The Best Free Back-To-School Apps

School is almost back in session! As teachers decorate their classrooms and prepare for a new school year, it’s the perfect time to find new tools and resources to help make this year even better than the last. Here’s a...

The e2L Blended Framework: A Journey of Growth

By Samantha Parker If you have read my fellow eGrowe coach, Robyn Scott’s, blog post on “Using the School Design Framework as the One Thing” you already understand how the engage2Learn Blended Framework incorporates the facilitation of 21st Century Life...

The e2L Process–Magnetized

The e2L Framework is known for helping in turnaround situations. While our partners have had impressive results in this area, the e2L Framework is also used to overhaul magnet programs. e2L’s work magnetizes a school’s growth. Our process helps districts...

The Four Tendencies and Training

By Jamie Zertuche and Ashley Guadarrama You are about to embark on a training journey! This training will be different. It will not be as teacher-directed as most training environments. You will be asked to self-assess, set goals, take risks, and...

The Importance of Culture

Or: Striving for a Mickey Mouse Operation by  Amanda Stephens Long before I had ever heard of organizational culture or began to consider its importance in developing an innovative workplace, I saw a sign on my college campus: the distinctive shape of...

The importance of executive coaching

Too often we hear that school districts struggle to recruit and retain stellar educators. After all, it’s teachers in the classroom who influence student achievement and growth – we need to invest in stellar teachers. So why do great teachers...

The Importance of Formative Feedback

By Kammi Green Why Formative Feedback? This summer I set a goal to run a half-marathon in 2 hours this coming December 2017. This  is a big goal for me, considering my fastest time is 2 hours and 15 minutes....

The Magical Power of Goal Setting

If you ask any teacher what he or she desires for their students, be ready for a heartfelt response. You might hear something like,  “I want my students to be self-directed, have great communication skills, master the content and grow...

The Science of Small Group Instruction

By Sonia Delgado The task of meeting the needs of students with varying abilities, attitudes, learning styles, perceptual modes, multiple intelligences, diverse languages and multicultural backgrounds is often our biggest challenge in the classroom. Planning and implementing small group instruction...

Time to learn! The e2L YouTube channel

Did you know that engage2learn has a YouTube channel? Our team regularly uploads videos that show the work of our great partners, who change the lives of students every day. Our channel also features interviews with superintendents, classroom tours with...

To Be or Not To Be An Entrepreneur

By Chris Everett It is interesting that in today’s society we have significantly elevated the idealism of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial capacities. Ultimately, there seems to be this assumed association between entrepreneurialism and all of the great thinking and doing qualities...

Welcome to e2L Studio!

Welcome to e2L Studio!  We hope that it will help make your job easier and more engaging! So here’s a question for you: what do you need from e2L Studio? Do you need a library of resources to bring in...

What A Bright 2017!

As 2017 draws to a close, it’s important to reflect and celebrate. It was a banner year for e2L, but more importantly, it was a great year for our partner districts and their learners! In honor of educators’ hard work,...

What do I do now?

You logged in to e2L Studio, and now you’re staring at the screen. So many options.  So much stuff.  Where should you even start? Today, we’d like to introduce the Learning Library in e2L Studio, your home for finding and...

What is a High Performance Culture?

When e2L partners with a district, we strive to create a High Performance Culture. But what exactly is a High Performance Culture (HPC)? Is all this talk about culture just fluff, or is there a measurable return on HPCs? Too...

What is social emotional learning (SEL)?

Education is a complex system. We want learners to emerge from public school with both hard facts and the Life Ready Skills that prepare them for both present and future challenges, inside and outside of the classroom. As we talk...

What is Your Environment Saying?

by Tracey Wallace Whether at school, work, or play, the environment has a huge impact on your experiences! Think about the last place you were when you had the “time of your life”! What made that experience so memorable? The...

What kind of leader are you?

Leaders are essential to running our schools effectively. However, leadership comes in many shapes and sizes. It’s important to understand your own leadership style as well as how to improve it. Take this quiz to see what kind of leader...

What kind of learner are you?

Everyone processes information differently, but there are three main categories of learners. The most common learner types are visual, auditory, and tactile. Your learner style will influence how you break down information as well as the best way to absorb...