Mathematics

Finding Help With IEPs This Fall

While many students navigate their schools’ online learning environments without difficulty, students who receive special education may find the task daunting. Some special needs students have trouble logging into online learning programs, finding their teacher's face on the screen, knowing when to speak and when to listen, or sitting in front of a computer

The Challenges of Virtual Learning

After speaking to many teachers it’s clear that teachers are trying to make virtual learning work, despite the tremendous challenges. In addition to the usual curriculum tweaks each year, teachers and administrators must contend with a variety of virtual learning challenges, including disparate parent expectations, enrollment challenges, educational equity for all students, internet access

By |2020-10-03T02:43:45+00:00October 3rd, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

Understanding Standards-Based Testing, Its Limitations, and Its Impact on Equity

By Richard Capone, Let’s Go Learn, Inc. Standards-based testing in the classroom has been the de facto method for K-12 educational testing.  State standards set the target for teachers to teach towards and students to work towards.  Administrators use interim assessments, sometimes by the states themselves, or some other benchmark test for quarterly evaluations

By |2020-11-06T23:14:14+00:00September 4th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

Top 10 Tips for New Homeschoolers

As students head back to school this fall, many parents are exploring homeschooling as an alternative to online schooling or as a way to supplement the unique learning situations provided by schools. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all schools are affected in degrees ranging from prohibition of all in-person education to students on campus

By |2020-09-03T18:46:50+00:00September 3rd, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|1 Comment

Hybrid Learning

As schools attempt to open back up this fall, one strategy to get kids back on campus is to conduct hybrid learning, during which students spend a portion of time on campus and another chunk of time at home using remote learning technology. Hybrid learning is a compromise, as the name implies, to get

By |2020-08-25T01:06:40+00:00August 25th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

What is the Zone of Proximal Development?

Efforts to find the best way to teach students involve many personalized learning strategies. One such strategy is to determine the “zone of proximal development.” The zone of proximal development is the sweet spot for personalized learning, where the subjects and rigor are ideally suited to an individual student’s optimal learning. Ideally, this is the

By |2020-08-25T00:35:25+00:00August 25th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

The Power of Positive Emotion in Personalized Learning

Numerous research studies have shown that emotion plays a critical role in learning. Fortunately, this is intuitive: negative emotions often hurt a child’s ability to learn while positive emotions generally help. This is true in all types of learning, whether in person or online. And it has been validated that online learning in particular

By |2020-07-01T19:36:00+00:00July 1st, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

Navigating Special Education and Remote Learning

In partnership with the National Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE), this week Let's Go Learn presented a webinar that shares educators' best practices for implementing remote learning in the context of special education. The webinar included discussion of the current environment, as well as a lengthy Q&A session for a panel of experts

By |2020-04-22T02:34:48+00:00April 22nd, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

From Assessment to Instruction

Today’s online learning landscape is a confusing sea of possibilities for families who need to provide instruction at home. Let’s Go Learn provides groundbreaking, personalized help to allow your student to succeed and find his/her path through this ocean. A basic plan could look like this: Assess a baseline: Get a baseline of where

By |2020-04-16T23:49:50+00:00April 16th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

The History of LetsGoLearn

Let’s Go Learn began as an effort to bring an academic reading model to the digital age. With the World Wide Web reaching mass market in the late 1990s, Dr. Richard McCallum of UC Berkeley took his reading and literacy development program and partnered with technologist Richard Capone to create a web version of

By |2020-04-09T21:22:04+00:00April 9th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments