Some children find true passions outside of the classroom early on. For these students, balancing those activities with critically important academics is a consistent challenge.
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Whether adult learners are coming back to school to gain new skills or trying to earn their GED credentials, Edmentum provides research-based solutions to assist educators and adult learners in facing unique challenges and circumstances.
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.
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.”