<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=856443687818402&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Blog

Pros and cons of ability-level grouping instead of grade levels

You’ve thought about your curriculum and you know what kind of school you want to be. Things are coming together with your new school planning, but there are always new things to consider. One option you have as a private school is getting to decide how students will be grouped – by age groups, as is traditional in schools, or by ability, which is a newer educational philosophy.

Read More

Social-Emotional Learning basics for your school

The idea that social and emotional learning is a crucial part of education isn’t a new one. SEL has been an integral part of curriculum in lower elementary grades for decades, but typically loses classtime in favor of academic instruction as students get older. Looking for a primer on what SEL is? Look no further.

Read More

Check out these five resources for arts and humanities curriculum development

In recent years STEM has evolved into STEAM, incorporating arts into STEM activities. There are lots of places to look for inspiration as you are trying to start planning your courses and lessons for your non-STEM courses. Although our new school planning guide has some great options for curriculum development, there’s always room for more resources when it comes to thinking about the most important component of your new school.

Read More

Gamify your classroom with these 5 tips

One of the educational buzzwords making its rounds over the last several years is “gamification” of learning. In short, gamification helps motivate students making curriculum and learning more like the video games that attract the attention of our students. Gamification typically entails some kind of task-based challenges with awards or recognition at the end to entice students to participate.

Read More

Get your STEM curriculum planning underway with these resources

As you’ve started thinking about your new school, you’ve probably put some time into curriculum planning and what types of courses you’d like your school to offer. Although our new school planning guide has some great options for curriculum development, there’s always room for more resources when it comes to thinking about the most important component of your new school. In today’s blog, we’ll focus on STEM courses, but check back in two weeks for some great resources for the arts and humanities.

Read More
Search the blog:

Tie yourself to success

Looking for ways to leverage technology to make your school better? Receive monthly updates from our experts about how technology and connections online are transforming education.