White Papers
December 06
2016
Really Ready
Getting Smart, in partnership with Apex Learning

White Papers

Table of Contents What It Means to Be Really Ready Critical Thinking 05 Communication Self-Direction 07 Growth Mindset Social and Emotional Skills More Learning for All Students Strategies for Achieving Really Ready…

Table of Contents Key Finding 1: Students want a personalized learning experience Key Finding 2: Teacher access and comfort with technology has increased, however, personalized learning practices remain in emergent stages of…

In today’s knowledge-based society, educators are embracing personalized learning as a way to increase student outcomes and prepare students for success in college and career. Personalized learning shifts the learning approach from a teacher-…

School leaders across the country are increasingly changing the structure of summer programs to meet a wider range of student needs. Over time, the focus of summer school has shifted from providing opportunities for struggling…

The most effective teachers personalize learning to meet the unique needs of each student and they have always created active learning experiences to engage their students. But teachers struggle with doing this consistently at scale…

The study of English generally involves literary texts, including short stories, novels, essays, drama, and poetry. Frequently, students are expected to read texts from the canon, texts that have been deemed to be models of excellence…

Social studies encompasses a broad range of disciplines, including history, geography, government, political science, sociology, psychology, anthropology, and economics. According to the National Council for the Social Studies (2008…

What unique literacy challenges are faced by adolescents in high school mathematics? Mathematics requires students to understand numbers, abstract symbols, and the mathematical context of words. Mathematical literacy is attained only when students…

Science encompasses a broad range of disciplines: mathematics and technology as well the natural and social sciences. Science literacy includes familiarity with the natural world and respect for its unity as well as an awareness of…

I try to make it make sense, but sometimes I just quit. Reading textbooks is hard because the words are big and I don't understand them, and it gets boring sometimes. I can't read at home, and we don't have enough time in my classes…