About John Williams

John is a veteran school board member with a passion for education technology. He's consulted in the field for over 25 years and built over a dozen retail software packages for educators and students.

Let’s Go Learn Attends Special Education Legislative Summit 2022

During the second week of July, 2022, Let’s Go Learn had the privilege of joining other special education advocates from the private sector to help lobby the U.S. Congress for special education needs during the 2022 Special Education Leadership Summit (SELS). Let’s Go Learn’s CEO Richard Capone and Dr. Kurt Hulett, Let’s Go Learn’s

By |2022-09-22T00:38:58+00:00July 27th, 2022|Special Education|1 Comment

2022 California Special Education Leadership Symposium

On May 19, 2022, special educators gathered at a CASE Symposium in Southern California for a sold-out event to discuss current special education reform measures related to compliance and best practices. The California Special Education Leadership Symposium brought together administrators and directors from all over California to hear speakers on the latest legislation and

By |2022-09-22T00:40:42+00:00May 24th, 2022|Special Education|0 Comments

What is differentiated instruction?

What is differentiated instruction? Differentiated instruction is a teaching strategy which uses different teaching methods for each student, depending on their needs and interests. It can be used with any subject. Differentiated instruction has been around for decades, but its effectiveness has proven elusive to quantify. The promise is sound, but like any

By |2022-09-02T00:16:18+00:00May 4th, 2022|Education Reform|0 Comments

Education in the Metaverse

The bane of many parents' existence is digital gaming, which seduces and captivates children when they should be working on their homework instead. The online games market alone is expect to reach $275 billion by 2026 according to EMR. But market researchers are forecasting an even bigger market for online learning, based partly on

By |2022-08-15T20:57:04+00:00February 26th, 2022|Math Curriculum|0 Comments

Introduction to Education Technology and Education Reform

Introduction to Education Technology and Education Reform The impact of educational technology on education reform is still in play as the system clings to a paradigm ill-suited to the 21st century. Over 20 years ago, Trilling and Hood (1999) advised educators to “remember education in the U.S. is firmly lodged in a political

By |2022-09-21T20:18:06+00:00December 21st, 2021|Education Reform|0 Comments

Summative vs Formative or Diagnostic Assessments

There are many kinds of assessment used in education to evaluate student learning, identify strengths and challenges, and aid in lesson planning, and they often take the form of online tools. This article will explore the strengths and weaknesses of some of these key methods of evaluation. What are summative assessments?

By |2022-08-15T21:01:03+00:00September 30th, 2021|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

How Diagnostic Data Can Be Used to Help Prepare Students for State Testing

Help your students use their data to build confidence It’s that time of the year again! Students all over the country are anticipating their state tests. Some are busy sharpening their #2 pencils, while others are charging their laptops to prepare for testing online for the very first time. Whether your students have a

By |2022-09-01T00:08:54+00:00September 11th, 2021|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Special Education and FAPE

In an interview with Dr. Mitchell Yell and Dr. Kurt Hulett, Let’s Go Learn sponsored a free special education workshop to explain the legal issues surrounding FAPE, and how Let's Go Learn can help. FAPE means a "free appropriate public education", and it's a fundamental right spelled out for eligible children with

By |2022-09-02T01:08:33+00:00July 1st, 2021|Special Education|0 Comments

The Crucial Elements of Faithful Data

Did you know, in 2008 researchers estimated that the number of data bits surpassed the estimated number of stars in the universe? Since that finding, data has grown by a factor of 10 every five years. With greater amounts of raw data, educators have the opportunity to improve their use of data in their RtI/MTSS implementations

By |2022-08-15T21:23:58+00:00March 17th, 2021|Reading Assessment|0 Comments

Getting Staff Back to School

During the first week of February this year, new CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said there is growing evidence that schools can re-open safely. Not coincidently, her statement came at the same time COVID-19 vaccines were beginning to role out en masse. Some states, like Oregon, put educators in the top Phase of vaccine

By |2022-09-02T01:10:39+00:00March 16th, 2021|Education Reform|0 Comments
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