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Thank you, teachers: A few tweets from your former students at Insight

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation week, the Insight team would like to extend our.

#ThankATeacher: Gratitude for Our Teachers

Research tells us that there is no greater school-related impact on student achievement than the.

EdTech Digest Awards: myCore and Insight founders selected as finalists

The finalists for the fourth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools,.

Thank You, Teachers!

We are grateful for teachers every day, but this week is a special time to recognize their amazing.

Professional Development

ADVANCEfeedback™ wins new outstanding education technology product award from Tech & Learning

We are thrilled to share that ADVANCEfeedback™ has been recognized as a new outstanding educational.

Together we can fuel great teaching

When Insight was founded, my mission was to create an organization that moved the needle on student.

Does video make classroom observation and feedback processes better and more meaningful?

When it comes to the use of video technology in observations, educators have had a lot of.

Launch of our sister company: Insight ADVANCE

Last month, we announced the launch of our new sister company, Insight ADVANCE. This is an exciting.

Why establishing common CCSS instructional practice expectations is paramount

A few of us from Insight just got back from a great week with our charter friends at the California.

Cameras in the Classroom: What One District is Doing It Right

We had a great time at the Georgia Association of Educational Leaders summer conference last week!

Professional Development

Recap: Why Video is Essential for All Educators in the Feedback Process

This post is excerpted from the recent Education Week article “Why Video Is Essential for All.

Professional Development

Top 3 blogs about video observation

Between groundbreaking new research, developments in technology, and policy reform, 2015 was a big.

Instructional Coaching

What you may have missed in 2015: Our top 3 blogs for school leaders

The turn of the calendar may only mark the unofficial halfway point of the school year, but this is.

Professional Development

Welcome Don Rescigno to the Insight ADVANCE Team

We are thrilled to announce that Don Rescigno has joined our team as President of Insight ADVANCE.

Professional Development

Meeting the Challenge of College and Career Readiness

In October 2015, Insight had the fantastic honor of sponsoring a District Administration Leadership.

School Leadership

Welcome Jason Culbertson and Angela Ritchie to the Insight Team

We are thrilled to announce two key additions to Insight's leadership team. Jason Culbertson and.

Professional Development

We appreciate our teachers - A little love from the Insight Team

"A great teacher takes a hand, opens a mind, and touches a heart." - Author unknown

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

What you need to know about CAOs: A new resource from Education Week

Chief Academic Officers (CAOs) - or Chief Innovation Officers, Assistant Superintendents for.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Congratulations to EdWeek's 2015 Leaders to Learn From

Professional Development

Video in the Classroom: Capturing Teacher Growth on Camera

Though professional development is always at the forefront of most school leaders’ minds, it’s hard.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

myCore™ Wins a CODiE for Best Professional Learning Solution in Education

We are thrilled to announce that myCore™, our Common Core lesson planning and sharing platform,.

School Leadership

Making Time for Observation in Teacher Evaluation

It’s been almost two years since the Teacher Effectiveness and Accountability for the Children of.

myCore wins top honors in 2014 EdTech Digest awards (plus is a SIIA CODiE finalist!)

We're thrilled to announce that Insight's cloud-based Common Core lesson planning and coaching.

Check it out: Insight's new growth-centered platform for managing observation & feedback process

We're thrilled to announce the launch of ADVANCEfeedback™, a platform for teachers and school.

California Charter School Conference - Here we come!

It's one of our favorite times of year. It's California education conference season! Last weekend,.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

7 Indicators of a High-Quality Transition to the Common Core

A few months ago, we partnered with the Aspen Institute, Student Achievement Partners, and Targeted.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

We're hiring! [A marketing coordinator, a finance manager and a few curriculum writers who know Common Core]

Insight is growing and we're hiring! We've got a number of exciting opportunities available and.

Professional Development

EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit - Here we come!

We're honored and excited to be one of 30 companies chosen to present at the EdSurge Tech for.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Aligning Teacher Evaluation and the Common Core State Standards - Voice from the Field

Professional Development

Another lesson in implementing the CCSS: Remember this is new

Here's another lesson in our "Implementing the Common Core" series from Insight Education's Dr..

Professional Development

Implementing the Common Core: Support your teachers in multiple ways

Here's another lesson in our "Implementing the Common Core" series from Insight's Dr. Michael Moody.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Common Core Transition Guides for School-Level Leaders & Teachers

The Aspen Institute, together with Education First, Insight Education Group, Student Achievement.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Implementing the Common Core: Determine your curriculum

Last week, Insight's Dr. Michael Moody and Syracuse Superintendent Sharon Contreras led a.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Implementing the Common Core: Set goals and monitor progress - frequently

Image courtesy of We're excited to have a guest blog post today on.

Professional Development

Syracuse City School District: A Case Study in Teacher & School Leader Effectiveness

We're excited to partner again with Syracuse City School District (SCSD) for this upcoming school.

Instructional Coaching

The Role of Video in Teacher Observations: Are we ready? - Vote for us @SXSWEdu

Insight is headed to SXSWedu in March 2014 - and we'd love to do our really cool panel called "The.

Professional Development

Interview with Dr. Michael Moody: Good professional development, Common Core, and technology

Recently, Edtech Digest's Victor Rivero sat down with our very own Dr. Michael Moody, Insight's.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

NCSC13 Session: Aligning the Common Core State Standards, Teacher Evaluation and Effectiveness

Thanks to the many of you who attended our breakout session last week at the National Charter.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

Teacher Evaluation and the Common Core

It seems as if the only two things we are discussing in education circles these days are teacher.

Rabbit Holes...

WARNING, this is a rabbit hole we may not get out of in this blog entry.

Getting the biggest bang for our buck

Lengthen the school day. Extend the school year. Provide more extracurricular activities..

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

And the Oscar Goes to...Mrs. Olson!

I like watching movies. If I had a week to do absolutely nothing, I'd probably go to a movie at.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

A Tireless Teacher: Plan, Teach, Adjust, Repeat

The Department of Education caught some heat a week or so ago when the following Mao Zedong quote.

A Sense of Urgency

In a new blog post from the Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, Andy Smarick writes:

Lessons from the Field

Last week, three of my colleagues and I presented at the California Charter School Association's.

To the teachers who take a stand

I was at five schools this week leading focus groups for teachers as we come to the end of their.

It's About the Questions!

If you’ve been in education for two days, you’ve probably come across tomes about effective.

Choreographing an Historic Dance

With Insight Education Group’s current Memphis City Schools partnership, we have been uniquely.

College-and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS)

The Promise of Common Core

Last week, I received one of the best notes that a teacher could wish for. A former student sent me.

What makes a teacher great?

What makes a great teacher? And how can we identify great teachers?

The Wonderful World of Ed Tech

It appears that teachers are in fact moving away from pen and paper or even Google Docs to plan.

Quiz Shows

The Jeopardy! Teen Tournament is in full swing. I'm surprised how often the guilty pleasure of.