Here are four instructional best-practices for administrators and teachers to consider when getting ready for summer school classes.
The 30-60-90-day approach is a framework that helps in creating order and setting out a path to accomplishing such realistic goals. The model breaks down what progress will look like at the 30-, 60-, and 90-day marks of achieving long-term goals or sets goals over a three-month period, chunked into 30-day accomplishments. These 30-60-90-day plans have been used in the business world for many years as a measure of effectiveness.
Shikellamy School District, in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, is one district that recently took the leap, partnering with EdOptions Academy to provide flexible virtual learning options for students. Two years in, district is not looking back, as the Shikellamy Virtual Academy has reached previously struggling students and helped recover more than $500,000 in funding. However, as with any major project, getting the virtual program to where it is today was a complicated process and not without challenges.
It’s a costly proposition to provide gifts for 100+ members of staff during the holidays or Teacher Appreciation Week, no matter how small the item. Besides, people tend not to need stuff more than they need to feel noticed and valued. That’s where some creativity can really pay off. Here are some ideas that are not only original, but won’t break your budget.
Educator Motivation: Why 4 Members of the Edmentum Network Are Passionate About Teaching and Learning
Our first-ever Edmentum Educator Network Summit in Richardson, Texas, a few weeks ago brought together a truly outstanding group of educators. It was an amazing experience to get a group of nearly 20 diverse educators in the same room for two full days of sharing stories, tackling tough challenges, and brainstorming big ideas.
[Professional Development] How Educators Can Apply the 30-60-90-Day Model to Make Meaningful Changes
Have you heard of the 30-60-90-day model? For educators, it’s an approach well worth exploring to develop more active plans for professional development and make sure that learning is put in to practice.
Career and technical education (CTE) programs in middle and high school are rising in popularity, and it’s no wonder why! Not only can these courses help students explore, select, and define a career or field of interest, but also they can support students learn soft skills that are highly prized by the job market.
The new Gradebook Report Card provides a detailed view of student performance, and it can be used as a tool when communicating progress with a variety of stakeholders, including parents and counselors, during the semester or when conferencing with students.
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