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This blog shares ideas, research, and stories about PowerMyLearning students, teachers, and families. Learn about effective professional development for teachers, meaningful family engagement, personalized learning, and more.

Why We Need To Invest In Teachers

The Trump administration has proposed $2.4 billion in FY2018 cuts to one of the most important levers for improving the quality of education in the U.S.: professional development. The reason? “Funding is poorly targeted and supports practices that are not...

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How to Build a Strong Classroom Environment

When Mr. Freeman, a fourth grade teacher at Du Bois Integrity, began his first year of teaching last year, he experienced two challenges that are common to first-year teachers. Both these challenges related directly to his interest in making his classroom environment...

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Introducing The Rigor Project

According to the “Teachers Know Best” report from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, teachers are excited about personalized learning, but they have expressed concern that digital content is not rigorous enough. In speaking with educators across the country, the...

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