CFY becomes PowerMyLearning

eSchool News

To better align our mission with our name, I am pleased to share with you that we have officially changed our name to PowerMyLearning. So, why PowerMyLearning? We chose this name for our organization because “PowerMyLearning” represents everything we do and everything we stand for.

Personalized learning won’t work without personalized supports

The Christensen Institute

Last week’s New York Times Fixes column highlighted the enormous promise of PowerMyLearning, a framework and tool that connects teachers, families, and students. Instead, as the article outlines, PowerMyLearning deliberately integrates efforts to engage families with efforts to improve academics by regularly looping families into collaborative homework activities and opening online, data-driven communication channels between teachers and families.

How technology can help—not hurt—family connections

The Christensen Institute

One such tool is PowerMyLearning, which is breaking new ground in helping triangulate teacher-student-family connections and engaging parents actively in their children’s homework. Julia: How does PowerMyLearning strengthen the relationship between schools and families? Elisabeth: At PowerMyLearning, we believe that students are most successful when supported by a triangle of strong learning relationships between students, teachers, and families.

Could Giving Parents Homework Help Students? Schools Try ‘Family Playlists’

Edsurge

For the past 18 months, a pilot program in a South Bronx public school, called “Family Playlists,” developed by the New York-based nonprofit, PowerMyLearning , has used technology to increase families’ involvement in their students’ learning. Having families deeply involved in what their kids are doing in class really matters,” says Elisabeth Stock, chief executive of PowerMyLearning. That approach resonated well with PowerMyLearning, which Stock started in 1999.

EduStar Platform Promises Quick, Randomized Ed-Tech Trials

Marketplace K-12

The technology platform is the product of a grant-funded collaboration between two professors and the nonprofit PowerMyLearning. It runs trials on granular pieces of digital learning activities via the PowerMyLearning Connect platform, which is available free to schools.

Top 100 Sites/Apps for Game Based Learning

Technology Tidbits

PowerMyLearning - Great site for educators to search for games by Common Core Standard, build playlists, and track student progress. ** Presidents vs. Aliens - A very fun iOS game that reminds me of Space Invaders as you fling US Presidents at the incoming aliens.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

PowerMyLearning has received $6.5 “It is now two and a half minutes to midnight,” according to the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists : For the first time in the 70-year history of the Doomsday Clock , the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists’ Science and Security Board has moved the hands of the iconic clock 30 seconds closer to midnight.