Despite the stigma, summer school has been proven a valuable opportunity for students and educators. Make the most of your time teaching this summer with these tips.
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Apr 11, 2022
Educators recognize that 2E students exist—often in the shadows—of the classroom. However, the real challenge is how to accurately identify these students, understand the challenges that they face, and implement whole-child-based strategies to best support them. Savvy teachers are now learning how to allow these students to experience the same opportunities available for gifted students and learn in ways that highlight their strengths, while addressing their challenges.
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YouTube has become the go-to source for teachers looking to enrich their lessons with video, bring concepts to life, or get some grading done at the back of the room. While it might be a powerful tool, and it has some safeguards against truly inappropriate content, it still takes some work to use it responsibly.
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In 2015, the next-generation assessments become real for teachers and administrators across the country. After hearing more and more concerns from educators about these new tests, we decided to hold an Assessment Summit at Edmentum to make sure that we are doing everything we can to understand the viewpoints of educators and to help prepare schools for these more challenging and rigorous tests.
Feb 10, 2015
Education can be defined as the field of study focused on teaching and learning, which is a fairly broad categorization. As a result, multiple models have been developed that are useful in representing what knowledge is needed to solve problems and in describing what processes exist for understanding a specific domain of knowledge. Let's look at one of these models which is discussed frequently: Norman Webb's Depth of Knowledge (DOK) framework.