. The development process itself is rather complex and involves the work of many specialists including project managers, instructional designers, subject…

02/16/2017

In today’s increasingly diverse classrooms it’s no small task to personalize instruction for every student’s needs. With some students struggling to master basic skills and others leaping ahead, teachers simply don’t have the bandwidth to create individualized curriculum for every student in the…

02/13/2017

Much like educational standards, high-stakes summative assessments are a critical component of education in the United States. For that reason, Apex Learning develops digital curriculum that prepares students for success on important high-stakes exams.  Assessment Development in the United…

02/06/2017

Apex Learning works with school districts across the country to increase student outcomes through the implementation of programs supported by digital curriculum. Educational leaders may encounter pushback in the early stages of implementation if they fail to gain buy-in and consensus among staff…

01/30/2017

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law December 10, 2015. Since that date, districts and educators have been familiarizing themselves with the new legislation and what it will require to gain compliance before the 2017-2018 school year when ESSA takes effect. Implementing…

01/27/2017

It’s no secret that engaged and motivated students are more likely to achieve academic success. Effective digital curriculum is designed from the start to engage and motivate all students by providing real-time embedded support and feedback. Engagement strategies must be built in to every lesson…