One of the greatest inefficiencies in today’s schools might be in the hours we ask teachers to spend on planning quality lessons for students, without giving them the proper tools to do so.
Category: K-12 Administrators
Hear from 5 school administrators who have braved the challenges of implementing yet another tech initiative — and lived to tell the tale.
According to a recent EdWeek Market Brief, K-12 district leaders rarely adopt solutions for use based on teachers’ suggestions. While this won’t be surprising to educators teaching in large districts…
Education is awash with efforts to personalize learning. But what does it mean for a company to personalize its support for the teachers who use its product?
With the goal of helping school leaders reflect and refine their practices, we’ve distilled our learning into 3 model profiles — and 2 not-so-great ones.
Four tips for successful school initiatives. There is no shortage of news about schools adopting and then quickly abandoning new technology, curriculum, or assessment frameworks. Change is constant in education policy. As federal and state administrations shift and new research comes out, school leaders race to keep up with trends and purchase or adopt the next best thing. But this ever-swinging […]
We think about about professional development (PD) a lot at Kiddom. We believe PD should be innovative, exploratory, and tied to teacher goals.
Another exciting year of teaching and learning is underway. And while a new school year can elicit mixed feelings, it also inspires educators and school leaders with a desire to try and experiment with new tools, systems, and pedagogies to make strides and improve upon last year. Introducing the Kiddom Pilot Program for Schools […]
It’s not rocket science: when teachers collaborate and communicate effectively, they design richer learning experiences for students.
As we move through our careers in education, all sorts of people teach us important lessons. A lesson can come in the form of a more experienced teacher who nurtures us with bits of advice and tough love. Teachers or paraprofessionals we share classrooms with bring new strategies to co-planning sessions that we continue using […]