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August 2017

10 Tips for Navigating IEP Meetings for the General Education Elementary Teacher

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

Individualized Education Program meetings, or IEP meetings, represent a key step in a larger, more complex process to address a child’s unique learning needs, and general education teachers are an essential part of the IEP team.

4 Student Rewards That Encourage Intrinsic Motivation – And Don’t Cost a Thing

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by scott.sterling

Positive recognition is essential in establishing a harmonious and productive classroom culture. Check out these ideas for student-centered rewards that only require the investment of a little time.

[Classroom Management] 4 Considerations to Find the Best Seating Arrangement

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by scott.sterling

The beginning of the school year is ripe with possibilities, including how you arrange your classroom. And, just as teaching has evolved significantly over the past few years, so too have strategies for desk arrangements. Here’s four things to take into consideration to find the perfect classroom setup for you.

Back-to-School Teacher Toolkit: Free Classroom Resources to Help Get to Know Your New Students!

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

As you gear up for the new school year, check out EducationCity’s FREE Back-to-School Toolkit, which includes lots of exciting resources to help you get to know your new class and the EducationCity gang!

What Can We Learn from the First Round of Federal Feedback on ESSA State Plans?

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by dave.adams

The Department of Education has made public the first set of feedback on submitted state plans, and a much clearer picture of what expectations for accountability every state will have to meet has emerged.

Implementing New Technology in the Elementary Classroom

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

With a bit of preparation, a little patience, and some power strips, you can help your students get comfortable with using devices and online programs in your elementary classroom.

Internship Experience at Edmentum: Chloe Roberts

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by carly.bursik@edmentum.com

Chloe Roberts spent her summer interning in our Marketing Department in Texas. Find more out about Chloe and her experiences at Edmentum!

[Teacher Tips] How to Find the Best Back-to-School Deals

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by scott.sterling

Knowing where to find the best deals is key to setting you and your students up for a successful school year. Here’s a few of our favorite tips to maximize back-to-school budgets!

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