June 2, 2021

How Project-Based Learning closes the achievement gap among minority students

Dr. Caesar Mickens, Centric Learning’s Director of Professional Learning and Innovation, shared his thoughts on how project-based learning can eliminate the achievement gap between minority students, students of color, economically disadvantaged and white students. “This gap has existed for decades, but only recently it has been given more attention because of the learning laws due to the pandemic”, says Dr Mickens, saying that a study that the American Institute for […]
May 19, 2021

What is the key to engaging opportunity students?

Glen Taylor, Co-CEO of Centric Learning, spoke recently about engagint opportunity students. “I think one of the key factors in working with opportunity youth is creating a very student-centered, authentic caring, environment”. He mentions that Centric Learning has taken the time to think through and identify what are the key barriers that students might face from from a variety of different factors. “Sometimes they’re multiple years behind educationally, so we […]
April 14, 2021

Tom Watkins on the Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Accelerate Learning

School districts across the country are receiving new COVID relief funding. How should they wisely invest the funds? Technology, infrastructure, and teacher training are three areas that former Michigan State Superintendent Tom Watkins believes should be a priority. Watkins joined Voices of eLearning to discuss this topic and his career. Besides being Centric Learning’s Educational Advisor, Watkins served as state superintendent and led the Detroit-Wayne Mental Health Authority. Now he’s a global education and business […]
March 16, 2021

Why Project Based Learning

Dr. Caesar Mickens Jr, our Director of Professional Learning and Innovation, talks about why Project-Based Learninng is so important for the present and the future of education. I work with school districts around the country, urban school districts, rural school districts… I’m currently working with quite a few of them and what I found by looking at the data is that over two-thirds of the students in many of these […]
March 5, 2021

Maria Topliff talks about virtual learning and the future of education

Our Director of Instruction and Curriculum, Maria Topliff, was invited to talk about the future of education in the US at The Prospecting Show podcast, with Dr. Connor Robertson from Syntacz. In the podcast, Connor interviews small business owners, sales people and health professionals who excel in their field. The goal is to showcase the talents of people around the world who excel at what they do. Listen to the […]
February 16, 2021

The power of online learning

Maria Topliff, our Director of Instruction and Curriculum, talks about the power of online learning, and how it can offer great opportunities for students and teachers when done right. First of all, I have an amazing group of instructors here at Centric. Our teachers really have the students’ best interests at the center of everything. Not only academically, but also emotionally. It is our goal to truly reach out and […]
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