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Company Integration Milestones: How Our Work Behind the Scenes is Focusing on Teaching and Learning

Company Integration Milestones: How Our Work Behind the Scenes is Focusing on Teaching and Learning

At Illuminate, we bring teachable moments to light. That’s a lofty goal. So, how does our work of integrating a range of platforms and software capabilities actually impact teachers and students? Let’s explore what it means through two examples. Personalized Review Assignments (PRA) As with any review of assessment data, teachers are faced with the question: “Now what?” … Continue reading Company Integration Milestones: How Our Work Behind the Scenes is Focusing on Teaching and Learning

Introducing Our New Paper-Grading Solution: Lightning Grader

Introducing Our New Paper-Grading Solution: Lightning Grader

The story of Lightning Grader starts in the classroom. As a seventh- and eighth-grade math teacher, I had a need to get student assessment data quickly to identify student’s strengths and weaknesses so I could adapt my instruction to increase their learning. As a math teacher, I ran into challenges with other edtech solutions in … Continue reading Introducing Our New Paper-Grading Solution: Lightning Grader

3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement

3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement

Someone once said that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. School improvement is a process that takes planning and careful attention. Just like any process, there are systematic ways to approaching and enhancing it. In today’s global economy, school improvement is essential to help people grow into all that they can be. … Continue reading 3 Keys to Unlocking School Improvement