Calling all Indiana educators—have you planned your summer professional development (PD)?
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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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This past March, I had the pleasure of speaking with kindergarten teacher Courtney Munsell and 5th grade teacher Nikki Privett, both educators at Fortville Elementary School in Indiana. In our conversation together, they quickly began comparing and contrasting their use of Study Island, Edmentum’s K–12 practice and formative assessment program. These teachers have expertly uncovered keys to utilizing Study Island to help their students meet grade-level expectations and prepare for summative assessments.
Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Connie Yearwood about her elementary school’s implementation of Edmentum programs, and she dropped more than a few teaching truth bombs that really resonated with us. Here are a few words of wisdom that we wanted to share with you to inspire, motivate, and encourage you.
Random Lake School District in Random Lake, Wisconsin, is one such site that is putting the concept of virtual learning days to the test this year. I recently had the opportunity to connect with Random Lake Elementary School Principal Sandy Mountain to find how the school prepared and executed two such days this past January and what it learned from its experience to date.
For the sake of improving learning, Edmentum Exact Path, our K–12 individualized learning solution, applies many of the latest ideas behind building engagement in order to provide thoughtful features that focus on connecting students to what they’re learning and placing ownership directly on the student. So, how do we do that?—by ensuring that, on each step of the way, students can track their progress, understand their growth, and set individualized goals for future success. Today, let’s take a closer look at a few of the features within Exact Path that do just that.