It’s safe to say we’re in the midst of a digital education age! What does that mean for schools and districts? While increased access to technology and online learning software opens up a new world of possibilities, it also leads to a lot of questions regarding quality and effectiveness. Fortunately, as educators seek providers and partners they can trust, the highly respected International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has elevated and contributed to the conversation by establishing the ISTE Seal of Alignment program.
Edmentum works closely with the University of California and the California DOE to make sure that our online courses meet the rigorous "a-g" standards designed to ensure that students attain the breadth and depth of general knowledge to be successful in advanced studies.
We work hard to make sure our Plato Courseware online courses are up to date with relevant standards, and regularly submit our courses to be reviewed by state departments of education and independent national review organizations to be placed on both recommended and required course lists.
ISTE's Seal of Alignment for Readiness indicates that EdOptions Academy courses focus on teaching students to effectively use technology, and build the foundational technology skills needed to support the ISTE Standards.
This post is the final installment in a series with the team at WebbAlign, a leading provider of research and training in assessment and standards alignment using Webb’s depth of knowledge (DOK
In part 2 of our series with WebbAlign, Edmentum's Curriculum Director discusses her department's recent DOK training with the WebbAlign team and how they are incorporating what they learned into our online solutions.
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