Learning in the elementary grades is all about interactive, hands-on instruction and collaborative experiences—which means school closures have been especially difficult for K-5 educators to naviga
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Combining fieldwork and field trips can also present some real challenges. Here are some tips from Ms. Olson and the Edmentum and Calvert Learning teams for successfully combining and making the most of PBL fieldwork and field trips.
Today, it’s more important than ever for students to become independent thinkers and self-directed learners. In tomorrow’s workplace, they’ll be expected to learn on the go in order to solve problems we can only imagine today. To help them meet those future challenges, Calvert Learning has designed our curriculum to give students more responsibility for their learning as they advance through lessons.
90 percent of educators surveyed in a recent, multinational study say that schools don’t do enough to integrate creative problem-solving into their curriculum. And, employers routinely complain that prospective workers lack the problem-solving skills essential in today’s workplace. At Edmentum, we’re addressing those concerns with every lesson.
Calvert Learning is proud to participate in the process of updating the National Standards for Quality (NSQ) Online Learning led by Quality Matters (QM) and the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA). In a world filled with so many online content options and teaching modalities, it’s critical that the standards for online learning and teaching stay current and reflect the industry’s latest thinking.
Children’s Use of Media in K–8 Virtual Learning: What Virtual Schools Need to Know When Designing Curriculum
Let’s take a look into what the AAP’s recommendations on children's use of media are and how Calvert Learning keeps them in mind when designing online curriculum.
I am extremely excited to share with all of you that Calvert Education Services is joining the Edmentum family. Calvert is an incredible education services group that helps both educators and students succeed with virtual and blended learning solutions. Its incredible products help students build the important lifelong skills needed to thrive in a fast-paced world.