Worldwide, more and more students are taking advantage of virtual education options. As students, parents, and educators embrace the individualization and flexibility of online learning, this growth is likely to continue. With this in mind, it’s becoming critical for school and district administrators to have a plan in place to offer virtual options for students and, even more importantly, to make sure that students are set up for success in these programs.
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Given that alternative graduation pathways were no longer an option going into the 2018–19 school year, Dr. Ebbrecht and his team at Westerville City Schools knew that they needed to provide a remediation option for students during the fall semester for the 2019 graduation cohort who had not yet achieved the required points on the EOC exams. Similarly, we knew that educators across Ohio were facing this challenge, which is why we chose to partner and share effective best practices for EOC preparation at a recent lunch-and-learn event.
Whether you’re a seasoned superintendent looking to stay current or you’re a newcomer striving to achieve the top level someday, there are many skills required for your success. Here are 10 essential skills every superintendent needs.
As administrators and educational technologists plan their technology needs for an upcoming school year, professional development must be a part of the plan. All of the innovative products in the world will not make a difference if teachers do not know how to use them.
Professional growth aside, this development is phenomenal, connecting educators all over the world in 280 characters or less. In June, Edmentum ran our first live Twitter chat (or tweet chat), and due to its success, we will be hosting another on Thursday, July 26, at 9:00 p.m. EDT.
Great mentors can be the key to setting yourself up for success in any career. Being a mentor can be a great way to pass down the wisdom, tips, and tricks you’ve learned over the course of your career. Many veteran teachers often volunteer (or are urged to) mentor an incoming teacher. While being a mentor can be a lot of work, mentoring new teachers is critical to the success of the school year (and their teaching career as a whole).