Although EdOptions Academy teachers don’t meet their students in person, they are entirely committed to building real relationships with every student and helping students through each step of their virtual courses. Here are five ways EdOptions Academy teachers help students stay engaged and set our virtual courses apart.
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We have an experienced team of Michigan partners who are knowledgeable about Michigan’s education system and policies, are active members of the local community, and most importantly, are dedicated to helping students and educators in the state succeed. Get to know your Edmentum partners in Michigan with these fun introductions.
Edmentum is committed to being your trusted partner in education, and we take data security and integrity very seriously. To that end, Edmentum programs offer a variety of integration options to facilitate any environment. Take a look at our integrations overview for a review of our capabilities.
Educator First in Action: Incorporating Social Justice Frameworks in Edmentum Curriculum with Teaching Tolerance
Within the curriculum department, we chose to work with Teaching Tolerance in order to learn more about school climate, instruction, classroom culture, family and community engagement, and teacher leadership. The work we did in that PD session was meaningful, and it’s really stuck with me—I still find myself reaching back to some of the conversations that took place to find understanding and tolerance as well as examine my own thoughts and reactions on a daily basis.
In November, several of Edmentum’s science curriculum developers had the privilege of attending the Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST) 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas. Edmentum team members mingled with and learned from over 6,000 educators and science advocates over the course of three days. Participants attended breakout sessions presented by educators who generously shared innovative strategies for conveying scientific concepts to students. Every session was valuable in its own way, but here are the top three concepts weighing heavily on the minds of science educators:
Edmentum’s Volunteer Time Off program offers paid volunteer time to team members to follow their passions and give back to their local communities. Read all about one outstanding team member’s story in this blog from Accounts Payable Specialist Torri Campbell.
At Edmentum, we value the ability to leverage our own extensive network of partners and employees with deep expertise to provide opportunities for educators to connect and develop a means to connect, whether that’s through sharing best practices in a webinar or facilitating a local event for educators to problem-solve and share stories.