How Competency-Based Learning Supports Culturally Responsive Curriculum

January 14, 2019

With that equity-focused ideology underpinning CBL, the environment is ripe to incorporate culturally responsive curriculum. Chris Sturgis, formerly of Competency Works, recently wrote, “There are so many practices that are valuable in culturally responsive education that are either the same or similar enough to make personalized learning become a catalyst for racial equity.”

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Bloc

With over 500,000 unfilled tech jobs in the US, traditional classroom education has proven unable to deliver enough talent for our increasingly tech-driven economy. Simultaneously, most people cannot quit their jobs to sit in a classroom to acquire the skills they need, so we've created an online alternative that’s just as effective and more accessible.Founded in 2011, Bloc is addressing the tech skills gap for career-minded adults with highly structured remote training programs in software development and design. As the original “online coding bootcamp” with over 5,000 cumulative students around the world, Bloc collects direct input from engineering and design hiring managers to offer cutting-edge training programs with a 97% success rate for graduates.

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Working With eLearning Vendors: The Why, How, And What

Infographic | December 19, 2019

They help you focus on your core business. Stick to your core competencies. Investing in an in-house eLearning development team is an additional expense that can be avoided when you decide to outsource eLearning development. They have expertise in eLearning development. Having spent years perfecting the various mechanisms involved in designing and developing eLearning courses, eLearning vendors have the required expertise.

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Is Social Media Ruining Students?

Infographic | February 6, 2020

There’s no doubt that social media has had a huge impact on the lives of students, but what ‘s less clear is whether this impact has been good or bad. An infographic by Online Education that looks at the pros and cons of a national student body that is embedded in social media.

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3 Ways to Promote Equity in the Classroom

Infographic | March 17, 2020

Flexibility is the key to providing an equitable learning environment—one in which every student feels comfortable, valued and fully included in all aspects of learning. Discover how you can make this happen at your school or district today.

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5 Tips for Coaching Employees and Providing Feedback

Infographic | June 13, 2022

Create a safe environment. Help them define and verbalize their answers, directions, and actions

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Why Should Your School Have An App?

Infographic | March 3, 2020

Your own app helps you manage multiple classes instead of relying on chat platforms that make communication clutter. Parents and teachers can communicate better by sharing posts, comments, and likes. Your own app will create a lot of structure in communication. It becomes easy to send individual class timetables to specific class groups for parents to view online. No more printing and wasting paper. Your app gives you control over collecting payments safely. You will also be able to send reminders on payment dues and confirm receipt from parents.

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The Power Of Visuals In Online Learning

Infographic | April 7, 2020

The human brain processes visuals 60,000 times faster than text. In fact, it takes only 13 milliseconds for the brain to process an image. Visuals are more likely to be stored in our long-term memory, leading to better retention. According to a study, after 3 days, people retain.

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Bloc

With over 500,000 unfilled tech jobs in the US, traditional classroom education has proven unable to deliver enough talent for our increasingly tech-driven economy. Simultaneously, most people cannot quit their jobs to sit in a classroom to acquire the skills they need, so we've created an online alternative that’s just as effective and more accessible.Founded in 2011, Bloc is addressing the tech skills gap for career-minded adults with highly structured remote training programs in software development and design. As the original “online coding bootcamp” with over 5,000 cumulative students around the world, Bloc collects direct input from engineering and design hiring managers to offer cutting-edge training programs with a 97% success rate for graduates.

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