This blog post will offer a roundup of helpful credit recovery resources and offer more insight into Courseware and EdOptions Academy, Edmentum’s online curriculum programs.
[Professional Development] Why Every Education Administrator Should Make Peer Connections a Priority
Administrators face similar challenges related to demands on their time and isolated work environments just as teachers do—and they have just as much (or maybe more) need for collaboration in order to share ideas and tackle important problems related to student outcomes, whether online or in person. So, why should administrators focus on being “connected educators” and prioritize collaboration with peers?
The most successful credit recovery programs are those in which everyone involved takes ownership. That being said, each stakeholder encounters different challenges throughout the journey. Here are some tips to get the most out of your program from the perspective of the three categories of stakeholders most invested in the program: administrators, teachers, and students.
Edmentum is excited to announce that we’ve expanded our partnership with MetaMetrics, the creator of the Quantile® Framework for Mathematics, in order to provide Quantile measures as an output from our Exact Path adaptive diagnostic assessments. When K–8 students complete their math assessments, the program will not only be able to pinpoint each student’s instructional level, strengths, and needs to provide a scale score and measure of academic growth, but it will also provide educators with a Quantile measure and associated range.
SAMR is a professional development model, created by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, that provides a technique for moving through degrees of technology adoption. When used in teacher professional development sessions, you can help your teachers overcome some hurdles they may have in technology implementation, as well as learn some new strategies along the way.
As you become more reliant on technology in the classroom and its benefits, there will always be minor and infrequent last-minute issues that can derail a lesson. While you may have a dedicated team of tech specialists and staff, it’s important to arm yourself with strategies and knowledge to help troubleshoot these inevitable issues. Here are five simple ways you can be prepared to curb any technology mishap in your classroom.
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