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Shaun McAlmont on the Steve Gruber Show

Originally aired on Steve Gruber Show – November 08, 2019 Shaun McAlmont, President of Career Readiness of K12, shares the future of the education system. Dr. McAlmont says, “when you introduce more exciting teaching methods and put them [students] in groups like they will be in modern work places and add industry mentors, it engages […]

Coastal Daybreak: Shaun McAlmont

Originally aired on Coastal Break – November 11, 2019 President of Career Readiness at K12, Shaun McAlmont, joins Coastal Break to talk about the future of education. Shaun explains that K12 provides an alternative learning environments. Dr. McAlmont shares that education has not changed in years and now we have different demographic. It is time […]

Shaun McAlmont on the Brain Mudd Show: The National Report Card

Originally aired on The Brain Mudd Show – November 8, 2019 Doctor Shaun McAlmont, President of Career Readiness at K12, shares his input on career readiness and education. Dr. McAlmont explains that if we want to teach the younger generation, we must use newer techniques to engage them in their learning. This makes learning more […]

When Will I Ever Need This?

Originally published in Parentology – November 8, 2019 We’ve all been there at some point or another during our teenage years — sitting in a calculus class we’ve been assigned, wondering: “When will I ever need math?” Or biology, French, English Literature… fill in the blank. Yes, the age-old question persists — will we ever […]

Talent Forward 2019: The Future of Work. Its Starts Now

K12’s Leilani M. Brown, Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, delivered closing remarks at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 2019 Talent Forward event in Washington, DC on October 24. K-12 education has not changed much over the last several decades. It certainly hasn’t kept pace with the change of business. Yet we as a […]

Teachers have important roles, no matter what side of the world they’re on

Originally published in The State – October 23, 2019 No matter where you are or where we come from, we all have the capacity to help someone else. As a health science teacher, my mission is to educate the next generation. So when an opportunity came up to travel to Micronesia and train nurses, I jumped […]

Teaching matters

Originally published in The Post and Courier – October 16, 2019 No matter where we are or where we come from, we all have the capacity to help someone else. As a health science teacher, my mission is to educate the next generation. So when an opportunity came up to travel to Micronesia and train […]

There’s More Than Two Paths to Success. Our K-12 System Should Reflect That.

Originally published in Townhall – October 12, 2019 New York City made waves in the education world when a group of experts selected by its mayor proposed eliminating gifted and talented programs. No matter what you think of this move, there’s no denying the issue it aims to address: our current education system reinforces inequality rather than […]

Finding academic success outside the classroom

Originally aired on KIDK-TV – October 15, 2019 Learning is something everyone does differently. Some learn best in a classroom, while others are distracted by their surroundings.  Now there is a way for students who don’t enjoy the traditional school-based experience to continue their education in Idaho.  The Idaho Technical Career Academy offers students in grades 9-12 […]