Tipping point: Can Summit put personalized learning over the top?

The Hechinger Report

Indeed, despite the buzz around personalized learning, there’s no simple recipe for success, and the common ingredients — such as adaptive-learning technology and student control over learning — can backfire if poorly implemented. Basecamp schools then receive mentoring from and troubleshooting by Summit staff, as well as PLP access throughout the academic year. K-12 News achievement gap Graduation and dropouts teachers

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

Ask a Tech Teacher

When ready, students can access full-length practice tests as another method to self-assess progress. For example, the National Dropout Prevention Center conducted a year-long study of the Measuring Up program and its impact on student outcomes. Two I recommend are: National Dropout Prevention Center’s evaluation of Measuring Up reveals students experienced substantial academic progress. What are Common Core keyboarding standards?

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Bring Experts to Your Class Easily with Nepris

Ask a Tech Teacher

Statistically, almost half of school dropouts do so because they don’t see the relevance. Here’s how it works: Sign up for a free version of Nepris (it comes with one live virtual session and access to hundreds of recorded sessions). These include Common Core, TEKS, Next General Science Standards, or California/National CTE Standards (optional but gives the experts better insight into your curriculum objectives).

Where Are Quality Instructional Materials for English Language Learners?

MindShift

Many reported that they did not have enough time or money to access quality materials, while others stated these materials simply don’t exist. public schools and historically have some of the lowest test scores and highest dropout rates of all student groups. Craig Brock teaches high school science in Amarillo, Texas, where his freshman biology students are currently learning about the parts of a cell.

How a Chinatown school is trying to bring more diversity to theater

The Hechinger Report

Related: Theater helps English language learners master Common Core: But can it close the achievement gap? A study found an 18-percent difference between dropout rates for low-income students with high arts participation (4 percent drop out) and those with less arts involvement (22 percent). The study found an 18-percent difference between dropout rates for low-income students with high arts participation (4 percent drop out) and those with less arts involvement (22 percent).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” ” Via CJR : “‘This is unprecedented’: Public colleges limiting journalist access.” Performance on PISA Decline Because of Common Core? (National) Education Politics. RIP Net Neutrality.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Following up on ProPublica reporting , “ Florida to Examine Whether Alternative Charter Schools Underreport Dropouts.” ” Via The Washington Post : “ School offers ‘incentives’ to get kids to take Common Core standardized test.” Robots hate the Common Core. Education Politics.