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Educational Operations
In Summit Reflections, educators review tools that they have seen at an EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. Summit Reflections can only be completed onsite at the event; reviewers are incentivized to leave reviews.
Kevin, Supt/Principal. School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, 1:1 Devices
Jul 26, 2016

full starfull starfull starfull starno star Advocate

Usage: Students in grades 7 and 8 would be able to select courses as electives. We are small and this would help engage students.

Strengths: Varied courses, courses seem complete and include visuals. Customization is possible.

Suggestions for Improvement: Add more courses that are STEM related and Career tech. More options for adding ORR

Verdict: Seems complete and offers a variety of courses that would nicely supplement the curriculum, especially for small schools like our.

Dir Of Quality, School Type: High School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population, Project Based School, College Prep School, 1:1 Devices, Blended Learning
Jul 26, 2016

full starfull starfull starfull starno star Advocate

Usage: I would use it for catalog expansion - to offer other classes we don't offer, or to cover when we have a long term sub

Strengths: Helps expand our course offerings, could help when we have a teacher vacancy

Suggestions for Improvement: I don't know what the quality of curriculum is. I wonder if it integrates with our SIS or Schoolzilla.

Verdict: It could fill a need for certain students

Bruce, Instructional Technologist. School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, High School
Jul 26, 2016

full starfull starfull starno starno star Neutral

Usage: Would use this with one of our school systems that has been exploring platforms supporting personalized learning approaches. To learn from, compare, consider for use.

Strengths: Strengths include its ability to integrate with other systems and to organize and mediate participation in online and/or blended courses. It begins to shift learning from time-based to competency-based dynamics, and appears to provide clear analytics regarding participation and progress.

Suggestions for Improvement: Not enough exposure to comment at this time.

Verdict: Didn't see enough to truly understand the range and depth of functionality and all the benefits of this solution. Would need more exposure/experience with it to know whether to recommend or advocate it.

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