For today’s students, it’s all about having options. More and more students are looking for flexible choices outside of the traditional classroom setting. Akron Public Schools (APS) was searching for a solution to provide these kind of flexible course options in order to help more students remain in the district and achieve academic success.
Edmentum’s Plato Courseware was already being highly utilized by the district as a credit recovery solution, and feedback from both teachers and users led APS to grow the partnership to provide fully online course options through EdOptions Academy. Watch this interview with APS Digital Learning Coordinator Marcy Ebright and learn why EdOptions Academy was an “easy plug in” to help the district expand its digital learning program:
Of course, the right courseware is only half of the equation for any successful digital learning program. APS has put in place an outstanding mentor program to support and guide students throughout their experience learning online. Check out this video for an inside look at the role of APS’ mentors:
Interested in finding out more about how your school or district can partner with Edmentum and EdOptions Academy to offer your students rigorous, expanded course options? Check out our complete course listing!
Did you know EdOptions Academy is a recipient of the ISTE Standards and Seal of Alignment program? To learn more, check out the organization’s webpage.