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July 2017

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!

[Feature Focus] Exact Path’s Approach to Assessment

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by lilly.flores

Our new Exact Solution combines adaptive diagnostic assessments with tailored learning paths to power truly personalized learning experiences. Here, we're taking a close look at how we designed Exact Path assessments and the data they provide.

Meeting the Challenge of Intervention: Implementation and Technology at the Secondary Level

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by chris.bolyard

Advances in instructional technology are giving educators stronger and more reliable tools to meet the growing challenge of providing effective interventions for diverse student populations. We're continuing our series by considering the specific challenges secondary educators face.

6 Steps to Relaunch Yourself as a Teacher

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by regina.waddell

There's a reason they call teaching a practice! Follow this easy framework to improve a specific part of your teaching practice and make the next year in the classroom your best yet.

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