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July 2017

[Feature Focus] Edmentum Courseware’s New Algebra Course

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by ketsia.hamilton

Did you know that algebra is one of the most failed courses for high school students? To learn what students need to achieve success, we conducted extensive research around best practices in delivering online math instruction, and designed our new algebra course to meet those needs.

7 Essential Elements Every Elementary Classroom Needs

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

Before you head back to school to unpack your boxes and gear up for the new school year, consider these seven key elements that every dynamic 21st century elementary classroom needs to have to be successful.

[Feature Focus] Study Island’s New Approach to Cumulative Scoring

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by regina.waddell

We listened to what teachers had to say, and now we're excited to show off Study Island's new approach to cumulative scoring, designed to provide a more accurate measure of mastery and motivate students.

In Defense of Playtime: 5 Ways Play Helps Your Child Learn

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

With tests, standards, and curriculum, learning at school is often a very structured process. But, independent, unstructured playtime can be just as valuable as a learning experience for kids. Here's five ways play supports learning.

[Blended Learning] How to Start Station Rotation Without 1:1 Devices

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by regina.waddell

You can implement a station rotation model in your classroom with just a few Internet-connected devices, even if no one else in your building is using a blended learning approach. Ready to get started? Follow these steps to plan your first lesson.

Teacher Deals, Classroom Makeovers, Building Community, and More: The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Back-to-School Planning

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

We know all of you educators are putting plenty of thought into what you’ll do to get the new school year off to a great start. To help, we’ve rounded up some of our best resources on classroom organization, classroom management, and teacher deals!

Introducing Edmentum’s Inspirational High School Educator: Kathy Blair

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by chloe.roberts

Hear from our Inspirational High School Educator, Kathy Blair, on why she's passionate about education and technology.

[Feature Focus] Improving the Teacher Experience in Study Island

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by madison.michell

The votes are in, and we know that teachers love Study Island!

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