Providing a seamless integration between our programs and a district partner’s data systems will help to make the overall job of the educator much easier, especially on a day-to-day basis. Edmentum’s commitment to data interoperability can be seen through our strong partnerships and involvement in the interoperability community as outlined below.
[Weekly EdNews Round Up] Step Right Up to the Sorting Hat! Student ‘Houses’ Create a Sense of Belonging
Schools around the U.S. are taking a page from English boarding schools and sorting their students into ‘houses.’ The results? More student engagement, stronger student relationships, and a positive school culture. Not to mention, a dream come true for Harry Potter fans! Read all about this new school management trend and more fun teacher topics in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
It’s All About Context: What We Learned at the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Conference
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In today’s job market, jobs that do not require a college degree are on the rise. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook, many of the fastest-growing jobs through 2024 will be in CTE fields. In fact, many high-demand careers require certifications instead. This is great news for high school students who want options other than going straight into post-secondary education.
Today, the ACT® exam is one of the nation’s leading college entry exams. Built to determine students’ academic readiness for the next step in their academic careers, it’s often taken by high school juniors and seniors. In recent years, however, the ACT exam has also taken a more prominent role in high school accountability plans in a handful of states (and the list is growing). And, while it’s no secret there are a lot of options when it comes to preparing for this nationally recognized exam, navigating the appropriate plan for preparation can be challenging.
As is true of all niches within education, there’s no shortage of buzzwords, acronyms, and definitions related to Career and Technical Education (CTE) for administrators and instructors to keep straight. In honor of CTE Month, we’ve rounded up the most important terms in the field today to help you stay on top of the latest trends.