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Bernell Jones, who has taught 7th grade math at White Station Middle School in Memphis, Tennessee, for the past 16 years, was recently recognized as one of Edmentum’s 2019 Inspiring Educators. He was distinguished for his outstanding commitment to his students, his creative use of technology in his classroom, and the encouraging and supportive environment he has curated in his classroom with his students. We had the opportunity to chat with Mr. Jones about the ways he uses technology to support his instruction, how he gets his students to love math, and how he uses Study Island to make some noise in class.
Michaela Kenon, who teaches math, German, and CTE courses for EdOptions Academy, uses videos posted to her Twitter account to reach her students, coming up with creative parodies and even rap songs (at the request of her students) to make online learning approachable, relatable, and most of all, fun.
This month, Mr. Clark was named 2019 Edmentum Educator of the Year. He was recognized for his unwavering dedication to his students, along with his creative and effective use of technology, which has been pivotal to the tremendous success of OHS’ credit recovery program. We sat down with Mr. Clark about what his involvement with the credit recovery program is, how his students are succeeding with Courseware, and what being Educator of the Year means to him.
Meeting Students Where They Are to Build Authentic Connections: Get to Know EdOptions Academy Teacher Diane McRandal
Check out what one of our EdOptions Academy health and physical education teachers, Diane McRandal, has to say about what motivates her to work in education, what her job as a virtual teacher involves, and why she loves working with EdOptions Academy students!
In response to your feedback, we have been releasing a series of enhancements to make sure that Study Island continues to meet and exceed your needs as your go-to practice and formative assessment program. In this post, I'll unpack our most recent updates and also provide a peek at what's to come this summer and fall.