Rather than see some of that hard-earned literacy learning slip away over the summer, you can employ technology tools to support learning even when school doors have closed for the break. Edmentum’s 2-in-1 pre-K through 6th grade program, Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress, provides a rich online experience that can be enjoyed by students anytime, anywhere. Here, we’ll take a look at five ways your students can use this learn-to-read solution throughout summer vacation
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Most students lose two months of math skills every summer, and two-thirds of the achievement gap in reading between low-income students and their middle-income peers can be attributed to summer learning loss in elementary school. Why accept summer learning loss when you can fight it with Study Island? You can use Study Island to run a completely virtual summer learning program consisting of skills practice in all core content areas, as well as additional activities in writing and reading.
Because AR allows you to move around and place things in the real world, it promotes exploration and close looking, fosters spatial recall, and encourages physical—as well as social—interactivity. it can be a great tool for learning and might even become an educator’s new best friend.
For many of us, just hearing the words “standardized test” can mentally trigger the rhythmic taunting sound of a clock counting down the minutes. Timing has become a huge part of standardized test taking, and in the recent college admissions fraud scandal, parents exploited extra-time accommodations to give their kids the upper hand while testing. But do tests really need a time limit? Read this story and more in this week’s EdNews Round Up!
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.
Credit recovery programs are perfect for high schools hoping to help students graduate on time, middle schools hoping to bridge learning gaps to prepare students for high school, and alternative sc