Louisiana’s Education Woes

Louisiana is currently experiencing an education crisis, but sadly it’s not surprising news. Despite its best attempts to improve academic achievement since 1999, the state has once again ranked poorly in several reports this year. Education Week’s Quality Counts and U.S. News and World Report each ranked Louisiana 49th in the nation, while WalletHub ranked […]

CuroGens Learning to Join Expert Panel at The Advocacy Group Annual Education Forum

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[October 2017] CuroGens Learning Founder and CEO Jesper Kehlet will take part in an education forum at The Advocacy Group (TAG) Annual General Meeting on October 19, 2017. Kehlet will join an expert panel to discuss ideas regarding education reform with education advocates and government relations professionals. With the presentation, Kehlet aims to educate influencers […]

Release: CuroGens Learning to Present at 2017 World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education

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[July 2017] Education technology company CuroGens Learning, along with representatives from the government of Greenland and the European Union’s Erasmus+ educational program, will present a workshop at the 2017 World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WIPCE) in Toronto, Ontario on Friday, July 28. The workshop, titled “The Learning Paradigm Shift,” will be presented by Søren […]

Case Study: European Union Aims to Realign Needs of Student and Teacher in Digital Age

[July 2017] Having grown up with computers, Google and smartphones, students of the millennial generation and younger are very comfortable with the concept of learning via technology. In contrast, traditional pedagogy has not kept pace with the possibilities information technology can offer. Declining graduation rates suggest that a disconnect in learning preferences vs the reality […]

Case Study: Dropout Recovery Pilot Program in Denmark on Track for 83% Graduation Rate

[July 2017] Gladsaxe Municipality near Copenhagen, Denmark provides free secondary school academic training for students over the age of 18 who have either dropped out or not earned an equivalent secondary diploma or certificate. CuroGens Learning was contracted in August 2016 to begin a 1-year pilot program to help adult dropouts learn compulsory math and Danish […]

In the News: Slim Education Choices for Low Income

[June 2017] Where should you live if you have a tight budget, but want your students to perform well in school? There aren’t many options, according to Education Cities and Great Schools. In the 300 U.S. cities with the largest school-age populations, only about 500 schools (or around 4 percent) have students from low-income families who […]

In the News: Ten Questions for Prospective Teachers

[June 2017] If you’re thinking about going into education, get ready for one of the most exhausting, yet fulfilling jobs on the planet! Here are 10 questions to answer as you consider heading into this career path: Can you manage customer service? Teaching is a customer service job like no other because ultimately, you are […]

How CuroGens Learning Works within The Zone of Proximal Development

[June 6, 2017] Most educators are familiar with The Zone of Proximal Development or ZPD, as developed by Soviet psychologist Lev Vygotsky. It is defined, quite simply, as the difference between what a learner can do without help and what he or she can do with help. Per Vygotsky, each student should be given the […]

In the News: What Is Inquiry-Based Learning?

Inquiry-based learning is more than asking a student what he or she wants to know. It’s a teaching method that triggers curiosity. When used properly, it fosters a more engaging, enthusiastic experience for the student—which in turn makes the teaching process easier for the instructor. It’s quite typical that when an instructor asks a student, […]

In the News: A Guide for Teachers to Understand Their Students’ Cultures

[April 6, 2017] Educators are constantly challenged to examine their own cultural beliefs, values and biases. Learning about other cultures, and those of your students, should be part of that process. Here is a six-step quick guide to exploring and respecting the cultural backgrounds of your students, as written by Matthew Lynch of theedadvocate.org: 1. […]