Standards-based grading is a grading system in which the grade a student earns is a direct reflection of that student’s level of mastery of the standards covered. All other factors are removed from the calculation of the grade, or they are pulled out and used to calculate a separate effort or behavior grade.
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Through planning and trial and error and with the help of online tools, Ms. Paquette has created a personalized learning environment to help her students achieve success. In this article, we’ll share what a typical day looks like in Ms. Paquette’s classroom and then break down some of the components that really make her classroom work.
Here’s why we’re talking about preventing summer learning loss in the middle of October—we wanted to share how a Minnesota school partnered with Edmentum to have students participate in a summer contest by using one of our K–12 programs, Study Island, during the summer of 2018.
Special education students have a wide range of unique needs and abilities that require intentional accommodations and modifications, often outlined in their IEPs. Choosing the right program can provide meaningful insights into your learners’ strengths, weaknesses, and knowledge gaps and can help you provide effective and individualized instruction.
At Edmentum, we’re familiar with the impact that blended learning, intervention, credit recovery, and remediation in grades 6–8 can have on a district. Check out a few of these inspiring success stories straight from middle schools across the country.
Luckily, there are plenty of resources readily available to help you incorporate a UDL approach in your classroom. Not quite sure where to begin? We’ve compiled some of our favorite (and free!) websites, portals, and online tools to help you get started!