As spring approaches, so do high-stakes tests.
Mar 06, 2020
No one knows better than educators about the importance of staying up-to-date. The recent reports of COVID-19, or coronavirus, across the U.S has led to the closure of many schools and districts globally. In this special edition of Edmentum’s News Round Up, you’ll find the latest news we have gathered pertaining to COVID-19 and the impact on U.S. education. Of course, you can find the latest updates and data on COVID-19 on the Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization websites as well as helpful resources.
Mar 03, 2020
The spring equinox not only brings with warm weather and more sunshine, it also means more opportunities for learning! In addition to the old reliable (and always fun) science lessons we turn to when the seasons to change (the solar system, plant life and vegetation, weather patterns) there are fresh, creative ways to touch on the spring-themed subjects we know and love, and even incorporate subjects like art and writing. Check out these four activity ideas for equinox themed learning!
Mar 02, 2020
According to a report by Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, teachers work an average of 10 hours and 40 minutes each day, or over 53 hours per week. One of the reasons educators implement online learning is to save time, but with the continued growth and evolution of available tools, teachers often face an information and feature overload that can outweigh potential time savings and even limit the success of the implementation. The key to unlocking time-saving success could be artificial intelligence.
Feb 27, 2020
Between the chaos of test preparation, grading, managing the classroom, keeping up with students, and everything else that comes along like school, sometimes it’s easy to put health and wellness on the back burner. In this EdNews Round Up, we dive into student health and wellness, including stories on how staying in school and spending time with friends can help you live longer, mindfulness and meditation in the classroom, how some districts are preparing for potential virus outbreaks, and more.