A lot has changed in the past decade, both inside and outside of the classroom, that have changed the landscape of education in more ways than one. Take a look back over some of the most impactful policy shifts and practices that have altered the teacher’s workday over the last 10 years, as well as stories on how to save a dying language, how ESSA has evolved since 2015, and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up.
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Meet Red Level Elementary in Red Level, Alabama, the elementary school champions of Edmentum’s 2019 Exact Path Skills Challenge competition. Read on to discuss how the school is using Exact Path uniquely in each grade level, why Exact Path works for the school, and how the school plans to celebrate its victory.
Meet the Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy (TNVCA) in Nashville, Tennessee, the high school champions of Edmentum’s 2019 Exact Path Skills Challenge competition. I had the chance to talk with Kevin Meadows, lead instructor at the TNVCA, and chat about how the school is using Exact Path to personalize learning for students in an alternative setting, why Exact Path works for the school, and what got his students motivated to beat out the high school competition.
Between the student debt crisis, admissions scandals, and colleges buying student data to boost exclusivity, there’s a lot to dive into when it comes to higher education. In this week’s edition of the EdNews Round Up, explore topics centered around issues faced by higher education institutions, students, and graduates.
We've put together fact sheets, activities, a poster, and critical-thinking questions known as ThinkIts so that you and your class can explore the history of Thanksgiving and discuss the traditions we observe today.