Schmechnology is wonderful, however we’re not really expertise pushed. I’ve written earlier than about our wonderful expertise, however when it comes proper right down to it, we might do that with none fancy web doo-hickeys or shiny e-options. We couldn’t, nevertheless, do that with out our fantastic, human, academics.
Our expertise affords us the flexibility to current our course materials with relative ease. It permits us to current a visually pleasing interface. It permits us to maintain monitor of scholars and their grades. It permits us so as to add interactive quizzes, colourful diagrams and embedded slide-shows. It permits us a safe place to permit college students entry to their assignments. None of that issues with out the people concerned within the course of.
With out the academics, our programs are merely lists of assignments. Our programs current a complete take a look at writing at many various ranges. They’ve some enjoyable, interactive touches, however nothing technically corresponding to an automatic instructional program like Time4Learning.
Time4Learning gives automated built-in studying, scholar paced, for 4 topics on a month-to-month foundation. Time4Learning teaches many points of language arts together with many areas that assist with writing comparable to grammar, punctuation, phrase alternative, and vocabulary. There’s additionally writing observe with writing prompts utilizing the Time4Learning writing software program (Odyssey Author) which focuses on instructing the writing course of (Planning, Writing, Revising, Proofreading). However, the grading and suggestions on the writing is left to the dad and mom who’re helped by being given grading rubriques (eg standards).
All that is simply to say how essential the human factor is to our program. The academics characterize the true worth of our program. With out them, we’re only a bunch of fancy web doo-hickeys and glossy e-options.