In 2020, COVID-19 brought a dramatic change to the world of education. As the virus spread across the globe and the country, schools needed to make an overnight change in how teaching and learning occurred. Schools and educators were tasked with quickly developing virtual learning solutions in order to prevent a gap in student learning during the pandemic. In 2021, schools and educators can reflect on the lessons learned from the pandemic and look ahead to the future of education.
REX Academy provides educators with fully-developed computer science curriculum. Utilizing the lessons on topics such as coding, cybersecurity or STEM activities, educators have the ability to provide students with lessons that are able to be completed remotely or in a classroom. Having a fully prepared curriculum that has the capability of allowing students to work at their own pace and follow their personal interests, while providing instructors with data and analytics on student progress, ensures schools and educators that the quality of student learning is remaining rigorous, engaging and innovative, even during unprecedented periods of time.
When considering the current shortage of computer science teachers, the shift towards online learning in education and the uncertain future of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools using the learning management system provided by REX Academy are able to provide stability for parents and students. Parents can rest assured that their students are learning computer science topics and skills that are up-to-date and aligned with industry trends and standards. Students will remain engaged in learning, even when working remotely or away from the classroom. Teachers will be able to monitor student progress and provide individualized lesson plans based on student interest and mastery.
The COVID-19 pandemic demonstrated the need for rigorous and engaging online education. Utilizing fully developed curriculum within a learning management system, such as the one REX Academy offers for computer science, is a method of ensuring that quality education is provided for all students even when schools and educators are called upon to pivot during unprecedented times.