Is A Standard Curriculum Necessary? The argument for less standardization and broader curricula in schools is not an unfamiliar one. Standardized state curriculum, standardized testing, and Common Core state standards are, with good intentions, designed to provide students with the knowledge necessary to be academically successful and to equip/adequately prepare them for a fruitful collegiate … Continue reading Truly Personalized Learning: A Top-Down Approach to Curriculum Design
Clever to simplify student logins and provide secure data integration for Eduspire Solutions school district customers
Undoubtedly one of the slower industries to adopt and widely use technology to reshape itself, education is finally coming around. Gradually, schools across the country are starting to allocate budgets toward digital initiatives and tech tools aimed at improving the learning experience and streamlining processes. One example of a tech tool that has not yet … Continue reading The Future of EdTech Holds Some Exciting Possibilities
Personalized Learning is a Big Picture Concept As we discussed in another of our blog posts called “Defining Personalized Learning,” there are many components and approaches to this very broad term. It’s not one-size-fits-all; there is no “personalized learning” policy manual that says a school or a teacher should perform in any specific way to … Continue reading Personalized Learning and EdTech: What Really Works?
Introducing Appointment Pass! Appointment Pass is a new e-hallpass module that allows staff to create “future passes” for appointments with students. We see this working for guidance counselors to build out their calendars (eliminating the paper chase), scheduling students to come to the office (eliminating call-downs over the PA), or any other time a staff … Continue reading Appointment Pass for e-hallpass is Here!