Online Credit Recovery Resource Round-Up
Online Credit Recovery Resource Round-Up
Credit recovery programs are useful to offer students tailored support based on their unique learning needs, whether those needs are graduating on time, bridging learning gaps, or reteaching for remediation. With online programs, educators can view data faster, manage students and courses more efficiently, and save plenty of time. This blog post will offer a roundup of helpful credit recovery resources and provide more insight into Courseware and EdOptions Academy, Edmentum’s online curriculum programs.
Organizing, Planning, and Maintaining a Credit Recovery Program
This guide will help you evaluate the type of credit recovery program you’re looking to offer, the students you’re looking to serve, and the instruction and staffing that you’ll need for a successful program implementation.
This workbook is helpful as you plan for a successful credit recovery program, whether your district is thinking about implementing a program for the first time or looking to evaluate an already existing program. It will help you think critically about topics that affect the success of a program, such as needs analysis, curriculum evaluation criteria, defined evaluation plans, and more.
Credit Recovery Blog Series
In this three-part credit recovery series, the Edmentum Professional Services team uses its collective years of experience partnering with numerous districts to share best practices on starting and maintaining credit recovery programs.
This blog post will help you think about topics such as the credit recovery selection process, logistics, and resources for educators hoping to start or revamp their own program.
Once implementation is under way, how do you ensure that your program is on track? This blog post offers tips surrounding online program setup, progress monitoring, student collaboration, and student portfolios.
After implementation is complete and your credit recovery program is on track, the next thing to think about is credit recovery program management. This blog post suggests best practices regarding progress and improvement reflection, educator group meeting topics, and customization options to successfully manage your intervention program.
Credit Recovery Quick Reads
Online learning, in standard classrooms as well as credit recovery programs, is not about finding an “easier” alternative to traditional courses; it’s about engaging different learning modalities, uncovering genuine interests, monitoring progress, tailoring pace, developing useful real-world skills, and achieving the ultimate goal of a high school diploma. For more blog posts like this, check out our collection of credit recovery blog posts.
For students who get off to a difficult start in high school, the gaps in their skills and knowledge often accumulate, eventually resulting in missed credits and, quite possibly, negative feelings about themselves and school. What can educators do to reverse this kind of trend and help struggling high school students get back on track to graduate?
Oftentimes students won’t know all the options available to them to recover credits and meet their graduation goal. That’s why the guidance of knowledge educators willing to listen to students’ struggles and concerns is so important. Learn about how three schools succeeded in providing credit recovery options to struggling students with ingenuity, a listening ear, and a touch of virtual learning.
The most successful credit recovery programs are those in which everyone involved takes ownership. That being said, each stakeholder encounters different challenges throughout the journey. This blog post provides credit recovery tips to the three categories of stakeholders most invested in these types of educational programs: administrators, instructors, and students.
Minimesters (condensed academic terms) can be a great approach to help students quickly recover credits, begin building academic momentum, and gain confidence in their ability to make it to the graduation finish line. Read about eight common questions answered to help your school get started with minimesters for credit recovery!
Every student has unique learning needs, and no one knows how to address those needs better than teachers. So, when Central High School in Burlington, Illinois, wanted to employ a blended learning solution in its new credit recovery program, the ability to customize course content was at the top of its list of requirements, and it led the school to Edmentum’s solutions. For more stories likes this, check out our collection of success stories.
Edmentum’s Credit Recovery Offerings
The Edmentum course catalog showcases the rigorous and engaging courses we offer. Filter by state, subject, and/or grade level to find a course that resonates with your students’ needs. In need of a state-certified virtual teacher? EdOptions Academy offers just that. Courseware and EdOptions Academy provide the same digital curriculum. With EdOptions Academy, however, you get to pair the curriculum with our state-certified virtual teachers. Courses that are only offered through either Courseware or EdOptions Academy will be marked as such in parentheses next to course names.
Learn more about how you can meet your students’ credit recovery and unit recovery needs with Edmentum in an engaging and attainable format. With the help of our courses, you’ll be able to:
- Identify unit and credit recovery needs
- Deliver high-quality, individualized instruction
- Monitor progress frequently
- Make data-driven adjustments
Credit Recovery in Action
Akron Public Schools’ digital learning coordinator, Marcie Ebright, shares how the district used Edmentum courses to expand its course catalog offerings and retain students who would have otherwise left the district in favor of online charter schools. The district reached the decision to partner with Edmentum based on positive feedback from teachers, interactivity from students, and ease of process for student to follow the Courseware.
Akron Public Schools’ online program mentor, Kelly Ford, provides an overview of how she is able to mentor, challenge, and support students taking online courses in a classroom setting.
This video discusses why teacher shortages are occurring and how some states are tackling the issue head-on by thinking outside of the box. Learn how districts can ease the burden of their teachers, who are inevitably overwhelmed by teacher shortages, by partnering with Edmentum for first-time credit and credit recovery needs.