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Revolutionizing Writing: Achieving an 85% Student Pass Rate with Marco Learning

About This Webinar

Research has repeatedly shown that feedback is one of the most powerful strategies to improve student and adult learning. Finding the time to both provide and implement effective feedback in the classroom, however, can be a challenge.

Join leaders from REAL Journey Academies and Marco Learning as they discuss how an urban school accomplished a 90% student pass rate by using Marco Learning feedback.

  • Learn how to encourage student reflection and engagement through timely and accurate feedback
  • Discover the benefits of linking student writing to outcomes across all academic subject areas
  • Demonstrate how feedback from Marco Learning saves time for teachers and builds buy-in across stakeholders
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter John M
John Moscatiello is the founder of Marco Learning. He has been a teacher, tutor, and author since 2002. Over the course of his career, John has taught more than 4,000 students, trained hundreds of teachers, written content for 13 test preparation books, and worked as an educational consultant in more than 20 countries around the world.
Webinar hosting presenter
Chief Strategy Officer, REAL Journey Academies
Orlando Ramos, Ed,D, has over 30 years of experience in public education. He has served/consulted in the following districts/cities:
- New York City- teacher, assistant principal
- Chicago-director of turnaround schools
- East Baton Rouge-associate Superintendent
- Milwaukee-regional Superintendent
- Richmond/San Jose California- principal
- Kingdom of Morocco-chief academic officer
- Ontario-chief strategy officer

While serving as the regional superintendent with Milwaukee public schools, Orlando implemented writing strategies across all high schools which led to MPS high schools recording growth in every content area of the ACT's for 2 consecutive years, a first in MPS accountability history(2016-2017)

While serving as associate superintendent with the East Baton Rouge school system, Orlando was part of a team that improved the school system from a statewide ranking of D" to a statewide ranking of "C" falling just 4 points short of a "B" ranking. 13 schools were slated for take over by the State recovery school district, after one year, not a single school was removed from local control (2012-2015).

While serving as principal of Beloit Memorial high school, the school went from "meeting few expectations" to "meeting expectations" on the State report card. Orlando and his team implemented grading and writing strategies which led to the growth.

Orlando is currently serving as the Chief Strategy oOfficer for REAL Journey Academies in California.