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Mastery and Blended Learning: A Teacher’s Perspective

I lagged behind at school. It was excruciating; teachers would single me out to solve problems that I knew everyone but me could solve. I later asked myself: if the teacher knew I couldn’t solve the problem, why did they put me on the spot? Why wasn’t the time devoted to practice and mastery? When did math become a public demonstration that a student passes or fails? Why did I have to sit through lessons that I wasn’t ready to learn? (more…)

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How Technology Has Had a Positive Impact in the Classroom

By Chigozie Nnodim

According to a 2014 Pew Research Study, 58% of American adults have a smartphone, 32% own an e-reader, and 42% own a tablet; people are adapting to new and emerging forms of technology, and the use of technology has become such a big part of the world we live in that many jobs that traditionally did not require the use of technology are now incorporating it. As Kevin C. Costley stated in his essay, The Positive Effects of Technology on Teaching and Student Learning, “We are an evolving technological society and in many ways have become dependent on its use. Thus, the use of technology, and teaching students… to use it, has become a high priority in… public schools.”

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ONEder Transition Curriculum

ONEder Transition Curriculum

Do you ever wonder why we still use pencil and paper to deliver transition content? Students use technology, and they’re preparing for a world that requires technology skills. So, shouldn’t their learning be technology-based? ONEder Academy, the nation’s leading blended curriculum suite, was designed to meet the needs of today’s student. (more…)

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Now hiring Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer’s Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience managing teams of R&D personnel and IT budgets of $250K
  • 5 years of experience closely working with the following technologies:  Advanced software programming (C++, C#, and JavaScript) is required with a focus on data structures, real-time programming, speech recognition, and web and cloud-based technology. Also requires familiarity with Microsoft technologies such as Azure hosting, SQL databases, No-SQL big-data storage, queues, data transformation and analysis services, as well as a strong understanding of the open-source cross-platform Apache Cordova framework, using advanced device plugins and single-page HTML/JavaScript/CSS application code.

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