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December 2017

[Parent Tips] 5 Tips to Find Books for Advanced Readers

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by elaine.ho@edmentum.com

If your child is reading above grade-level, finding the right books can be a challenge. Here are five tips for parents of advanced readers.

The Edmentum Blog’s Top 10 Posts of 2017

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

At Edmentum, it’s always a priority for us to stay on top of all the latest education and technology trends. We’ve followed the most important topics on our blog throughout the year, and now, as 2017 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on all that it has brought by looking back on our most popular posts.

College & Career Readiness: Preparedness for the Workforce

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by jasmine.auger@edmentum.com

We're taking a close look at career readiness and discussing strategies teachers can leverage in their classrooms to help students prepare for success in the workforce.

Innovation Classes: A Fresh Approach to Help Students Own Their Learning

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by jasmine.auger@edmentum.com

Imagine your students walking into the classroom and you asking them, “What do you want to learn?” This is exactly the premise behind innovation classes: students work on projects of their own choosing, in an area that truly interests them.

6 Best Practice Tips to Design a Classroom Contest That Works

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by madison.michell

Whether you’re trying to hold students’ attention in the weeks leading up to a break or to squeeze in some extra practice before high-stakes testing, a classroom or schoolwide contest may be just the ticket to give students that extra boost they need make real learning progress.

6 Last-Minute Gifts for Teachers

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by sarah.cornelius@edmentum.com

Whether you’re a DIY diva or a fan of the simple store-bought solution, there are plenty of quick ways to show your appreciation for all that your child’s teacher does - even if you're crunched for time!

4 Questions Answered About Exact Path Building Blocks

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by madison.michell

In the context of our K-8 individualized learning program, Exact Path, a Building Block is a lesson that targets a particular prerequisite skill and is introduced into the student’s learning path when remediation is needed. Today, we’ll examine Building Blocks by answering four key questions you may have about this exciting new feature.

College & Career Readiness: Preparedness for Higher Learning

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by jasmine.auger@edmentum.com

We're taking a close look at college readiness and discussing strategies teachers can leverage in their classrooms to help students prepare for success in postsecondary learning.