Reading is more than just a skill, it’s the foundation of future academic success. And as an educator, you want to see your budding bookworms enthusiastic about learning to read, because you know how important it is for them to see reading as a positive and enjoyable experience.
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For educators, any piece of technology that saves time and makes instruction easier can be a lifesaver! We asked our community of educators on Facebook what their favorite piece of classroom technology is. Here’s a few of our favorite responses.
By removing the common barriers that your students struggle with as they learn to read, audiobooks can be a very powerful tool to support their fluency and comprehension skills while they’re still working on those underlying foundational elements. Here are some reasons why you should start using audiobooks for ELA instruction and some tips and resources to get you started.
Whenever we use instruments to measure things, whether it’s a yardstick to measure height, a clock to measure drive time, or a test to measure student ability, there is some amount of noise that can result in slightly different measurements each time. That noise is called measurement error. In educational testing, this measurement error is more often referred to as the standard error of measurement—abbreviated “SEM.”
Join us for a free, live webinar on Thursday, September 12, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM CST, as we dive into how Edmentum’s new partnership with Boulevard Arts is making world-famous art and historical artifacts accessible in the classroom via augmented reality (AR)!
For educators, learning games do more than help learners learn in a fun way. They also offer helpful ways to assess whether lessons are making sense to your class and to tweak your approach accordingly. And, of course, you’re reminding your adult learners that it’s all right to have a bit a fun in the classroom!
Edmentum’s September Webinars: Formative Assessments with Study Island and The Importance of Play in the Classroom
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