Edmentum holds monthly webinars of informative and educational topics that are great opportunities for all educators to conveniently fulfill professional development requirements and also stay on t
The U.S vs. the World: The Smartest Kids in the World Evaluates Education Around the Globe
The United States of America has long compared its students to top-performing children of other nations, but how do the world’s education superpowers look through the eyes of a United States high school student?
Women in Education Leadership: 5 District Leaders Share How They Handle Career Challenges and Prioritizing Their Work
In this final post in our Women in Education Leadership series, we are continuing that discussion and sharing the panelists’ responses to these two questions: How do you handle a situation when an individual or a group of people doesn’t want you to succeed or is actively trying to derail you? What priorities drive the work that you do each day?
Women in Education Leadership: 5 District Leaders Share Their Paths to Success
During the inaugural Edmentum Women Leaders in Education Conference in Columbia, Missouri, we had the privilege of hearing from a panel of five women district leaders, each of whom walks a unique path to improving outcomes for the students in her care. The panelists volunteered their time and traveled to the University of Missouri in order to share their stories and provide advice and insights to other women leaders and those who aspire to lead.
How 5 EdOptions Academy Teachers Foster Student Engagement in Virtual Courses
Recently, five of our exceptional EdOptions Academy teachers got together for a live panel to discuss the learning experience for students in our virtual courses. Here are some highlights of what these educators shared about the online teaching and learning process; how they keep students engaged and on track; and what they do to collaborate and communicate with their students, students’ families, and other educators.
Why Connect? 8 Educators Reflect on their Experience at the Edmentum Educator Summit
Watching a group of twenty educators from across the country and in all kinds of different classroom and administrative roles come together over the span of just two days is a cool experience. Before this group parted ways, we asked them to reflect on a question that we frequently think about within the Educator Network—Why connect? Here’s what they had to say.
14 Leadership Insights for Women from the Missouri Commissioner of Education
Every speaker at our Missouri Women in Education Leadership event shared thoughtful advice and wisdom, and for this post, we’d like to share 14 leadership insights and lessons from Missouri Commissioner of Education Dr. Margie Vandeven.