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Students using computers at Rocketship's Learning Lab.

Silicon Valley Execs Funnel $3 million into Rocketship

Silicon Valley executives — CEOs and COOs of companies like Netflix, Facebook, and Skype — have funneled $3 million to Rocketship Education this year that will be used to refine its sophisticated software system. The money will be spent to improve four components of Rocketship’s computer software: assessment of students, the way it generates learning … Continue reading Silicon Valley Execs Funnel $3 million into Rocketship →

Tina Barseghian

Five Lessons Learned from a New Charter School

  The Rocketship network of charter Schools in San Jose is fairly new — the first school just opened in 2007. But from an observer’s perspective, a few lessons can be pulled from the way the young network has engineered the design of the school system. Can these ideas be applied to any school, whether … Continue reading Five Lessons Learned from a New Charter School →

Students spend 30 to 45 minutes reading at their own level in the Reading Center.

Hybrid Learning Comes to Life at Rocketship

Sintia Marquez in Rocketship’s Learning Lab, where she uses adapative technology that moves at her level. When it comes to a student’s education, expectation is everything. What parents and educators expect from each student, and what she expects from herself, has a tremendous effect on how a student fares in school. For Sintia Marquez, a … Continue reading Hybrid Learning Comes to Life at Rocketship →

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