With only 42 students enrolled in grades PK through 12, Campo School District in rural southeast Colorado was able to overcome some significant challenges to offering professional development for staff, including budget constraints, geography, and widely varying staff needs.
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.
Bullying amongst kids is far from a new issue. However, it has certainly become a more complex one in recent years as kids’ interactions spilled over classroom walls and into social media and other online forums. And, with more and more kids having access to mobile devices, bullying can be more constant than ever before.
Attempting to identify the best route for students to attain academic success is not a simple task. This is because students have such immensely different backgrounds and needs when it comes to their education journeys. The flexible program design of Edmentum’s EdOptions Academy allows students to create personalize pathways that best support their unique situation and needs.
Professional Development in Rural School Districts: Challenges and Strategies for Effective Program Design
High-quality, ongoing, meaningful professional development (PD) is key not only to teacher success, but also to positive student outcomes. We’re taking a look at the factors that make PD more challenging in rural districts, as well as strategies to implement the kind of collaborative, job-embedded, continuous, and locally planned programs that the research shows are effective.