Education businesses need to be intentional about building relationships with people of color in their workforce, explains Kelli Doss, the chief talent and equity officer at Reading Partners.
A director of math and computer science instruction for the San Francisco schools calls for curriculum and assessment in the COVID era that address a broad array of students’ needs.
Managers need to be able to recognize when employees are being pushed to the limits and be aware of their own biases, says Jennifer Moss, an author and an award-winning journalist.
Districts are using emergency spending authority to purchase a broader array of products than they did during pre-COVID days, according to vendors.
The future of the science education is likely to be blend of hands-on and digital components, predicts Christine Anne Royce, the past president of the National Science Teaching Association.
San Diego’s school district has steered clear of diagnostic testing in favor of just-in-time learning focused on addressing student weaknesses, says Aly Martinez, a top math instructional coordinator.
Parents in the preschool market are becoming more “self-directed and intentional” in seeking out services, says Roderick Morris, the president of Lovevery.
For Nearpod CEO Pep Carrera, the upside to bringing his ed-tech product to Europe, the Middle East, and other foreign markets has far outweighed the risks.
Marlo Gaddis, the chief technology officer for North Carolina’s largest district, says systems like hers are looking for streamlined, simple technology during the coronavirus.
Curriculum has to be implemented with fidelity, and only strong professional development will accomplish that, says Nakia Hardy, the deputy superintendent of the Durham, N.C., schools.