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Institutions today are much farther ahead than they were over a decade ago. They’re really looking to adopt technologies to improve the way they’re teaching and working. We’re seeing a lot lower barriers on wanting to adopt new technologies. In fact, many schools are actually taking the lead and want to start looking at new technologies to figure out the best ways to engage with their students.
Founder of Blackboard & CEO of Class.com
We have a huge spreadsheet where any time someone submits a homework assignment we update the spreadsheet. And every two weeks we look through the spreadsheet and we create an aggregate score of engagement based on how many homework assignments they submitted, how many zoom minutes have they attended, how engaged are they on Circle (our community platform) etc. And for the bottom 20% of people or those who haven't done anything at all, we send them a little nudge. We see you haven’t posted. Is there anything we can do to help?
Part-time YouTuber Academy
Achieving good student outcomes is less about teaching technical content and more about harnessing their motivation and inspiration to do something.
Former CEO of Galvanize, Maker Square, and Hack Reactor
And I think that's what really builds continuity and engagement over time: is making the community stronger…From there, I think the gold standard for education is personalized learning at scale.
Ops & Community Manager at Skillful