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[Adult Education] Four Strategies for Effective Professional Development

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Sarah Cornelius

Regular, relevant, and collaborative opportunities for PD help adult education instructors master strategies to identify and address the specific challenges of adult learners and tailor their instruction to a widely varying range of skills and life experiences.

[SXSWEdu 2016] Thinking Types, Problem Solving, and the Role of Skills-Based Learning

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Brianna Pyka

Professor & autism advocate Temple Grandin delivered an outstanding SXSWEdu keynote address on the connection between different thinking styles and skills development.

[Elementary Learning] A Unique Approach for Differentiation

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Stephanie Abbott

Learn about one elementary school's flexible and effective approach to provide a high degree of differentiation in instruction for all students.

Blended Learning: Top 10 FAQs

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Jasmine Auger

Is a blended learning model right for your school or district? Our Virtual Program Manager Tony Skauge has answered the 10 most frequently asked questions receive about what blended learning is and how to plan and implement an initiative.

Trending Issues in Special Education, Part 5: Helping Students Take Ownership in the IEP Process

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Winnie O'Leary

To close out our series on special education, we're taking a closer look at the IEP process and strategies to encourage students to be involved.

Blended Learning: Engaging 21st Century Students

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Winnie O'Leary

The term blended learning has become a hot topic in the education world, but what does it actually mean? And how does it affect a typical classroom teacher?

Evaluating Technology for Your Special Populations Program: Top 10 Questions to Ask

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Sarah Cornelius

Online solutions can have a huge impact on your special populations program.

Decoding Education Acronyms: A Guide to CBL, IEPs, and SEL

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Scott Sterling

Overwhelmed by education buzzwords? Check out this guide to three important trends: competency-based learning, individualized education programs, and social and emotional learning.

Best Practices in Co-Teaching

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Scott Sterling

As more and more students work under IEPs, co-teaching is an becoming an increasingly common and effective way of making sure that those students receive the attention they need without taking time away from other students in the class. Here, we have compiled a list of best-practice tips for co-teachers.

Quick Guide: What is an IEP?

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Scott Sterling

Every student in need of special education services requires an Individualized Education Program, or IEP. These documents help administrators, teachers and parents engage in open, regular communication to make sure that students in need of special services receive the most effective support to achieve academic success.

Our Latest Rock Star: Mare Island Technology Academy

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Scott Sterling

Mare Island Technology Academy, California's first charter program, has partnered with Study Island and Plato Courseware to achieve a nearly 100-point Academic Performance Index increase since 2009. This year, the Academy's middle and high school were both honored with the California Gold Ribbon Schools Award, and now they have been named Edmentum's latest Rock Star program!

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