School closures due to community emergencies, inclement weather, and other unexpected events can’t be helped, but they can quickly put students behind, especially middle and high school students working through rigorous and tightly scheduled curriculum. However, with a little planning and the help of technology, school closure days don’t need to put learning on pause for secondary students.
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Managing School Closures: 5 Ways Educators Can Use Edmentum Courseware to Keep Students from Falling Behind
With Edmentum Courseware, instruction doesn't have to stop when school doors close—students have access to engaging pedagogically sound curriculum anytime, from anywhere they have an internet connection.
Sometimes, students just need one adult willing to listen to their struggles and concerns—just one knowledgeable teacher willing to offer alternative options that students may not have known were even available. A simple, “What do you need?” or “How can I support you?” can make a powerful difference. Learn how these three schools succeeded in providing credit recovery options to struggling high school students with ingenuity, a listening ear, and a touch of virtual learning.
Let’s take a look at 19 of our incredible partners who are changing the game in the fast-paced world of education when it comes to credit recovery and intervention; practice and state test preparation; flexible, expanded course options to support student achievement; and educators who went above and beyond.
As a virtual teacher for EdOptions Academy, I’ve seen that high student engagement and building relationships through video increases success in our courses and in the student’s online education as a whole. Here are some tips to take your video lessons to the next level.
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.