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LearningBond Works To:

  • Support organizations to build and implement education innovations including media and technology integration, project-based learning, authentic, adaptive, and portfolio assessments, and teacher professional development,
  • Deploy a comprehensive knowledge of the education industry and the public education system enabling analysis of market opportunities, guidance of start ups, partnership, merger and acquisition activities,
  • Collaborate with a network of talented, experienced education, technology, business, and assessment experts,
  • Promote a transformation of learning, accelerating learning innovation, reaching more students with more effective and delightful learning.

Highlights

  • Founding of Teacher Universe to support teachers with online teacher professional development, assessment, media and hands-on curriculum.
  • Development and deployment of online computer adaptive teacher assessment for the state of Georgia.
  • Kaplan test preparation redesign to prepare students for computer adaptive tests.
  • Development and deployment of online GALAXY Classroom elementary hands-on science program, with simulations, online communications with characters, and a focus on collaborative learning.
  • Consultation to the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards on the use of the video and portfolio assessment model for teacher evaluation.
    Support of the network of Expeditionary Learning Schools to develop online support for teachers and schools in intensive teacher professional development, project-based learning curriculum, publishing of student work, and advanced usage of assessment.
  • Integration of NBC Learn media into core curriculum for districts in Texas and California and the state of Delaware.
  • Work with operating non-profits, foundations, districts, and for-profits to develop collaborative proposals for education reform grants.
  • Development of programs, websites, social media, online systems for Awesome Stories, the First Unitarian Church of Honolulu and Parents for Public Schools-Hawaii.
  • Lifetime dedication to cross-curricular, project-based, collaborative learning emphasizing technology, assessment, media, science and the arts.

Education Articles

by Deborah Bond-Upson