Crank up the volume! Using Music for Learning Success

Read about using music for learning success at The Learning Counsel What does curriculum look like for today’s students? Ask them, and they’ll probably tell you it’s a combination of the same old textbooks, worksheets, web videos of a teacher at a chalkboard, or an online lesson with a text passage and questions. All too… Read More

Study: Math Augmentation Program Can Help Improve MAPs Scores

Read an action research paper by Julie Garcia studying the effectiveness of using Learning Upgrade as an augmentation program. From The Journal: As a teacher, I am always searching for an effective means to help close or eliminate gaps in my students’ learning. In recent years, my Algebra Readiness students have not reached optimal growth on Measures of Academic… Read More

See How Teachers Are Using Their Free License

If your students need support in math and reading but your district doesn’t have the budget to provide more resources, what can you do?   Two schools – one junior high and one elementary school – have come up with a creative solution to this common problem. They’re using free licenses offered by Learning Upgrade,… Read More

Common Core Doesn’t Have to be Scary for Special Educators

Learn why Common core doesn’t have to be scary for special educators at SmartBlog on Education! Preview: I can hear the fear in my colleagues’ voices when they talk about the Common Core State Standards. There is so much uncertainty surrounding the new standards and how to teach to them. The fear is even more… Read More