Curtis Jenkins, a bus driver for Lake Highlands Elementary in Dallas, Texas, is here to show us that educator inspiration doesn’t always come from inside a classroom.
What if technology tools could help you take your Star data results and immediately turn them into actionable, individualized learning plans for each of your students? This is exactly what Edmentum can help provide, via an assessment integration with our powerful online program, Exact Path. Let’s take a closer look at how the integration works and what program needs it can help solve.
Did you ever have a teacher whose class you hated to miss? A new study shows that the benefits of having one of those teachers last for years afterward, boosting high school graduation rates — especially for students who start out with the worst attendance records and test scores. Find out how engaging teachers are combatting chronic absenteeism, why a new census question could mean less funding for schools, and why diverse classroom libraries matter all in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
With our second Edmentum Educator Summit in the books, we continue to be blown away by the magic that happens when you bring educators together. At last week’s Summit, 18 teachers, principals, special education professionals, and technology coaches met at Edmentum’s Dallas offices for two jam-packed days of presentations, conversations, brainstorming, and simply getting to know one another.
Teaching anyone to read can be an intimidating task, but what if things just don’t start clicking? The majority of students with learning disabilities spend most of their school time in traditional classrooms, but on 17 percent of general education teachers feel equipped to teach them. Why is dyslexia so hard to talk about? Read more about this story, and more stories related to special education in reading and literacy in our Dyslexia edition of the EdNews Round Up.
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