Category: Personalized Learning

Compliance within our Current Educational Reality

What does it take to be successful working on an assembly line? Compliance Up to this point, we have spent some time exploring the history of schooling in America and the impact of the factory model/system. The influence of the industrial revolution on the early high school model is quite clear. Let’s further unpack the [...]

Compliance within our Current Educational Reality

Finding the Right FIT for Your Virtual Learning Program

Choosing to enroll in a virtual learning program option can be equated to joining a gym or starting a workout routine. The online learning experience for the past year didn’t have an opt-in contract. Some learners embraced the new way of scheduling learning on-demand like the early adopter in the gym or fitness class. Others [...]

Finding the Right FIT for Your Virtual Learning Program

From Disconnect to Reconnect

By Darlene Wilgus | May 17, 2021, 11:50 PM PT During the opening years of our online learning program, we looked more like a regular learning program and less like one with personalized learning options. As we experienced growth, there were shifts in our enrollment that we didn’t anticipate, which in turn caused changes in [...]

From Disconnect to Reconnect

The 3 Fs That Don’t Equal Failure

By Darlene Wilgus | May, 07 2021, 07:30 PM PT The past year has bent a traditional education system to the point of no return. So when I hear school leadership posturing around the idea of returning to a normal fall of 2021 start, I am mystified. Does that mean no social distancing, masks required, [...]

The 3 Fs That Don’t Equal Failure

Spring Forward

March has always signaled the beginning of the planning process for the upcoming school year. Leadership changes, budget, staffing, master calendar, senior activities for high schools, and spring break with the promise of time to hit refresh. However, this past March has had a slinky sort of rhythm, at least on the West coast, and [...]

Spring Forward