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June 12
2017
Increase Readiness Among Middle School Students with Personalized Learning
This time of year, I can’t help but think of the many middle school students who will soon advance to high school. The troubling truth is that many of these students are underprepared for the rigors of high school coursework.

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04/25/2016

The ComputED Gazette has announced the winners of its 22nd Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence.…

04/05/2016

Although we have a tendency to think about virtual learning as a way to personalize learning for students in school, it can be a lifesaver for those students whose lives are turned upside down, outside of school. "Honey" (not her real name) was just such a student. Honey was caught in…

03/17/2016

Let's face it, nobody would rather sit in a classroom than at the beach. But summer programs are growing, particularly considering President Obama's commitment to investing in summer learning with the new Summer Opportunity Project. School leaders across the country are changing the…

03/08/2016

Districts can now meet college test readiness goals—and students can excel beyond expectations—through the use of Tutorials targeted for major exams. The road to college begins long before students take college readiness exams. College readiness means more than just preparing students to enter…

03/04/2016

Improve Each Student's Personal Best  Individualization is one of the most exciting frontiers in digital education, and Apex Learning leads the way by integrating adaptive remediation into the Tutorials digital curriculum offering including Tutorials for Grades 6-12, State Specific…

02/18/2016

Beyond Personalization to Active Learning for Increased Student Achievement Educators today are increasingly focused on developing personalized learning experiences for their students. With increased access to technology and a wide array of digital curriculum, there is opportunity for increased…

02/01/2016

Targeting "next generation" learning challenges, our new Apex Learning courses incorporate the latest learning models, technology innovations and state-specific standards to improve student outcomes. The new Comprehensive Courses curriculum reflects the best of proven teaching methods…

01/11/2016

We've all seen "the look" from students that tells us what a new survey published by Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms: many students are uninspired, disengaged, and downright bored at school. "Unless what they're…

10/01/2015

Unique areas of study demand unique literacy strategies, even for native speakers If a Chattanooga-to-Nashville train leaves Chattanooga going 70 mph at 9 a.m. and a Nashville-to-Chattanooga train going 95 mph leaves Nashville at 1 p.m., and a mother goose and her 13 goslings need to cross the…

05/18/2015

Blended learning has given rise to a spectrum of instructional models that redefine teaching and learning in the classroom. At one end, teachers use digital content to enhance teacher-led instruction and provide remediation. At the other, the digital curriculum is leveraged to transform primary…