With testing season comes practice assessments, a dose of stress, and sometimes, conflicting information about academic standards.
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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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It’s hard to believe that the North Carolina End-of-Grade (EOG) and End-of-Course (EOC) assessments are just a few months away! Between making sure that you are staying on pace with curriculum guides, practicing test-taking procedures and strategies, and providing the targeted reinforcement students need, spring state testing can quickly begin to feel overwhelming. We’re hoping to help lighten the load (even if only a little bit) by curating all the best testing resources we could get our hands on.
After reflecting on many conversations with Edmentum customers who use Exact Path, our K–12 assessment-driven, individualized learning program, we’ve compiled four of those best practices and considerations that you should know to help support your struggling middle and high school students.
As more and more schools up their student-device ratio to 1:1, the possibilities for eLearning opportunities have expanded. In Indiana, this idea of virtual options for learning first manifested itself in the form of the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) Flex Program, launched in 2011, followed by the Virtual Option for Inclement Weather, which kicked off in 2014. Then, beginning in the 2017–18 school year, the IDOE combined these efforts into what is known today as the IDOE eLearning Day Program.