By combining Edmentum’s industry-leading Courseware digital curriculum and outstanding team of EdOptions Academy virtual teachers with FEV Tutor’s 24/7, live, one-to-one online tutoring support, we can accelerate learning outcomes and empower more students to believe in their own potential.
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Putting Student Needs First to Build a Foundation for Academic Success: How Little Falls High School Leverages Edmentum Courseware for Credit Recovery and Hybrid Online Learning
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.
We designed our STEM PBL activities with the goal of cultivating 21st century workplace skills, helping students develop higher-order thinking (get students creating!), increasing student agency, and ultimately, providing opportunities for sustained inquiry.
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.
Edmentum’s solutions include 15 different technology-enhanced item types, requiring them to use higher-order thinking skills. They are designed with Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) framework and Bloom’s Taxonomy levels in mind. Using both of these frameworks ensures that each question is written to the appropriate difficulty level and that students are exposed to the appropriate content.
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: