Using social media in the classroom can be a valuable learning tool, and the practice can open the door for a deeper level of classroom engagement and parent involvement if implemented thoughtfully. If you’re considering trying out a social media platform in your curriculum, classroom management strategy, or parent communications, check out these five tips for incorporating social media into your classroom.
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Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is a big holiday in China. Every year, people from all over the world come to China to take part in the traditional celebrations and customs associated with this holiday. With Edmentum's free Chinese New Year resource packet, you can celebrate the Year of the Rat in your classroom!
It's been more than 50 years since Dr. King’s famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” but thanks to modern technology, it’s easier than ever to bring history to life in your classroom. Take a look at some of these online videos and biographical resources that can help you bring the life and legacy of Dr. King to your students.
No one knows better than educators about the importance of staying up-to-date. For the past year, In Edmentum’s Weekly News Round Up has brought you the latest and most interesting education news, all in one place. This year, we are striving to bring you news focused around the topics that matter most to you. That’s why we are shifting the Weekly EdNews Round Up to a Topical EdNews Digest. Look out for this month’s edition, coming soon.
In our, we encouraged students from schools across the nation to master as many skills as they could in five weeks. All in all, students mastered hundreds of thousands of skills, students made learning path progress, and we learned more about the unique ways that teachers are motivating their students using Exact Path. We asked teachers from a few of the top-performing schools who mastered the most skills throughout the contest for tips on encouraging their students while using the program and found out some of the creative ways they make Exact Path fun all year round.
Education policy is set to be a central a topic of conversation in state and federal legislatures, as well as teacher lounges and dinner tables, as we head into an election year. In this week’s EdNews Round Up, revisit some of the most influential policies of 2019, and take a look at what could be in store for 2020.