Most students lose two months of math skills every summer, and two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and their middle-income peers can be attributed to summer learning loss in elementary school. Why accept summer learning loss when you can fight it with Study Island? You can use Study Island to run a completely virtual summer learning program consisting of skills practice in all core content areas, as well as additional activities in writing and reading.
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State tests are right around the corner, so most likely, preparation in your classroom, campus, or district is well underway. Even if you have a well-thought-out test-prep plan in place, here are a few tips to implement right now to step up your test-preparation efforts with Study Island.
Kinesthetic, Visual, Auditory, Tactile, Oh My! What Are Learning Modalities and How Can You Incorporate Them in the Classroom?
In education, learning modalities (also known as learning styles) are defined as the ways in which students use their senses throughout the learning process to acquire new skills. Let’s take a closer look at what some of the research and commentary on this topic says to determine how much value can be gained by weaving these styles into your instruction.
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.
Learning slides of any kind are always disappointing, so we’ve put together four ways (and one bonus tip) you can keep learning going throughout the winter break using Exact Path, our K–12 assessment-driven individualized learning program.
With Courseware, you can work with struggling students over winter break to help them master the skills they struggled with in the first semester and possibly earn some extra credit to boost their grades.