The first semester of any school year can feel long, especially because days off in the fall and winter are few and far between compared to the spring. We recently asked teachers on our Facebook page to give us their best advice on how to de-stress and avoid burnout during this time of year. Here are a few of our favorite responses.
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.
You’ve most likely heard of the term pedagogy, defined as the method and practice of teaching, but have you heard of andragogy? Andragogy is defined as the understanding of the science and practice of adult learning.
For the sake of improving learning, Edmentum Exact Path, our K–8 individualized learning solution, applies many of the latest ideas behind building engagement in order to provide thoughtful features that focus on connecting students to what they’re learning and placing ownership directly on the student. So, how do we do that?—by ensuring that, on each step of the way, students can track their progress, understand their growth, and set individualized goals for future success. Today, let’s take a closer look at a few of the features within Exact Path that do just that.
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.
At Edmentum, we know all about what it’s like to try to teach a new lesson while visions of sugarplums dance in the heads of your students. So, to help, we polled current and former educators for their favorite tips, engagement tricks, and best practices for getting through the winter holiday hustle.
Although teachers appreciate any sign of admiration they can get, there are certain gifts that are talked about and marveled at in the lounge. If you’re thinking of giving a teacher a treat, these ideas are a step in the right direction.
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