When community emergencies take place—like public health threats, extreme weather, or transportation issues—the best decision may be to keep students out of school buildin
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No one knows better than educators about the importance of staying up-to-date. The recent reports of COVID-19, or coronavirus, across the U.S has led to the closure of many schools and districts globally. In this special edition of Edmentum’s News Round Up, you’ll find the latest news we have gathered pertaining to COVID-19 and the impact on U.S. education. Of course, you can find the latest updates and data on COVID-19 on the Center for Disease Control and World Health Organization websites as well as helpful resources.
According to a report by Scholastic and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, teachers work an average of 10 hours and 40 minutes each day, or over 53 hours per week. One of the reasons educators implement online learning is to save time, but with the continued growth and evolution of available tools, teachers often face an information and feature overload that can outweigh potential time savings and even limit the success of the implementation. The key to unlocking time-saving success could be artificial intelligence.
Our research team here at Edmentum was honored to have Marzano Research peer review a research project that we conducted for our classroom practice and assessment program, Study Island. Through that review, Marzano confirmed our findings about the effectiveness of Study Island, and we also uncovered four best practices to help students get the most out of online practice.