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6 Last-Minute Gifts for Teachers

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Sarah Cornelius

Whether you’re a DIY diva or a fan of the simple store-bought solution, there are plenty of quick ways to show your appreciation for all that your child’s teacher does - even if your're crunched for time!

4 Questions Answered About Exact Path Building Blocks

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Madison Michell

In the context of our K-8 individualized learning program, Exact Path, a Building Block is a lesson that targets a particular prerequisite skill and is introduced into the student’s learning path when remediation is needed. Today, we’ll examine Building Blocks by answering four key questions you may have about this exciting new feature.

College & Career Readiness: Preparedness for Higher Learning

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Jasmine Auger

We're taking a close look at college readiness and discussing strategies teachers can leverage in their classrooms to help students prepare for success in postsecondary learning.

[Special Education] 4 Teaching Best Practices

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McKenna Wierman

In the 21st century classroom full of students with diverse needs and abilities, technology and differentiated instructional strategies can be a great equalizer—especially for students with special needs.

[Study Island Feature Focus] Create Customizable Built Tests

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Madison Michell

We've launched even more updates to Study Island's popular Built Tests feature to support customized classroom assessment!

[Parent Tips] 6 Ways to Keep Your Child Learning Over the Holiday Break

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Sarah Cornelius

The holiday break is right around the corner! Here’s seven simple ideas to sneak in a little learning at home amidst the fun and festivities.

[Feature Focus] Exact Path Assignments

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Madison Michell

For current Exact Path customers, we know you’re putting the power of our adaptive diagnostic assessment to work 2-4 times a year to automatically create high-quality learning paths that include content arranged along a valid progression of K-12 curriculum. Now, we want to give you even more flexibility to search for additional content, build just-in-time assignments, and drive meaningful intervention.

Pathways to Graduation: Defining College and Career Readiness

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Jasmine Auger

College and career readiness has become a hot topic in education and is even more topical now due to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

[Personalized Learning] 5 Steps to Differentiated Instruction

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McKenna Wierman

Taking a differentiated approach to instruction recognizes that a variety of tactics must be utilized in order to reach every student. Here are five simple steps to help you get started.

ESSA, Accountability, and Personalized Learning: Implementing Response to Intervention at the High School Level

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Winnie O'Leary

Response to intervention (RTI) is a skills-based, growth- and mastery-focused approach that has been used in elementary schools for a long time. With implementation of ESSA, it’s also an approach that high schools will likely be expected to adopt much more frequently.

[Edmentum’s Commitment] Meeting State & 3rd Party Approvals with Quality Content

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Shane Dennison

At Edmentum, we put great emphasis on ensuring we are continually reviewing state and third-party approval lists to ensure that we are meeting relevant standards and providing learners with engaging, meaningful online experiences.

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