Modern classrooms are being transformed by technology. Recent, dramatic increases in student access to technology through bring-your-own-device (BYOD) and 1:1 initiatives have provided teachers with blended and virtual learning opportunities for their students that can fundamentally change how learning occurs. As the traditional classroom evolves into an environment rich in technology, educators are looking for guidance on how to choose the best educational technology (edtech) solutions.
It’s hard to ignore virtual assistants like Alexa and the impact they’ve had on the world in such a short time. We’ve browsed Amazon’s massive Alexa skills library for the best skills to bring into your classroom to keep your students engaged and on task.
There’s no denying that teachers everywhere are feeling a little burnt out as the year ends, but there are many ways to keep your students focused and engaged until the very end that don’t include searching through YouTube for another video to watch.
With Edmentum Exact Path, you can turn to an online summer learning program that’s much more meaningful for your students and beneficial for their varying learning abilities. Discover four tips to keep the learning going using Exact Path, even when students aren’t in the classroom.
Most students lose two months of math skills every summer, and two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and their middle-income peers can be attributed to summer learning loss in elementary school. Why accept summer learning loss when you can fight it with Study Island? You can use Study Island to run a completely virtual summer learning program consisting of skills practice in all core content areas, as well as additional activities in writing and reading.
Making it through a school year in itself is an accomplishment. The years may fly by for you as a teacher, but there were points where the students believed that June would never get here. Although all they may want to do is look forward, it’s important for your students to see how they’ve grown in their skills during the course of the year and celebrate their successes, no matter how small.
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