We’ve compiled some strategies and assistive technology to help you best reach your students who struggle with ADHD.
After the heavy rains from Florence finally let up, a new flood of challenges is revealed; classrooms and school buildings flooded, roadways cut off, school buildings without electricity. Superintendents in school districts touched by Florence are now confronting the grueling job of re-opening schools and caring for their communities’ students and faculty. Read all about this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
Research has shown that when it comes to education, seat time equates to success. These results are causing many schools and districts to reevaluate their approaches to discipline, particularly any forms that remove the student from the classroom for an extended period of time. While there are certain behaviors that will always merit such a response, there are ways of instructing a child on appropriate school behaviors while minimizing disruption to the student’s educational programming.
We recently shared best practices on how to implement a credit recovery program with Courseware. Now, our team of expert consultants will share best practices they’ve collected over many years in the classroom, which include how to keep your Courseware online credit recovery program on track to success based on what we’ve learned from partnering with schools across the country who have discovered what worked (and what didn’t work) when rolling out their own credit recovery programs.
Technology is becoming increasingly ubiquitous in schools and classrooms, but virtual courses still have some stigma attached. For some students, this translates to concerns about getting into the college of their choice. But, if the same thoughtful schedule planning and effort are put in as required for traditional classroom students, virtual students can actually be at an advantage. Here are six tips to share with your virtual high school students as they go through the college application process.
Many U.S. states subscribe to an early-warning intervention model of some kind to help support the unique needs of students. Whether it’s called RTI, RTI2, MTSS, or something else altogether, there are core elements and best practices that run throughout each approach to intervention. Today, we’ll unpack five best practices for your intervention program (no matter which model you subscribe to), using Tennessee’s state-mandated RTI2 as our guide.
As an adult educator, you’ve surely heard about your learners’ struggles to pay for their continued education. Many places offer adult education funding that are not often initially thought of in a search. And, nowadays, there is a scholarship for just about anything you can think of! When your learners come to you with the inevitable question of where to find grants and scholarships, suggest some of the sources below to aid them in their searches.
Navigating your state education agency’s website or staying up to date on the latest education news can feel like a daunting task with education terms and trends that you may be unfamiliar with. We wanted to help you stay in the know by breaking down the important points of these terms and definitions so that you can know what’s going on in your child’s classroom. Let’s get started.