Author Archives: jigsawlearns

Learning Loss – Part II – Why No Child Left Behind Was Enacted

Education is a continuously evolving field with new studies taking place, research-based curriculums being tested, and legislation being enacted on a regular basis. For administrators and teachers it can certainly feel like your role as an educator is constantly changing. … Read More

Diversity in Leadership – Part II – What Drives the DEI Movement

This is the second article in a three-part series about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). The first article presented a broad overview of what diversity in leadership is. This article will look at what drives companies to execute DEI initiatives … Read More

Diversity in Leadership – Part I

This is the first article in a three-part diversity and inclusion series that focuses specifically on diversity in leadership. While the growing emphasis on the need for diversity and inclusion in the workplace is a positive trend in the right … Read More

Learning Loss in the Classroom and How It’s Shaping Legislation – Part I

If you’ve read any headlines or scrolled through any social media accounts this past year, you’ve become familiar with the hottest topic in education—learning loss. Blazoned on the front page of every news website and getting shared around the internet … Read More

Educational Equity – Part 3 – 5 Important Steps Schools Can Take to Reach Educational Equity for All Students

If you ask any teacher or administrator to confirm that all students should receive the resources and support they need to be successful academically, you would hear a resounding, yes. After years and multiple educational studies, we know that simply … Read More

Learning Ecosystems – Part 3 – How Learning Ecosystems Benefit Companies

In this final article in our series about Learning Ecosystems (LE), we will focus on how learning ecosystems help companies grow by improving employee recruitment, retention, and growth. Recruitment Would it surprise you to learn that 77% of employees across … Read More

Educational Equity – Part 2 – 7 Reasons the COVID-19 Pandemic Disproportionately Affected Students of Color

Professionals in the education industry feared that a huge learning loss would result from the COVID-19 pandemic. And with the release of the latest standardized test scores, that has definitely proven to be the case. Of particular note is how … Read More

Learning Ecosystems – Part 2 – Technology’s Role in the Learning Ecosystem

The trend toward remote work and virtual solutions for typical work functions is not slowing, and we have no reason to believe it will reverse even when the current pandemic crisis ends. In fact, a Gartner CFO survey indicates that … Read More

Educational Equity – Part 1 – What Is Educational Equity

While there’s never a shortage of hot topics in the world of education, perhaps the hottest topic to gain traction over the last few years is educational equity. Teachers and administrators have long known that equity is a huge contributing … Read More

Learning Ecosystems – Part 1 – What is a Learning Ecosystem?

This is the first article in a series about learning ecosystems (LEs). Using a milk-before-meat approach, we’ll lay the groundwork for the following discussions by giving a general overview about what a learning ecosystem comprises, why it is important to … Read More