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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

Free Video Course Introducing Reading Theory

Reading is a complex process, Dr. McCallum explains. In an informative half hour lecture suitable for any adult audience, Dr. Richard McCallum from the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley, provides an introduction to reading theory. For parents or guardians helping a child to read at home, a video of

By |2020-04-15T02:02:32+00:00April 15th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, 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

Special Needs Students May Struggle As Schools Close

Now that students are home using online learning strategies provided by their schools, new educational challenges are emerging. Schools are struggling to maintain equity with all students learning from home, with some kids requiring accommodations, special services, and English language help. Students with disabilities are likely to have some of the most challenges in

By |2020-04-15T02:19:48+00:00April 9th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

Distance Learning “For All”

As shelter in place guidelines continue throughout the nation and schools gear up with online education, many states are putting out guidelines to help teachers and families understand what that online education should look like. Equity issues continue to be at the forefront of online education guidelines. Since it would be nearly impossible for

By |2020-04-09T20:53:14+00:00April 9th, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments

Challenges of Providing Online Education

Challenges of Providing Online Education Preparing good online learning takes time. Most US K-12 schools have been pushed into online learning with no preparation and no experience. This means teachers who are facing the challenges of providing online education are suddenly trying to teach kids who have little experience using online learning. And UCLA

By |2020-06-19T23:03:13+00:00April 1st, 2020|Assessment, Instruction, Mathematics, Reading|0 Comments