Meet the Tennessee Volunteer ChalleNGe Academy (TNVCA) in Nashville, Tennessee, the high school champions of Edmentum’s 2019 Exact Path Skills Challenge competition. I had the chance to talk with Kevin Meadows, lead instructor at the TNVCA, and chat about how the school is using Exact Path to personalize learning for students in an alternative setting, why Exact Path works for the school, and what got his students motivated to beat out the high school competition.
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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.
“I think one of the simplest features—that’s nice for teachers with Study Island—is simply the fact that students have access to all the standards,” said Mr. Krause. “It really allows a teacher to be able to assign tasks and create assignments unique to a students’ readiness.”
Are you curious about what the student experience is really like in virtual courses? Join us for a LIVE panel discussion with several of our highly qualified EdOptions Academy teachers on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 10:30 AM CT to learn more!
At EdOptions Academy, our vision is empowering futures, one student at a time. The only way that happens is by recognizing each student as the unique person he or she is. Zach is one EdOptions Academy student who truly benefited from this personal approach.
Join us for a free, live webinar on Thursday, September 12, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST, as we dive into how Edmentum’s new partnership with Boulevard Arts is making world-famous art and historical artifacts accessible in the classroom via augmented reality (AR)!
Virtual Learning Program Planning: 6 Ways to Design an Application Process That Sets Up Students for Success
Schools and districts can provide valuable flexibility, autonomy, and expanded course options by creating a virtual program, but making sure that the right students are connected with the opportunity needs to be the first step. Check out these tips from virtual program administrators around the country who have developed vetting and application processes that lead to successful student outcomes.