Leadership Voices

Go With the Plan: The American Rescue Plan Act and K-12 Education
April 30, 2021

While the typical woes surrounding education have tended to be around funding, now—with the American Rescue Plan Act—schools and district have the funds to reimagine modern learning to accelerate recovery from months of lost learning opportunities. 

Audio's Time to Sing
March 25, 2021

Audio is having its moment. That is, even before the start of the pandemic in 2019, audio usage—in terms of delivery vehicles such as streaming services and podcasts—has been dramatically on the rise. According to Tencent Music Entertainment, online music subscription increased by 70% during the first quarter of 2020.

Three Digital Learning Tools That Showcase Technology’s Potential
February 2, 2021

We are awash with products that aim to revolutionize the way all humans—not just students—learn. However, which of these will have meaningful impact, and which will simply be a quick flash in the pan?

A 2020 Lesson about Virtual Learning
December 28, 2020

I can’t say that I’ll miss 2020, but I’ll certainly remember the lessons this year has driven home about technology-use in education and how it  must prioritize students as active participants at the center of their learning.

K-12 Esports: Five Misconceptions, Addressed
November 30, 2020

Esports are here to stay, but so are the common arguments against them. In this post, we look at five misconceptions about esports, without dismissing the concerns. 

The Path to Empathy: Catching Up with Ms. Liz’s Allies
November 22, 2020

The classroom is a buzz of opinions. Teacher Liz Kleinrock tries to keep up, capturing the comments on an easel pad. What has gotten these fourth graders so engaged? The subject of systemic racism.

What Is the Difference Between Online, Blended, and Virtual Learning?
November 10, 2020

With a blended learning rotation model, educators have a flexible structure to personalize the learning experience for students. 

Esports in K-12: Five Popular Titles Reviewed
November 5, 2020

Through my lens as a math teacher,  I sat down to play some of the most popular esports titles. I looked for how coachable, playable, and yes, personally enjoyable I found these games. Watch my vlog!

15 Essential Future Proofing Strategies and “Do Now” Activities
October 8, 2020

Let’s get started and put on our designer hats to experience 15 essential “future proofing” and “do now” activities and strategies to inspire new critical thinking and reflection! 

Personas for an Unplanned Future of Learning
September 29, 2020

As a public service to the edtech industry, the team at Clarity Innovations published the first collection of personas we regularly turn to when working with clients new to the edtech market to help them understand the diverse roles in education, especially with the rapid shift to virtual, online, and hybrid delivery of teaching and learning.

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