Anyone who has lived in a small town knows how strong the ties of community are. Rural communities have so much to offer, but they also face some unique challenges. And especially in recent decades, some of these communities have watched the standby industry dry up or move away; dealt with the consequences of generational poverty; or seen population demographics shift significantly.
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Sarah Cornelius is a Senior Marketing Specialist at Edmentum and has been with the company since 2014. In her role, she works to provide educators with engaging and insightful resources. Sarah received her B.S. in Professional Communications and Emerging Media from the University of Wisconsin - Stout.
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Recently, five of our exceptional EdOptions Academy teachers got together for a live panel to discuss the learning experience for students in our virtual courses. Here are some highlights of what these educators shared about the online teaching and learning process; how they keep students engaged and on track; and what they do to collaborate and communicate with their students, students’ families, and other educators.
Get to Know Our PLC: Read These 10 Exclusive Articles from the Edmentum Educator Network on Education Topics That Matter
Check out these blog posts to see all of the learning that is taking place in our PLC—and yes, we realize these topics are a little bit all over the place, but isn’t that every educator’s day-to-day reality?
At EdOptions Academy, our vision is empowering futures, one student at a time. The only way that happens is by recognizing each student as the unique person he or she is. Zach is one EdOptions Academy student who truly benefited from this personal approach.
So, what’s the best solution when district and school budgets are tight? Try applying for a grant! We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of some of the best grants out there for Michigan educators—including state-specific programs, as well as national awards offered by corporations, professional societies, and nonprofit organizations—all organized by application due date*.
Minnesota has demonstrated its commitment to high-quality science education by being a lead state partner (along with 25 other states) for the NGSS. To support Minnesota educators in transition process to the new NGSS-influenced standards, we’ve compiled a helpful list of resources to explore: