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March 2017

Edmentum’s Commitment to Study Island – An In-Depth Look

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by madison.michell

Throughout Study Island’s history, the program has evolved from a supplemental resource for test preparation to a robust tool for classroom practice and assessment.

Classroom Funding: 4 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Grant Applications

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by scott.sterling

Grants can be a great option to fill budget gaps, and turn some of your classroom dreams into instructional realities. But, with lesson planning, grading, test prep, and the never-ending admin work already on teachers’ plates, tackling grant applications can feel like a daunting task.

[Foundational Literacy] Building Your Elementary Classroom Library

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

The best way to develop literacy skills in young readers is to simply get them reading. Building your own classroom library is a great way to encourage kids to look for books that interest them, explore new topics, and become proficient, independent readers.

Paying for College: 10 Tips to Help Parents Plan Ahead

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

College education is certainly valuable, but it’s not necessarily a value.

7 Tips & Tricks to Make the Most of Study Island for Test Preparation

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

Are you and your students in the thick of preparing for spring testing? Study Island can be a powerful tool to provide meaningful practice for students and save you time.

Online Learning with EdOptions Academy: Providing Access for All Learners in Onslow County Schools

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by scott.lobdell

For a growing number of students, the traditional classroom environment simply isn’t the right fit. Learn how Onslow County Schools have partnered with Edmentum's EdOptions Academy to meet student needs and retain enrollment.

Celebrating Pi Day: Finding Math in the Real World

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

Pi Day is always a crowd-pleaser with students, largely thanks to classroom celebrations involving a different kind of pie, but it’s also a great chance to point out the more practical value of mathematics in general.

[Foundational Literacy Skills] Why Reading By the Third Grade Really Matters

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

Reflecting back on our own formative years, we don’t normally think about the third grade as a milestone in life.

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