June 2016

Summer Professional Development Without Conferences and Meetings

by scott.sterling

Summer is a time for relaxation, but teachers still want to keep their minds active and grow their practice. Here are a four ideas for summer professional development that can be done at home, on the beach, or by the pool.

5 Strategies for Classroom Time Management with Study Island

by shannon.labree

Study Island can be a great tool to help teachers structure their busy school day schedules and maximize time with students.

[EdOptions Academy] Getting to Know Our Teachers

by misty.jacobs@edmentum.com

The teachers who facilitate our EdOptions Academy virtual courses are licensed, experienced, in-state teachers with a passion for what do and a love of learning just like your traditional classroom teachers!

Study Island Year in Review: Our Top Updates & Enhancements

by ashlee.tatum@edmentum.com

From enhanced reporting to new classroom engagement features, it has been a big year for Study Island! Here is a brief recap of the new features and functionality released during the previous school year.

6 Fun and Educational Activities to Do With Your Child This Summer

by megan.sternke@edmentum.com

Looking for inspiration to keep your child's mind active this summer? These activities merge fun and learning by incorporating games, crafting, science, language arts, and much more!

[ISTE 2016] Defining & Implementing Blended Learning

by mark.radcliffe@edmentum.com

Join us at ISTE 2016 for a presentation on the kind of truly customized instruction that a blended learning program can enable.

Educators’ Summer Reading List, 2016 Edition

by scott.sterling

Check out these five books that will not only keep you entertained at the beach, but also help to develop yourself as an educator!

[Classroom Management] Implementing Tech Tools without the Headaches

by madison.michell

It's always exciting to start using new tech tools in the classroom - and just a little daunting. With careful planning, a few organizational tricks, and plenty of practice, you can feel confident about implementing these resources without any fear or frustration!