I’ve witnessed students on the autism spectrum struggle to recognize emotions and acknowledge non-verbal cues from others. These social emotional skills…
Category: Special Education
Differentiation: the word that makes teachers quake in their shoes thinking about all the extra work they’ll have to do.
One of the toughest things about working with high school students, especially those on the autism spectrum (as parents and teachers…
The executive functions are a set of processes that all have to do with managing oneself and one’s resources in order to achieve a goal. How Kiddom helps…
It’s not rocket science: when teachers collaborate and communicate effectively, they design richer learning experiences for students.
Today, we released a redesigned student experience on Kiddom to help 21st century learners access and submit work, track their own progress, and solicit feedback from teachers in real-time, from one place. Over the past century, education technology has often left students out of the equation. That’s unfortunate, because students today move fast and are […]
We’re building Kiddom to be a collaborative platform to allow teachers and learners to work together effortlessly, no matter where they are. To that end, today we released a completely redesigned platform, one which will help teachers plan, assess, and analyze learning in one cohesive system. Why redesign Kiddom? Well, we’ve been doing our homework. […]
“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” – Henry Adams, The Education of Henry Adams, 1907 Credit: PhotoPin, licensed under CC BY 2.0 As told by the late historian Henry Adams, educators impact the lives of their pupils in a profound way. Many students go on to pursue careers relating to […]
When I was in kindergarten, I absolutely loved when my teacher provided me with a clear, descriptive rubric aligned to Common Core Learning Standards with every assignment. If you think I’m joking, it’s because I am. CCLS didn’t exist when I was in Kindergarten. I remember playing with Legos, building toy railroad circuits, drawing and […]