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 |2022-05-25T23:17:43+00:00May 24th, 2022|Education Reform, 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 |2022-05-05T22:23:29+00:00May 4th, 2022|Assessment, Education Reform|0 Comments

Opinion: Florida Needs Paradigm Shift in State Testing

By Richard Capone, CEO/Co-Founder of Let’s Go Learn, Inc. Florida announced on March 15, 2022 that it is dropping FSA, its end-of-year state test, and replacing it with three shorter progress assessments to be given in the fall, winter, and spring of each year. It is the first state to recognize that high-stakes testing has indeed

By |2022-04-22T17:20:22+00:00April 22nd, 2022|Assessment, 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 |2022-03-02T22:06:28+00:00February 26th, 2022|Assessment, Education Reform, Instruction|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 |2021-12-21T06:26:22+00:00December 21st, 2021|Education Reform|0 Comments

Community Schools: Achieving Whole-School Equity

As US educators struggle with how to achieve equity for all students, full-service community schools continue to rise to the top of solutions that demonstrate evidence of breaking the barrier to achievement. The Coalition for Community Schools estimated in 2018 that there are more than 5,000 community schools. The impetus to grow the number

By |2021-10-27T04:17:42+00:00October 27th, 2021|Education Reform|0 Comments

No Child Left Behind Act: The 2001 Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act

Background: Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) To understand No Child Left Behind (NCLB), it’s necessary to quickly review its history as a reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) signed into law in 1965 by President Lyndon B. Johnson. ESEA was a significant part of President Johnson’s War on Poverty

By |2021-10-28T15:52:40+00:00October 25th, 2021|Education Reform|0 Comments
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