Mosaic held workshops with Denver-based Dr Ron Cole to assess the use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) technologies for reading assessments, turning traditional one-off assessments into formative assessment to develop students’ decoding and reading comprehension abilities.
World Mosaic established an office in downtown Chicago, celebrating the event by sponsoring Chicago Literacy Alliance’s “One for the Books” event. Mosaic’s US associate, Sharnell Jackson, reported the excitement of the event which featured an auction of books signed by First Lady Barbara Bush, Colin Powell and others.
Mosaic’s mme moe subsidiary kicked off its NESA-registered Reflective Teacher course as Joeys (St Joseph’s College). The entire Joeys teaching staff engaged in sessions on self-assessment, professional standards, growth mindset, collegial coaching conversations, and improvement plan development. Staff was able to connect in their professional learning activities through the mme moe teacher coaching app that supports the course which extends through 2018.
World Mosaic’s founder was invited to conduct a studio workshop with students at UNSW Faculty of Architecture. The studio explored contemporary approaches to online and on-site learning and teaching, considering how to best serve the education needs of the Sydney’s fast-growing inner-city school student population.
World Mosaic supported Professor Peter Cuttance’s establishment of ProLearning Pty Ltd. Under the leadership of Professor Cuttance and Susi Steigler-Peters, ProLearning has developed a school improvement platform that leverages the R statistical coding language, making its segue to the application of voice recognition and AI (Artificial Intelligence) elements. World Mosaic’s support of the ProLearning initiative is multi-faceted, including marketing and corporate strategy, software requirements review and business development activities. Learn more about ProLearning at www.prolearning.co.
World Mosaic subsidiary, mme moe’s coaching app was extended across Reach South UK schools, enabling teachers and head teachers to reflect and grow, developing collegial coaching conversations. Team mme moe entered a new planning phase for teacher coaching sessions across greater Plymouth.
World Mosaic formed a partnership with Chicago Literacy Alliance to establish a World Mosaic’s Chicago office at the Literacenter. This base will support Mosaic’s wider research into literacy development in the context of US school district and homeschool coop markets, particularly in the Chicagoland area. World Mosaic’s US team also investigated a Web-based program for cognitive skills development in K-12 and beyond, assessing market opportunities for the technology internationally and in the US.
World Mosaic researched product and marketing strategies for new AI-based (Artificial Intelligence) education applications. Mosaic assisted Inkerz in the planning and execution of their education marketing strategy for an AI pen that digitally captures handwriting and drawing from everyday pens without the need for equipment other than the Inkerz app.
World Mosaic’s 11th year kicked off with technical scoping and development efforts to localise the IST school Management Information System (MIS) for the UK market, leveraging advances in Web software ‘dockerisation’. Mosaic ran on site needs-analysis sessions with IST and UK school specialists in Exeter England, focusing on the requirements of Multi Academy Trusts (MATs). See World Mosaic’s UK edtech portfolio.
World Mosaic assisted Professor Peter Cuttance’s ongoing commercialisation of ProLearning, a school improvement platform. ProLearning enables schools and school systems to capture data from a wider range of sources to generate more holistic insights to assist teacher and school decision-making for improved learning. World Mosaic is developing ProLearning’s brand, market and investment strategies. See www.prolearning.co