August 2016

From a Student’s Perspective: 5 Traits of My Favorite Teachers

by megan.sternke@edmentum.com

As a college junior, I have plenty of experience with being in the classroom.

What Teachers Should Know About Messaging Apps

by scott.sterling

Messaging apps are one of the most popular segments of the different app stores. Everyone is looking for functionality not provided by the stock messaging apps on phones and tablets.

Back-to-School Update: ESSA, Education Policy, and Funding

by sean.mcdonough

While the biggest changes related to ESSA are still to come, we wanted to offer some insight as to what educators can expect in the 2016-17 school year.

5 Kickstarters that Would Be Great in Your Classroom

by scott.sterling

Kickstarter, the crowdfunding website, can be a great place to look for new classroom tools before they become mainstream.

[Customer Spotlight] 5 Outstanding Edmentum Implementations for Blended Learning

by shannon.labree

Schools and districts across the country have discovered a variety of innovative ways to implement Edmentum's online solutions for assessment, practice, and instruction to improve student achievement.

5 Unique Ways to Formatively Assess Your Class

by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

Check out these creative formative assessment strategies that enable teachers to receive feedback from their class and quickly modify lesson plans and teaching methods in response to the data they collect.

Internship Experience at Edmentum: Mandy Cho

by carly.bursik@edmentum.com

Mandy Cho spent her summer interning in our User Experience Department. Find more out about Mandy and her time at Edmentum!

Edmentum Plato Courses Receive iNACOL Standards Approval

by brianna.pyka@edmentum.com

Recenty, over 150 Plato Courseware online courses received a stamp of approval for alignment with iNACOL standards for quality content, instructional design, technology, assessment, and course management.