BetterLesson’s innovative approach to professional development was recently profiled in EdSurge. Co-founders Alex Grodd and Erin Osborn connected with writer Christina Quattrocchi to discuss the company’s newest offering, TeachCycle.
After years of providing free lessons through betterlesson.com, the duo saw a need in the education marketplace. While pedagogical approaches and technology were evolving,
Professional learning for teachers was not, leaving most educators ill-equipped to address the evolving set of challenges of a 21st-century classroom.
Looking at various models of growth, they found The Lean Start-Up’s Build-Measure-Learn as a compelling concept to apply to teaching in learning. Hence, TeachCycle and the Teach-Measure-Learn approach were born.