What We Do

JFYNetWorks helps young people build reading and math skills for college and careers by reaching grade-level standards and closing achievement gaps. Our student-centered blended learning model is called AIMS -– Assess, Instruct, Measure and Support.

JFYNet’s Connected Learning web page presents a selection of the online resources our Learning Specialists have developed grouped in nine categories for ease of reference. We call this page “Connected Learning” because our intention is to connect teachers, students, and now parents to effective instruction; to connect teachers to our responsive training and support; and, most importantly, to connect teachers, students and parents to each other.

What we do... and Why

JFYNetWorks helps young people build skills for college and careers
College and Career Readiness

Improving College/Career Readiness

Productivity, the foundation of American competitiveness, depends on a skilled workforce at every level. The majority of jobs in Massachusetts—and virtually all new jobs–require post-secondary credentials and skills. The trend toward higher skills continues. The goal of College and Career Readiness animates all our work of grade-level skill development from 6th to 12th grade. In the later grades, it focuses on college-specific strategies like early college support and Accuplacer/SAT analysis to identify skill gaps and provide individualized instruction to close them. Our goal is to graduate students who are ready for college-level courses or technical training without needing developmental or co-requisite courses that extend the time and cost of college. With early college, students can now transition from high school with actual college credits in hand.
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Closing Achievement Gaps

American students are not achieving up to their potential or up to the standards of our colleges and employers. High school students, especially low-income and minority students, struggle on state and international achievement tests and fall short of college entrance requirements. The disruption of the pandemic has aggravated skill shortfalls. These achievement gaps limit young people’s higher education and career options and deprive American employers of the skilled workers they need. JFYNetWorks’ student-centered blended learning programs close achievement gaps and help all students reach college and career-ready skill standards.

Blended Learning - AIMS

Blended Learning is the fusion of online and teacher-led instruction. It selects and organizes online content and places customized instructional units in the skilled hands of the classroom teacher and at the fingertips of the student. Blended Learning is the pedagogical strategy that makes student-centered instruction possible through its capacity to differentiate and individualize content. It offers a scalable and sustainable form of individual tutoring. Our data-driven, research and outcomes-based methodology include ongoing training and support for teachers. We call the methodology AIMS – Assess, Instruct, Measure and Support.

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