5 Parent Tips to Keep Children Engaged at the End of the School Year

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Sarah Cornelius

For parents, these last few weeks before summer can feel like a marathon, attempting to keep your children from completely checking out from the classroom mentally. Here are five ideas to keep kids engaged through the end of the school year.

How Edmentum Courseware Is Meeting University of California “a-g” Standards

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Shane Dennison

Edmentum works closely with the University of California and the California DOE to make sure that our online courses meet the rigorous "a-g" standards designed to ensure that students attain the breadth and depth of general knowledge to be successful in advanced studies.

5 Tips to Keep Students On Track in Summer School

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Regina Waddell

Most students don't want to be in summer school, but more often than not, success is critical to keeping them on pace for graduation. Here's five tips for educators to set students up for success.

[Professional Development] Is Online Teaching Right for You?

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Scott Sterling

For many educators, online teaching is a flexible and fulfilling option. However, it isn't right for everyone. Here's four questions to consider before making the switch.

[Parent Tips] 5 Skill Sets to Focus on for Kindergarten Readiness

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Lisa Bliss

Too many students are arriving to school unprepared for the academic and social experience of kindergarten. What can parents do to make sure that their child enters the classroom primed for learning? Here’s a list of five teacher-approved areas that parents can focus on to make sure that their preschooler is kindergarten-ready.

[Classroom Management] 4 Tips for Teachers to Make the Last Few Weeks of School Count

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McKenna Wierman

The countdown to the last day of school has begun.

4 Tips for Teachers to Avoid the End-of-the-Year Coast

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Scott Sterling

Once testing is complete, both teachers and students breathe a sigh of relief. But, there's still several weeks left in the school year. Here's four tips to help teachers stay engaged, have fun, and manage stress through the homestretch in the classroom.

Five Best Practices for Effective Summer School Programs

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Sarah Cornelius

Studies have consistently found that high-quality, engaging summer school programs can go a long way in preventing learning loss and can even accelerate student achievement and performance. Here's five research-based best practices.

Where to Find the Best Teacher Appreciation Deals

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Scott Sterling

In addition to the breakfasts, lunches, and goodie bags, Teacher Appreciation Week always comes with plenty of giveaways, discounts, and bargains from national and local businesses. The trick is knowing where to look.

Paying for College: 5 Tips for Parents to Navigate the FAFSA

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Sarah Cornelius

The best place to start the hunt for college financial aid is filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). Here are five tips to help you understand the process and make the most of your application.

[Teacher Appreciation Week] 8 Ways For Educators to Treat Yo’Self

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Sarah Cornelius

Teachers work hard! In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, treat yourself to a little much-deserved self-pampering.

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