Testing season can be a stressful time for students. We've put together eight simple tips to help your child effectively prepare while keeping a healthy mindset.
Preparing learners for the Common Core assessments can seem daunting at times, but with a plan and some preparation, you can feel confident about next-generation state testing. Check out these seven tips to help your students get ready and, ultimately, improve achievement!
Project-based learning (PBL) takes an innovative approach emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration to engage students and effectively teach next-generation standards. We have broken down the components of PBL to help educators apply it in their classroom or school.
After adoption of the Common Core State Standards in the 2011-12 school year, Muhlenberg North Middle School in Greenville, KY was classified as "Needs Improvement" by the Kentucky Board of Education. The school turned to Study Island and its robust data and analytics to target instruction, improve student outcomes, and achieve a satisfactory classification.
As the spring testing season winds down, we believe that it is important to reflect on how the first year of mandated next-generation assessments went for educators and students. Glitches with online assessments across the country have incited backlash from both students and parents, garnered significant media attention, and led to increased support for the "opt out" movement.
Educators and policymakers have spent significant time deconstructing and decoding the new Common Core State Standards in mathematics with the hope of bringing forward a better set of standards to propel mathematics learning and ultimately lead to success.
Edmentum strives to help students reach their academic goals by providing assessment solutions that identify and support individual student learning needs. Guiding our vision for assessment solutions are the exciting changes currently taking place in regard to next-generation assessments.
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