This past March, I had the pleasure of speaking with kindergarten teacher Courtney Munsell and 5th grade teacher Nikki Privett, both educators at Fortville Elementary School in Indiana. In our conversation together, they quickly began comparing and contrasting their use of Study Island, Edmentum’s K–12 practice and formative assessment program. These teachers have expertly uncovered keys to utilizing Study Island to help their students meet grade-level expectations and prepare for summative assessments.
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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!
Why are some districts transitioning to 4 day weeks? We’ll be discussing some of the pros and cons of having a four-day school week and sharing some feedback from districts that have made the switch. Let’s dive in!
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.
In response to new requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) is implementing ambitious new graduation and college- and career-readines