Minnesota consistently ranks among the highest-performing states when it comes to education quality, but there are persistent, significant gaps in the achievement of certain groups of Minnesota students as compared to others. Here, we’re digging into some of the state-testing data and leading research to provide a 30,000-foot view of this complicated, controversial issue.
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Why Do We Need Alternative Education? Prioritizing Student Needs and Personal Relationships to Lay the Foundation for Academic Progress
Jan 06, 2020
When I graduated from college in 1989 and hired for my first teaching job, I thought I knew everything there was to know about lesson planning, quality instruction, and classroom management. My first year of teaching was a fast wake-up call, and since then I have focused my energy and attention on those students who are not successful.
Dec 18, 2019
Let’s take a look at 19 of our incredible partners who are changing the game in the fast-paced world of education when it comes to credit recovery and intervention; practice and state test preparation; flexible, expanded course options to support student achievement; and educators who went above and beyond.
Sep 27, 2019
When the odds are stacked against you after years of school underachievement, how do you change the narrative and show that students are capable of success? We recently asked Dr. Elizabeth McNally, principal at Highland Elementary School in Columbus City School District of Columbus, Ohio, to tell us how her school is doing just that with the help of Edmentum.
Sep 23, 2019
To address the needs of this growing segment of the student population, educators are working harder than ever to refine administrative and instructional practices to help students master both English and their state’s rigorous academic standards. To support you in your efforts, we’ve assembled a curated list of our top resources focused on helping ELLs achieve success in the classroom.
[Study Island + Exact Path] How Two Texas Districts Boosted Student Achievement Through Intervention, Acceleration, and Practice
Aug 09, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
Jul 02, 2019
In the context of our K-12 personalized learning program, Exact Path, a Building Block is a lesson that covers a prerequisite skill (often from a lower grade level) and is introduced into the student’s learning path automatically, when remediation is needed. To further explain how Building Blocks work in Exact Path, we’re answering four common questions on the topic.