SuperEval Blog

Is Hybrid Learning Here to Stay?

June 7th, 2021

The academic classroom model is centuries old. While some corporations have embraced remote workforces, and some online universities have carved a niche for themselves in the higher education space, ask any educator if two years ago they would have predicted even the possibility of permanently hybrid learning, and the vast majority would have been highly […]

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What Does School Administration Look Like in a Pandemic World?

August 21st, 2020

Today we have a very special guest blog by Susan Corrie, a former elementary building principal for the Clarence Central School District in Western New York. Susan has worked in education for over 35 years and works with PLS 3rd Learning, SuperEval’s parent company. We hope you enjoy her insight about the challenges that school […]

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What School Leaders Can Learn from COVID-19 and Why We Are Now Better Prepared for the Future

August 20th, 2020

There is light in darkness. You just have to find it. – Bell Hooks It is impossible not to acknowledge the significant challenges wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic over the past several months. Still, Bell Hooks’ comment on finding the light in the darkness reminds us to persevere, reflect, learn, and grow. For educators and […]

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A New Remote Learning Resource for Teachers

July 23rd, 2020

Steve Barkley Beings New Teacher-Centered Podcast! For the past 40 years, our PLS Classes partner, Steve Barkley has served as an education consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the future. […]

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The COVID Slump

July 21st, 2020

How can school leaders help facilitate a seamless transition back to learning this fall while making up for lost time? Studies show that over the summer months, when children are not in school, “those from under-resourced communities tend to lose roughly 30 percent of the gains they made in math during the school year and […]

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A Look at COVID-19 School Closures and Student Access to Food

June 16th, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to close their doors, not only did the necessary safety effort separate teachers from students, but it created a void for millions of students who rely on school-assisted meals. Every day, The National School Lunch Program serves over 30 million children, the School Breakfast Program feeds over 14.7 million […]

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How Schools are Supporting Students Without Access to Technology During COVID-19

May 12th, 2020

Digital transformation. This phrase has become as synonymous with our nation’s response to COVID-19 as social distancing. It is an all-encompassing phrase that refers to the shift to digital service and solution adoption to enable business continuity in the wake of nationwide shelter-in-place orders. Municipalities are rapidly migrating from paper-based to paperless citizen delivery models. […]

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Distance Learning Resources for School Leaders to Share with Teachers and District Parents

April 14th, 2020

A New Podcast for Parents, Distance Learning Educational Videos for Teachers and More In response to COVID-19 related school closures, school districts have gone through a complete transformation. With everything turned upside down, we’re here to help. You may be aware that SuperEval is a division of PLS 3rd Learning. PLS 3rd Learning is also […]

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Five Ways to De-Stress When You’re Working From Home

April 1st, 2020

Some people say they feel as if they are living in a movie. The streets of New York are empty, non-essential businesses have closed their doors, Broadway is dark, flights into and out of the country are almost non-existent, and as of today, 80% of Americans have been ordered not to leave their home except […]

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School Leaders Have Free Access to Wistia’s Video Hosting and Soapbox

March 25th, 2020

School leaders are facing a challenge they likely never even pondered: how do you help your teachers deliver instruction to their students without having any face-to-face contact with them? While your students are settling into at-home classrooms, parents are transitioning to work-from-home life and homeschooling — your teachers are looking for better ways to connect […]

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