Whether you’re an administrator making districtwide curriculum decisions or a teacher searching for new classroom resources, it’s important to make sure that you choose an online learning solution that fosters lifelong literacy in your students and streamlines the process of providing high-quality instruction. Take a look at these 10 best practices to keep in mind when choosing an online literacy solution.
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At Edmentum, it’s our goal to provide online tools and customized consulting to make educators’ lives easier. See how other schools across the United States are partnering with Edmentum to find effective solutions to address challenges created by teacher shortages.
The traditional practice of lesson study can serve as a model with no shortage of transferable steps that will help you as educators make the most of your pilot this year. Here are four takeaways from Japanese lesson study to help you run a successful edtech pilot and make impactful purchasing decisions.
You never know when or from whom you will find inspiration. Staff members at Orleans Community Schools thought they were coming into another mandatory training session. They had no idea they would see familiar faces who they had spent years trying to inspire. They also did not realize these familiar faces would be the ones doing the inspiring. Read on to see how I achieved a surprising and inspiring staff session.
To address the needs of this growing segment of the student population, educators are working harder than ever to refine administrative and instructional practices to help students master both English and their state’s rigorous academic standards. To support you in your efforts, we’ve assembled a curated list of our top resources focused on helping ELLs achieve success in the classroom.
Unfortunately, it's not uncommon for parents of ELL students to feel intimidated or discouraged from becoming actively engaged with their children's education due to language barriers or other cultural differences. We know that you have a lot of things on your plate, so we gathered several resources to help you find ways to encourage your ELL parents to engage more.
Virtual Learning Program Planning: 6 Ways to Design an Application Process That Sets Up Students for Success
Schools and districts can provide valuable flexibility, autonomy, and expanded course options by creating a virtual program, but making sure that the right students are connected with the opportunity needs to be the first step. Check out these tips from virtual program administrators around the country who have developed vetting and application processes that lead to successful student outcomes.
While you might not see it reported in school accountability reports, it’s not uncommon for teachers to leave the profession because of a negative school culture where they don’t feel supported or valued. We decided to ask our community of readers on our blog their thoughts on what their school culture currently does well and what could be improved.