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INTERVIEW: Ryanne Bigelli, Principal at Harmony Township School

Finding the Right Differentiation Platform for New Jersey Classrooms

In this interview, Principal Ryanne Bigelli explains how her district is consistently addressing students’ diverse learning needs.

Ryanne Bigelli

Principal at Harmony Township School

In this interview, Principal Ryanne Bigelli explains how her district is consistently addressing students’ diverse learning needs.

Q: Why did Harmony initially partner with eSpark Learning?

We were impressed by the individualized instruction and how the program assesses the students to find out their reading/math levels, and then creates a whole program for them based on that data.

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Q: How has eSpark supported effective teaching and learning at Harmony?

eSpark has been an incredible tool, especially in the area of individualized learning. Teachers have effectively incorporated the system in their center rotations as a way to provide targeted instruction and encourage independence.

"Students have grown exponentially since the implementation of eSpark. The data that is provided regarding how students are mastering the standards is incredible."

Q: How have you seen students grow while using eSpark?

Students have grown exponentially since the implementation of eSpark. The data that is provided regarding how students are mastering the standards is incredible. Students are developing confidence in their reading and math skills and abilities through this program, and it is carrying over into their classroom work when coupled with the effective instruction they are receiving from their teachers.

Q: Would you recommend eSpark to other districts in your state?

Without a doubt!

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In Frontier, students give and recieve peer feedback through integrated tools.

Location

Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Student Population

10% of students qualify for free or reduced price lunch

Technology

1:1 iPads and eSpark in K-2 math and ELA classrooms

Ready to see what eSpark could look in your district?