Adopting any new technology into a school takes time, money, and a LOT of research. Implementing any educational technology (edtech) solution can be a decision long in the making. How can you be sure that you’ve covered all your bases before buying? We’ve compiled our best resources into this handy guide to help your decision-making process!
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We attended ISTE 2018 in Chicago this past week and talked to a LOT of educators. A few of our team members asked teachers one simple question: “What’s your why?” Our team members captured a lot of incredible footage from the conference and shared the videos on our Twitter page. We gathered 10 of our favorite “My Why” for you here, representing anecdotes from educators all around the country!
Forward-thinking schools often look to a wide variety of courses to help prepare their students to meet educational objectives. With Courseware and EdOptions Academy, schools can provide courses that follow these objectives and provide engaging content that captivates students and sets them on the path for success later in life. Here are a few common objectives that schools nationwide are working toward, as well as corresponding classes from the Edmentum catalog that your school could consider offering.
Pennsylvania educators, we have some exciting news for you! Edmentum has created multiple rubrics to help guide the use of Study Island Benchmark Assessments as an on-track measure for the Future Ready PA Index. These rubrics can help Pennsylvania districts take advantage of the Future Ready option in selecting and evaluating alternative assessments for their schools that follow Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) guidelines.
As an educator, you’re probably aware that it’s not always easy to make science fun. Scientists like Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and even the band OK Go have been able to find a balance between science, fun, and entertainment – but where are the ladies at? That’s where comedic scientist Sophia Shrand comes in.
Agnes “Granny” Zhelesnik wasn’t your typical 102-year-old. Every morning, she would get up and head to the Sundance School in New Jersey to teach cooking and sewing lessons to elementary students. You wouldn’t believe how busy Agnes kept herself – between teaching classes and making costumes for the school play, she led a busy and fulfilling life.