Watching a group of twenty educators from across the country and in all kinds of different classroom and administrative roles come together over the span of just two days is a cool experience. Before this group parted ways, we asked them to reflect on a question that we frequently think about within the Educator Network—Why connect? Here’s what they had to say.
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Read on to hear from Sarika Simpson, former social studies teacher and secondary-level principal who has recently been named Edmentum’s Services Program Manager, to learn more about what she’s doing to keep us honest on our #EducatorFirst commitment.
At EdOptions Academy, our vision is empowering futures, one student at a time. The only way that happens is by recognizing each student as the unique person he or she is. Zach is one EdOptions Academy student who truly benefited from this personal approach.
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.
This October, we’re excited to announce a few new handy features that will provide meaningful data at your fingertips, offer additional assessment flexibility, support customizable data conversations, and deliver more learning path transparency.
Edmentum’s October Webinars: Exact Path for Higher Ed, Social Emotional Learning Best Practices, and More!
This month, we have webinars focusing on social emotional learning in the classroom, how to use exact path for higher education, a customer spotlight, and best practices for using Exact Path data. Take a look at all the new webinars that will deepen your knowledge as our Edmentum experts share their expertise.
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:
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.