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October 2017

Taming the Chaos: Eight High School Classroom Management Strategies That Work

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by latoya.hozian

Classroom management is often thought of as a elementary-level concern. But, what about high school classrooms? Here are eight strategies to manage the drama, curriculum demands, and real-world struggles high school students face.

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week: 5 Tips for Talking to Elementary Students About Healthy Habits

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

From October 23 to 31, schools around the nation will observe Red Ribbon Week®. Beyond spreading awareness on the dangers of drug and alcohol use, Red Ribbon Week also presents an excellent opportunity to teach students about the benefits of building lifelong healthy habits.

10 Fast Facts to Help Parents Fill Out the FAFSA

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

Filling out the FAFSA is the first step for most families to getting the dollars needed to make college affordable. Here's 10 fast facts to help you understand the process.

How Does the Daily 5 Look in Different Elementary Grades?

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by mckenna.wierman@edmentum.com

When it comes to developing students’ literacy skills, one of the most popular and successful frameworks used by educators is the

[Study Island Updates] Time-on-Task Tracking, Built Test Enhancements, and NWEA Reports

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by hugh.o'donovan

We're releasing additional updates to Study Island designed to help teachers and admins easily access data and provide more control and flexibility when using the program in their classrooms.

[Classroom Practice] Are Your Students Using Ineffective Learning Techniques?

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by regina.waddell

Educators and students have some go-to strategies for learning practice, including rereading and highlighting. We're digging into leading research to understand which approaches actually work.

Education Technology Leadership: How Edmentum Programs Are Designed with Your Needs in Mind

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by sean.mcdonough

At Edmentum, we take pride in the classroom and technology experience we have. And, we love the opportunity to put that experience to work. Here's five ways we've designed our programs to support technology administrators.

7 Tips for Success Using Study Island Practice

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by madison.michell

When Study Island is used regularly just 30 minutes a week, per subject, the program produces significant growth outcomes for students. How can you make results like this a reality for your learners? Here are seven things you should know to ensure success using Study Island for practice.

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