It’s About Self-directed Learning

It’s About Self-directed Learning

“This is about students learning at their own pace, not working at their own pace.” – Summit San Jose Math Teacher   Three weeks into the school year, a student in our Optimized Learning math pilot raised his hand and said to a teacher, “I think I am behind.” That simple statement led to a larger conversation and a good look at this ninth grader’s schooling history.  When...

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Embarking on Year Two: Moving Beyond Blended Learning

Embarking on Year Two: Moving Beyond Blended Learning

“My biggest struggle in last year’s blended pilot was that while my students had such varying skill levels and learning gaps, I still had to teach to one pace. I kept thinking, ‘If I could only break down the walls…’” -Summit San Jose Math Teacher, Zack Miller This summer, we did. After successfully piloting our first blended program in math last year, we challenged ourselves...

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