Here are the latest courses being added to curricula by forward-thinking schools across the country.
The economy is changing—and education must change along with it in order to prepare students for success in the workforce. Career Technical Education (CTE) is one of the biggest and most promising trends in education for just that reason. But what do CTE courses actually encompass? And why all the hype about them? Let’s look at the numbers to understand.
Edmentum has one inspiring goal that guides our vision for Plato Courseware: Empower educators to help all students achieve their learning goals through our online courseware. We work toward this goal by offering flexible, quality curriculum and technology to allow for customized solutions that fit each district’s unique situation.
In Oklahoma, the teacher shortage is such a critical issue that the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Janet Barresi, called on the state legislature to act. The issue of teacher shortages is not only an issue there but also is a problem for small, often rural, school districts in many other states.
Live chat, class discussion boards, email, webinars, and virtual field trips are all samples of online course interactions that have become staples over the past 10 years. Are they all needed for online student success? Or is it primarily the frequency and/or the application of a substantial grade percentage that needs to be changed to existing modes of online interactions between students and instructors?