Shaped

A community-driven blog supporting educators, building lifelong learners, and shaping the future of education.

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  • Using Data to Individualize Instruction

    Using Data to Individualize Instruction

    Find out ways to use data to individualize instruction for special education students.

    Dr. Suzanne Jimenez
    Director of Academic Planning and Data Analytics at HMH

    May 02, 2022

  • Technology and Personalized Learning

    Technology and Personalized Learning

    Discover the benefits of technology and personalized learning in the classroom—and digital tools that can automate the personalized learning process.

    Aoife Dempsey
    Senior Vice President Product Management, HMH

    April 01, 2022

  • Formative Reading Assessment & Usable Data

    Formative Reading Assessment & Usable Data

    Formative reading assessments measure what students have learned so far—and the data help inform teachers’ instruction.

    Francie Alexander
    Chief Research Officer, HMH

    January 28, 2022

  • The Fun of Learning: Gamification in Education

    The Fun of Learning: Gamification in Education

    This article breaks down the question, what is gamification in education? Gamification of learning means that educators apply game design elements to an educational setting.

    Richard Blankman
    Shaped Editor

    January 28, 2022

  • 11 Education Trends to Watch in 2022

    11 Education Trends to Watch in 2022

    We asked ed leaders from across the country to weigh in on education trends for 2022. Here's what they had to say.

    Brenda Iasevoli
    Shaped Editor

    January 20, 2022

  • Using Math 180 to Accelerate Math Learning for All

    Using Math 180 to Accelerate Math Learning for All

    Math 180 is a math intervention program for students in grades 5 and up. Find out how to use the math program to accelerate math learning for all students.

    Brenda Konicke
    Director of Professional Learning at Math Solutions

    January 12, 2022

  • Research Insights: Online and Blended Coaching

    Research Insights: Online and Blended Coaching

    Research suggests that online coaching has several strengths, including lowering costs while increasing scalability, which makes it overall effective.

    Dr. Grant Atkins
    Education Research Director, Professional Services

    October 28, 2021

  • The New Era of Education Is High-Tech and High-Touch

    The New Era of Education Is High-Tech and High-Touch

    We can recover and transition into a new post-pandemic instructional model that fuses the power of technology with the tried-and-true social gathering of the classroom.

    John "Jack" Lynch
    President, Chief Executive Officer, and Director, HMH

    October 06, 2021

  • Podcast: Creating Classroom Content Worth Watching with CJ Reynolds

    Podcast: Creating Classroom Content Worth Watching with CJ Reynolds

    Meet CJ Reynolds, a high school teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By creating the teacher YouTube channel Real Rap with Reynolds, he has discovered that what might be ordinary for his classroom, may be someone else's extraordinary.

    Ali Habashi
    Shaped Editor

    March 09, 2021

  • 8 Education Trends to Watch in 2021

    8 Education Trends to Watch in 2021

    We asked ed leaders from across the country to weigh in on education trends for 2021. Here's what they had to say.

    Brenda Iasevoli
    Shaped Editor

    January 14, 2021

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