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Renaissance Blog

Shareable tips and insightful thoughts on K–12 education from Renaissance teams and educational leaders from Australia and around the world.

July 11, 2018

What is personalised learning?

By: Renaissance US team “Personalised learning refers to instruction in which the pace of learning and the instructional approach are optimised for the needs of each […]
August 11, 2017

What is student agency?

By: Renaissance US team Student agency refers to learning through activities that are meaningful and relevant to learners, driven by their interests, and often self-initiated with […]
July 19, 2017

Understanding the ‘Challenge’ of ‘Reading To’

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK Very often when we talk about engendering a love for reading from a young age, the temptation can […]
February 16, 2017

How to use AR quizzes for whole class reading

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK As part of my role here at Renaissance, I’m very fortunate to be able to visit schools and […]
January 23, 2017

Reading Goldmines

By: Margaret Allen, Strategic Education Manager, Renaissance UK I’ve long been an advocate of charity shops being an absolute goldmine when it comes to finding amazing […]
November 14, 2016

Don’t judge a book by its colour (band)

By: Julie King, Reading Support Teacher, UK Having taught in primary schools for over 20 years, Julie King has seen her fair share of early reading approaches and […]
August 12, 2014

Vygotsky and Gita explore the ZPD’s social side

By: Jan Bryan, EdD, Vice President, National Education Officer, Renaissance US I want to tell you about a person who has been described in many ways: […]
March 13, 2014
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New approaches in supporting struggling readers

By: Gene M. Kerns, PhD, Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, Renaissance USA In his work, Understanding Common Core State Standards, John Kendall cautions that under Common […]
February 27, 2014
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Catch kids before they fall

By: Laurie Borkon, Vice President of Government Affairs, Renaissance USA I believe that education is the only way to social justice. That belief led me to […]