The Problem It is no secret that the majority of education systems in America have not changed much in at least the past hundred years. Teachers and schools remain the gatekeepers of education (at least the education that schools feel is important), students progress along an age based track, and a partial understanding is often
Effective Social Change (Effective SC) is an organization devoted to using technology and process to encourage social growth.
As we see more and more technology attempting to make an impact on education, we often hear about fears that people have. Fears such as… They want technology to replace teachers. Technology can never really know students like a teacher can. Technology will reduce teaching memorization and to multiple choice assessments. Of course it would
Our Current Projects
A cloud-based solution for connecting learners to the learning activities they need and tracking their progress.
Competency-based learning management system with a user experience created and tested by Teachers.
An initiative to help different districts map their individual collections of competencies to one another for the purposes of easier finding of content and tracking of progress.