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[Edmentum’s Educator of the Year] Introducing Our Award Winners

Earlier this year we asked our customers to nominate fellow educators who are making a profound impact on the lives of students. Now, we’re excited to introduce our Edmentum Educator of the Year Award winners!

5 Tips to Keep Students On Track in Summer School

Most students don't want to be in summer school, but more often than not, success is critical to keeping them on pace for graduation. Here's five tips for educators to set students up for success.

4 Ways to Help Students Cope With Failure on State Summative Assessments

Test scores matter, and inevitably, some students will fail their state tests. What can teachers do to communicate the importance of testing and motivate students to rebound from a poor test performance? Here are four tips!

7 Strategies for Supporting ELLs in the Mainstream Classroom

During my career as a classroom teacher, there was never a time that I did not have English Language Learners (ELLs) in my class. Whether teaching ELA and SLA in a dual language English/Spanish classroom, or teaching math in a mainstream classroom, I always had the opportunity to teach students for whom English was not their native language.

[Student Engagement] Practicing Literacy Skills Over Winter Break with Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress

Help your pre-K-6th grade students keep up the habit of reading daily over the winter break with our engaging early literacy programs, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress!

[Student Engagement] Motivating Elementary Students to Learn Over Winter Break with EducationCity

Looking for a way to keep your students learning over the winter break? With EducationCity you can skip the homework packets and provide your students with online learning activities that they will be excited to complete!

[Student Engagement] Using Plato Courseware for Winter Break Concept Recovery

With Plato Courseware, you can work with struggling students over the winter break to help them master the topics they struggled with in the first semester and possibly earn some extra credit to boost their grades.

[Student Engagement] Extending Learning Over the Winter Break with Study Island

Study Island is an excellent resource to keep your students working over the break without the hassles of traditional take-home packets. Here are two of our favorite strategies!

Create Standards-based Common Assessments More Quickly and Easily Using Study Island Test Builder

Common assessments have a tremendous impact on student learning. Study Island's Test Builder helps teachers collaborate to efficiently create and administer these assessments in the classroom.

Implementing Study Island for Year-Round Formative Assessment

Formative assessment is a proven method to improve student achievement both in the short term and over the long run, and Study Island includes a variety of features to help educators implement this strategy in the classroom!

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