Making the most of every learning opportunity

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 -- Andrea Gronberg

Special education teachers face many challenges, not the least of which is providing a personalized learning experience that helps every student succeed. Education Week blogger, Patrick Ledesma, stated in a post this past summer, “Any special education teacher understands that personalized learning is not new. It’s what’s done every day in special education classrooms where services and instructional delivery are designed from the needs of the individual.  This focus on Personalized Learning is exciting because we've combined the emphasis on individual needs and empowered this approach with the power of technology.”

Edmentum delivers a truly personalized learning experience that can help educators create a successful special education program. Our web-based solutions offer a variety of instructional support and assessment tools that provide remediation, intervention, and robust reporting. This helps educators easily monitor student progress, plan individualized intervention strategies, and adjust those strategies based on student results.

In recent news, the Salt Lake Tribune published an article telling the story of a Utah student with autism finding success in online learning.  After moving to and from several traditional schools, David Harms now attends and thrives at Utah Virtual Academy and successfully utilizes Study Island along with other educational technology solutions. David says “he’s learning more now than he ever learned.”

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