We asked key questions around what’s worrying admins & how they vet & learn about new tools and systems adopted in the classroom to address their greatest concerns.
Category: Superintendent and District
Next week, we have the wonderful opportunity to visit a district in Greenville, South Carolina to watch their early warning response system in action. Join us in our journey!
Kentucky’s Marshall County adopted advanced technology to help build a more individualized learning experience; learn more in this doc hosted by Rob Lowe.
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?
One of the toughest things about working with high school students, especially those on the autism spectrum (as parents and teachers…
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 […]
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 […]
Well-designed, differentiated curriculum lets students meaningfully connect with content, but designing it can take hours. Introducing curated playlists!
We’re building Kiddom to be a place where teachers and learners can work together effortlessly, no matter where they are. Today, we’re proud to release our first version of an iOS app that supports both teachers and learners. Our latest iOS app (optimized for iPhone and iPad) makes it easier than ever for teachers to […]
The following post was submitted by a New York City educator. The author has chosen to remain anonymous. You’ll understand why. I am an educator, and I am desperate to be taught. Credit: PhotoPin, licensed under CC by 2.0 I have been working in schools for eight years as a teacher, department lead, and instructional coach. I […]
Sometimes, I wonder if I’ve made a mistake. I was a teaching artist for 15 years before I made the leap to full-time administrative work. A lot of factors contributed to this decision: I quit acting (feeling I needed to establish myself as something more than a performer), my wife lost her job, and I […]
To fully realize technology’s potential to improve the opportunity to learn, research findings [from the disciplines of cognitive science, neuroscience, education, psychology, sociology, and economics] should be communicated in a way that is useful to [everyone] looking for effective methods to improve student outcomes. ~ DigitalPromise Research Initiative We at Kiddom like to ponder how […]