Recently, I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Connie Yearwood about her elementary school’s implementation of Edmentum programs, and she dropped more than a few teaching truth bombs that really resonated with us. Here are a few words of wisdom that we wanted to share with you to inspire, motivate, and encourage you.
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Last summer, Edmentum rolled out video conferencing software, powered by Zoom, for all of our EdOptions Academy students and educators and it’s been a game-changer. EdOptions Academy teachers have always prioritized relationship building, but the ability to easily connect via video is helping deepen student-teacher connections, improve teachers’ ability to provide intervention, and allow students to more quickly and fully get their questions answered.
We at Edmentum think it is a good time to bring back one of our favorite series of posts dedicated to helping teachers fill their reading lists with inspiring, insightful, or just plain entertaining books around topics dominating education today.
Teachers tend not to have much input on testing these days (otherwise, the last decade would have looked a lot different), so the best an educator can do is help support students as they run through this examination gauntlet. Here are things to keep in mind.
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.