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[Parent Tips] 5 Common Questions About Social and Emotional Learning

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Elaine Ho

Success is about a lot more than “book smarts”, and teaching these social and emotional skills is a becoming an increasing focus in classrooms and formal curriculum. Here's five common questions answered to help parents better understand social and emotional learning.

9 Tips for Successful Parent-Teacher Communication

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McKenna Wierman

You know communication between teachers and parents is vital, but how do you actually make time for regular interactions to build those critical relationships? Here are nine tips to help you establish successful lines of communication.

Introducing Edmentum’s Inspirational High School Educator: Lea Ann Solberg

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Brittany Becker

Hear from our Inspirational High School Educator, Lea Ann Solberg, on why she's passionate about education and technology.

[Feature Focus] Edmentum Courseware's New Science Courses

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Christy Spivey

At its core, the discipline of science is all about exploring, observing, collecting data, explaining patterns, making predictions, and drawing conclusions.

Benchmark Assessments: 4 Best Practices

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Sarah Cornelius

Another assessment? Is that the first thought that comes to mind at the mention of administering beginning-of-the-year benchmarks to your students? If so, you’re certainly not alone—today’s students and teachers are faced with no shortage of assessments, all of which come with their own unique set of pressures and expectations. But, before you write off the idea, it’s important to consider the reasoning behind benchmark assessments, and the value they can provide.

Elementary Classroom Design: 17 Organizational Hacks Under $17

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Chloe Roberts

We’ve combed Pinterest and the blogospheres for 17 of the best ideas to make your classroom more manageable for the upcoming school year. Best of all, each one comes in at a cost of under $17!

Introducing Edmentum’s Inspirational Middle School Educator: Alissa Mounsey

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Sarah Cornelius

Hear from our Inspirational Middle School Educator, Alissa Mounsey, on why she's passionate about education and technology.

[Feature Focus] Exact Path’s Adaptive Learning Paths

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Winnie O'Leary

Our new Exact Path program combines adaptive diagnostic assessments with tailored learning paths to power truly personalized learning experiences. Here, we're taking a close look at how we designed our learning paths to provide just-in-time, data-driven instruction.

[Feature Focus] Edmentum Courseware’s New Algebra Course

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Ketsia Hamilton

Did you know that algebra is one of the most failed courses for high school students? To learn what students need to achieve success, we conducted extensive research around best practices in delivering online math instruction, and designed our new algebra course to meet those needs.

7 Essential Elements Every Elementary Classroom Needs

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McKenna Wierman

Before you head back to school to unpack your boxes and gear up for the new school year, consider these seven key elements that every dynamic 21st century elementary classroom needs to have to be successful.

[Feature Focus] Study Island’s New Approach to Cumulative Scoring

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Regina Waddell

We listened to what teachers had to say, and now we're excited to show off Study Island's new approach to cumulative scoring, designed to provide a more accurate measure of mastery and motivate students.

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