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[Individualized Learning] 10 of the Best Items from Edmentum Exact Path as Chosen by Our Curriculum Team

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Madison Michell

We hope that as students and teachers dig into our new Exact Path product, they will discover not only the myriad of possibilities it opens up for individual learners but also the richness of each parcel of content itself.

Study Island Year in Review: Our Top Updates & Enhancements

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Ashlee Tatum-Eckley

From enhanced reporting to new classroom engagement features, it has been a big year for Study Island! Here is a brief recap of the new features and functionality released during the previous school year.

Education Terms All Parents Should Know

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Sarah Cornelius

It can be difficult for parents to decode education-related jargon. We've defined four important terms that all parents should be familiar with - next generation assessments, PBL, maker ed, and DOK!

[Web-Based Testing] Best Practices to Prepare Students

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Sarah Cornelius

Have you started spring test-prep efforts in your classroom yet?

3 Reasons to Use Tech in Your Test Prep Efforts

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Sarah Cornelius

Online solutions can help boost your students' confidence and improve achievement this testing season. Check out these top three reasons to embrace technology as a part of your test prep program!

Study Island Feature Focus: Technology-Enhanced Items

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Ashlee Tatum-Eckley

Learn about Study Island's technology-enhanced items, which help students develop high-order thinking skills, demonstrate deeper understanding, and prepare for more rigorous next-generation assessments.

Edmentum's Vision for Assessment Solutions

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Mark Caulfield

Edmentum strives to help students reach their academic goals by providing assessment solutions that identify and support individual student learning needs. Guiding our vision for assessment solutions are the exciting changes currently taking place in regard to next-generation assessments.

Preparing Students for Next-Generation Assessments

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Dave Adams

Educators are currently working hard to prepare students for the rigor of next-generation assessments like the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC). However, there is an additional set of challenges beyond the content rigor that students need to be prepared for—the technical aspects of online assessments.

[Four Assessment Trends] Moving to Next-Generation Assessment Systems

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Ketsia Hamilton

President Obama’s signature education grant program Race to the Top has brought significant changes to the US education system. Race to the Top centers on four major reforms: adopting rigorous standards, building actionable data systems to measure student growth, developing and retaining effective educators, and turning around our lowest-achieving schools.

[Common Core] 6 Professional Development Tips for Your Teachers

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Mandy Groen

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represent a significant shift in student expectations and assessments. Here are six professional development tips you can give your teachers to help them align to the Common Core expectations and prepare learners to succeed on the new exams.

[6 Classroom Tips] Common Core Assessments

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Mandy Groen

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) represent a significant shift in student expectations and assessments. Below are a few simple changes you can make in your classroom to help your students be successful.

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