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Ketsia Hamiliton, Edmentum’s National Assessment Consultant, continues with part three of her series, “The Educator as Analyst.”
As discussed in my previous blog, Common Core standards, and related assessments coming down the pike have become a political tug of war. How will this tug of war affect teachers and what are some of the challenges they are facing with the Common Core?
Now that implementation has begun in earnest throughout a good chunk of the country, it’s time to talk about what a person can expect if they were to walk into a math classroom being operated in th
I remember vividly finishing my first Praxis exam back in the early 90’s. I was in a classroom at a local college and had just filled in the last bubble on the answer sheet.
Windsor High School in Windsor, CT was recently recognized as an Edmentum Rock Star School. The Edmentum Rock Star School program recognizes outstanding schools and their inventive and effective uses of the full range of Edmentum learning solutions.
To paraphrase the 10th Amendment of the Constitution, powers not expressly granted to the federal government are the responsibility of the states.
We would all like to be differentiation rock stars, where every student that walks in our door has an experience tailored to them.
In 2003 I oversaw the implementation of the Palm Beach County School District’s virtual credit recovery program and was approached by the Palm Beach County Library System and the West Palm Beach Municipal Recreation Department.
The start of the school year can bring many challenges: struggling students, scheduling conflicts, teacher shortages, and the list goes on.
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The first report cards should be right around the corner, followed by concerned parents who want to meet with you.
Competency-based learning (CBL) is the idea that instead of students moving along in their educational careers based on how old they are, they should instead progress based on mastery of a set of skills. Here are some actionable tips to implement CBL in your classroom.
ILA 2015 opens tomorrow and Edmentum is very excited to be attending! Visit us Saturday through Monday in the exhibit hall at booth #1238.
Project-based learning (PBL) takes an innovative approach emphasizing critical thinking, problem solving, and collaboration to engage students and effectively teach next-generation standards. We have broken down the components of PBL to help educators apply it in their classroom or school.
We have exciting enhancements coming for Plato Courseware this summer and fall, including new CTE courses, a virtual learning collaboration space, and new flexible assignments.
We saw some amazing things at ISTE 2015! From great responses to our question to educators of "why?", to meaningful conversations with customers, to meeting Estella Pyfrom of Estella's Brilliant Bus, the conference was exactly the dose of motivation we all need from time to time.
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Grants are a great source of funding for classroom tools, and summer is a great time to put in applications. Here are some tips to help make the grant writing process smooth and successful.
At ISTE 2015, our customer Newport School District led an informative presentation on how the district created a sustainable blended learning program to offer expanded academic opportunities to students.
Providing effective, differentiated instruction in a multi-ability, multilingual classroom can be a juggling act, and at times, it may seem overwhelming.
This year at ISTE, we asked as many educators as we could round up the not-so-simple question of why they are in education, and we've been blown away by the great answers we have received!
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