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The field of education is constantly innovating as schools across the country search for the best ways to improve learning for each student. On the TLA Blog, The Learning Accelerator team and guest experts investigate and help you navigate the latest research, commentary, and useful tools to push the field forward.

Using Data to Advocate for Equitable Practices

by Violet Ford on August 28 2023

“When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.” – John Lewis At The Learning Accelerator (TLA), we are working to advance a research-informed vision for...

Examining Power Across Remote Organizations

by Shanice Maxwell and Stephen Pham on July 10 2023

Before COVID-19, remote work was the exception, not the rule. Working in person was the standard, and guidance on developing organizational culture was limited to in-person environments, including work focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion...

3 Ways to Improve Accessibility in Virtual Learning Environments

by Nate Kellogg on June 30 2023

For students with disabilities, accessibility is a critical issue, but technology has played a significant role in improving access and working to ensure all students get what they need. Given assistive technology’s effect on improving...

Asking the Right Questions to Improve Equity in Virtual & Hybrid Learning

by Nate Kellogg on June 27 2023

In working to prove their worth in an ever-changing education landscape, virtual and hybrid schools across the country are looking to hone their craft and make improvements. Over the past year at The Learning Accelerator (TLA), we have supported 20...

Welcoming a New TLA Team Member, Shanice Maxwell

by Lacey Gonzales on April 25 2023

As spring transitioned into full swing, we had some celebrating in order at The Learning Accelerator (TLA)! We welcomed Shanice Maxwell as the Associate Director, Talent, Culture, and DEI Initiatives at TLA. A former educator who brings her...

Big Ideas from Hop, Skip, Leapfrog: Leveraging technology to “do education differently” and focus on equity, social-emotional learning (SEL)

by Jilliam Joe on September 14 2021

Dr. Jilliam Joe is the Vice President of Learning Insights at LEAP Innovations. Jilliam has dedicated her career as an educational researcher to measuring effective teaching practices. At LEAP, she provides research and evaluation leadership for...
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