How Chronic Absenteeism Affects Student Achievement

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McKenna Wierman

When school absences become a pattern, the negative impacts quickly add up. We're taking a close look at what chronic absenteeism is, how it affects student achievement, and what's being done to address the issue.

Meeting the Challenge of Intervention: Teachers, Technology, and the Keys to Student Success

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Chris Bolyard

Advances in instructional technology are giving educators stronger and more reliable tools to meet the growing challenge of providing effective interventions for diverse student populations. Today, we're starting a new series exploring these challenges, and how educators are leveraging technology to personalize learning and improve student outcomes.

[Elementary Learning] Our Favorite Videos from EducationCity and Reading Eggs

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Sarah Cornelius

Check out five of our favorite catchy tunes from Reading Eggs and EducationCity to make foundational practice fun for your elementary students!

Upcoming Changes in iOS 11 That Could Affect Your Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Apple recently held its Worldwide Developers Conference and spent time previewing the latest version of its operating system, iOS 11, which includes some interesting new features that could help students do more on their devices come fall.

4 Questions to Ask Before Adopting New Edtech

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Scott Sterling

With so many options out there, it can be hard to perform due diligence when evaluating new classroom programs. From the simplest app to comprehensive instructional tools, here are four questions you need to ask to ensure you’re making a good pick.

Join Edmentum at ISTE 2017!

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Sarah Cornelius

We can't wait for a packed schedule of informative sessions and opportunities to connect with educators at ISTE 2017 in San Antonio!

[Foundational Literacy] 3 Questions About Sight Words Answered

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McKenna Wierman

Being familiar with different sight words is critical to every young student's literacy journey.

Books, Podcasts, TEDTalks and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to DIY Summer Professional Development

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Scott Sterling

Teachers may have summer break away from the classroom—but that doesn’t mean you have three months off. We put together this guide with some of our favorite resources for pedagogy updates, classroom strategies, and educator inspiration—no matter what your style is!

4 Easy Ways to Integrate Technology in the Classroom

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Scott Sterling

Making technology a part of your classroom doesn’t have to mean expensive edtech solutions and complicated implementations. Here’s four easy ways to start incorporating every day technology into your lesson plans.

[Live Webinar] Join Us for a Panel Discussion on Personalized Learning with EdSurge!

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Sarah Cornelius

We're teaming up with EdSurge to be part of a panel discussion about the challenges educators and administrators face when trying to make personalized learning a reality, and how edtech fits into the picture.

[Parent Tips] How Different Stages of Child Development Affect Learning

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Elaine Ho

Just what is reasonable to expect of your child at different ages, and what is likely to be beyond their capabilities? Here is a breakdown of what the CDC notes about the different child development stages and kids’ learning ability.

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