At its core, blended learning is designed to help personalize learning experiences for every student by effectively infusing technology into the teaching and learning process. This how-to workbook is designed to help you determine the most appropriate blended learning program for your school or district, build a plan for a successful rollout, and navigate the implementation process.
[High Stakes Testing] Using Classroom Culture, Test-Taking Skills, and Mindfulness to Overcome Test Season Stress
To help you calm fraying nerves and ensure students are successful on high-stakes exams, we’ve put together our favorite tips on cultivating a productive classroom environment, teaching effective test-taking strategies, and leveraging mindfulness as your test-prep secret weapon.
Here are four questions school and district leaders can ask to borrow from the community-building savvy of the corporate world and create mission and vision statements that resonate with staff and students.
One of the more fascinating discussions at the Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) 2019 in Orlando last month was centered on educational leadership, specifically what tech-savvy administrators do to advance their schools and districts. The panel discussion, hosted by international consultant Matt Harris and featuring thought leaders Alex Inman, Jianli Jiao, and Sonny Magana, included some unexpected ideas that any administrator can take to heart.
Educator First in Action: Incorporating Social Justice Frameworks in Edmentum Curriculum with Teaching Tolerance
Within the curriculum department, we chose to work with Teaching Tolerance in order to learn more about school climate, instruction, classroom culture, family and community engagement, and teacher leadership. The work we did in that PD session was meaningful, and it’s really stuck with me—I still find myself reaching back to some of the conversations that took place to find understanding and tolerance as well as examine my own thoughts and reactions on a daily basis.
So, if you haven’t already, create your account, then check out some of these outstanding educator accounts and find yourself jumping down an entirely new (and entirely more productive) rabbit hole if fresh ideas and real-world advice. Some are big names with big followings, others are still flying a little under the radar, but they all have great insights to offer. While you’re at it, follow the Edmentum Educator Network, and start connecting with our community of diverse and dedicator teachers and administrators!