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Ask an Expert – Dan Souers

Mar 14, 2024

Meet our AVP, Client Partnerships, Dan Souers

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Ask An Expert – Jocelyn Wright

Apr 10, 2023

Meet our Six Red Marbles Expert: Jocelyn Wright!

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The Wonderful World of Commas, Part II

Feb 28, 2022

Last year, we shared some common ways in which comma styles differ from style guide to style guide. This month, we share several common comma errors that our copyedit team encounters regularly.

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Six Red Marbles Celebrates 25 Years of Edtech Leadership

Sep 30, 2021

Twenty-five years ago, the six original Marbles started Six Red Marbles, “a high-caliber full-service development team providing content, design, programming, production, and testing services.” While the industry, technology, and people have changed over the years, our focus on education and our commitment to providing high-quality content and service have not.

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Incorporating Learner Feedback into Your Design Process

Aug 25, 2021

As a third-party developer, Six Red Marbles tends to be most heavily involved in the design and development steps of the learning experience design proess. Generally, the client provides the analysis of the need, and our LXD team focuses on design and development. Sometimes we do collaborate on the analysis. But implementation usually happens on the client’s end, which means we develop a course and then send it off into the world, with little insight into how learners actually experience and engage with the content we made.

So, when we get the opportunity to review feedback and participate in the evaluation stage of the cycle, it can be exciting—but what do we do with it? How can we go about analyzing this feedback and triaging changes to implement?

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Simple Ways to Bring SEL Practices into Online Learning

Jun 29, 2021

Social and emotional learning (SEL) has gained considerable recognition lately as schools and organizations are seeking to mitigate the stress caused by the COVID-19 global pandemic and improve equity and outcomes for all learners and employees. SEL practices that are woven into curriculum, instruction, and organizational culture create environments that promote well-being and set learners and employees up for success.

Here are a few simple ways to bring SEL practices into online learning for the K–12, higher education, and workforce development environments.

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Recipe for Success: A Well-Written Contract Can Make All the Difference for Your Project

Oct 27, 2020

To build a relationship with another organization, the primary goal is for you and the other organization to agree on how your project should go. We regularly write contracts with our clients, and we’ve learned some useful things along the way.

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