In response to requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) is implementing ambitious new graduation and college, career, and citizens
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Madison Michell has been a member of the Edmentum team since 2014 and currently serves as a Marketing Manager. As a former Kindergarten and 3rd grade teacher during her time as a Teach For America corps member, she believes education truly has the power to transform lives. She is passionate about connecting educators with online programs, best practices, and research that improve teaching and learning for today's students.
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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.
Knowing that ELLs represent a growing part of the U.S. student body and that elementary schools are feeling the weight of that impact, it’s critical that K–5 educators are prepared to support these students. Consider implementing these six elementary strategies to give your ELL students the best shot at success.
While your next lesson on fractions doesn’t need to be TED Talk–worthy, applying some of the secrets from these skilled speakers could change your teaching practice for the better. Here are nine quotable moments that (in my opinion) belong in every teacher development program.
While it’s certainly important to understand the academic skills of these incoming kinder students, it’s just as critical to measure physical well-being and social and emotional development. Let’s take a closer look at how several states are rising to the challenge.