For educators, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a lot of uncertainty on the upcoming fall semester. When so many methods for continuing education during this pandemic are so new to educators and students alike, with developing digital infrastructures trying to match the strain, it can be hard to know whether the tools supporting learning are actually working or not. How should educators approach gathering, analyzing, and acting on the education data they’re pulling from students during the pandemic, and what tools are available in the first place?

On this MarketScale videostream, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin sat down with two professionals from Renaissance, a pre-K—12 assessment and practice software company, helping educators deliver math and reading growth for students: Dr. Katie McClarty, vice president of research and design, and Gene Kerns, vice president and chief academic officer. McClarty and Kerns pull from their conversations with educators on where the biggest planning pain points are for future curriculum. The two guests break down…

  1. How the current murkiness for the future of in-class education is impacting educators
  2. What sorts of data and feedback should educators be looking for from students to inform where to pick up in the fall
  3. Which at-home assessment strategies have been most successful
  4. Whether remote education methodologies will inform future in-person education