Through our partnership with MetaMetrics, Edmentum is proud to offer foundational literacy programs that not only report Lexile measures through adaptive assessments and lessons, but also provide Lexile-leveled materials to help supplement instruction. Take a look at each of our Lexile-supported programs to discover how our solutions can help you confidently propel learning and literacy forward for your students.
[Adult + HigherEd] What Is Andragogy and How Can It Be Applied to My Classroom?
You’ve most likely heard of the term pedagogy, defined as the method and practice of teaching, but have you heard of andragogy? Andragogy is defined as the understanding of the science and practice of adult learning.
MetaMetrics® Quantile® Measures Now Available in Edmentum Exact Path
Edmentum is excited to announce that we’ve expanded our partnership with MetaMetrics, the creator of the Quantile® Framework for Mathematics, in order to provide Quantile measures as an output from our Exact Path adaptive diagnostic assessments. When K–12 students complete their math assessments, the program will not only be able to pinpoint each student’s instructional level, strengths, and needs to provide a scale score and measure of academic growth, but it will also provide educators with a Quantile measure and associated range.
An Educator’s Guide to Standards-Based Grading
Standards-based grading is a grading system in which the grade a student earns is a direct reflection of that student’s level of mastery of the standards covered. All other factors are removed from the calculation of the grade, or they are pulled out and used to calculate a separate effort or behavior grade.
Personalized Learning in Action: How One 5th Grade Math Teacher Makes It Work
Through planning and trial and error and with the help of online tools, Ms. Paquette has created a personalized learning environment to help her students achieve success. In this article, we’ll share what a typical day looks like in Ms. Paquette’s classroom and then break down some of the components that really make her classroom work.
5 Education Buzzwords That Parents Should Know
Navigating your state education agency’s website or staying up to date on the latest education news can feel like a daunting task with education terms and trends that you may be unfamiliar with. We wanted to help you stay in the know by breaking down the important points of these terms and definitions so that you can know what’s going on in your child’s classroom. Let’s get started.
The Teachers’ Ultimate Guide to Planning for the 2018–19 School Year
Right now, teachers around the nation are meeting new students; setting goals for the school year; and preparing lessons, assessments, and more. If you're a teacher, you’re probably reflecting on your instructional style, approach, and best practices. What are some of the successes you've had? What are some changes that you think you could make? To help you start another successful school year, we’ve pulled together some resources to line up with common educator goals for a little extra support when you’re planning!