There is continued urgency to support students to reach and exceed grade-level expectations for math and literacy skills.
The array of student needs has widened, leaving educators in search of more personalized ways to engage, support, and empower students.
Embracing student variability can accelerate academic mastery and lead to more engaged, lifelong learners.
The learning environment plays a crucial role in student success.
High-impact tutoring can meaningfully accelerate student learning, and technology can increase accessibility for more students.
A proliferation of edtech tools and a fragmented K-9 market makes it difficult for schools to know which solutions would work best for them.
Supporting teachers to enhance students’ reading and writing skills.
Improving learning and teaching with AI-powered tutoring.
Improving students’ early literacy skills through high-impact virtual tutoring.
Robin Hood Learning + Technology Fund
Investing in blended literacy and computational thinking models for low-income students in New York City.
Making math tutoring both impactful and cost-effective.
Bringing a new way of looking at math from the classroom to the home.
Scaling an evidence-based math program to elementary schools across the country.
Scale Personalized Interventions
Develop and scale technology-enabled interventions, including tutoring and curricula (both core and supplemental), that accelerate students’ mastery of math and literacy knowledge, as well as foundational social-emotional skills.
Increase Active Learning Experiences
Invest in developing tech-enabled active learning experiences that enhance student engagement and allow students to apply their learning to improve mastery of academic and social-emotional outcomes.
Improve Evidence-Based Decision Making
Increase districts’ use of evidence when making edtech purchasing decisions through ongoing validation, field building, and knowledge generation.
To what extent do schools across kindergarten through ninth grade adopt individualized, online, and virtual learning tools and use them in combination, and what impact does this have on student learning outcomes?
What conditions must exist in school communities for tech-enabled, personalized learning interventions and tutoring programs to successfully be implemented, and what do states, school, and districts need to create or strengthen those conditions?
What impact does project-based learning in math have on widely-established measures of academic performance, such as standardized test scores?
How can AI-enabled innovations more cost-effectively advance student and teacher outcomes?