Digital Solutions for the Education Sector
Enabling teachers to share resources and incorporate state standards in lesson planning
A school district that serves 88,000-plus students with 4,700 teachers in 155 schools had come to a blunt realization: Its existing software could do more, much more. Teachers need to connect with each other to share curricula and and efficiently building lessons around changing state standards. Education leaders knew that better connectivity would help teachers share ideas, build better lesson plans, and access training resources–improving education across the district.
When RevGen began working with the school district’s superintendent and IT leadership, they uncovered three key challenges:
From the start, RevGen collaborated with the district’s leadership, technology team, and teachers to build a software solution that would meet the organization’s unique needs. To do this we took the following approach:
• Observed users with the existing tool. Understanding how teachers think about state standards, the terminology they use, and the gaps in their current processes helped us to focus solving what matters to users
• Identified and prioritized the functionality needed by end users. This approach assured the development work was focused on building software that had the biggest impact and mattered the most to teachers.
• Built and tested the software in iterations. Using Agile project management meant delivered new functionality in the software every few weeks, This gave the end users a chance to test the product, give feedback, and assure it was doing exactly what it needed to do.
RevGen delivered a customized software platform that offers:
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