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  • 5 Brain-Based Learning Strategies to Boost Learning, Retention, and Focus

    5 Brain-Based Learning Strategies to Boost Learning, Retention, and Focus

    Brain-based learning refers to teaching methods, lesson designs, and school programs that are based on the latest scientific research about how the brain learns, including factors such as...

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  • Spotlight on Our “Design Your Own Exact Path Contest” Winners

    Spotlight on Our “Design Your Own Exact Path Contest” Winners

    This past fall, teachers from across the U.S. designed their own Exact Path contests to help close academic gaps, motivate learning, and accelerate growth for K–12 students at all achievement levels.

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  • [Feature Focus] Calvert Learning’s Curriculum and Course Structure

    [Feature Focus] Calvert Learning’s Curriculum and Course Structure

    Having the flexibility to pivot between in-person, hybrid, or virtual instruction or even to jump between more than one at the same time is more important than ever for educators. A well-planned,...

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  • Helping Students Overcome “All or Nothing” Thinking to Focus on Learning

    Helping Students Overcome “All or Nothing” Thinking to Focus on Learning

    The past year has resulted in challenges to everyone in many aspects of life. In particular, transitioning to and from virtual learning has brought forth unique challenges for everyone in the...

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  • 5 Grants CTE Educators Should Apply For

    5 Grants CTE Educators Should Apply For

    Here, we’ve compiled a wide-ranging list of some of the best CTE grants in honor of CTE Month in February. Here's our list of favorites you should be applying for!

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  • Six Read Aloud Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    Six Read Aloud Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

    On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most important figures in the American Civil Rights Movement.

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  • Six Study Island Features that Educators Can't Live Without

    Six Study Island Features that Educators Can't Live Without

    As Study Island users will agree, there are so many things to love about this program. From standards-based formative assessments, to real-time progress monitoring and ongoing practice, Study...

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  • [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 13: Taking Teaching on the Road with Cathy Cluck

    [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 13: Taking Teaching on the Road with Cathy Cluck

    In this episode, David sits down with Catherine Cluck, AP U.S. history teacher at Westlake High School in Austin, Texas, and the producer of a viral series of on-site history videos...

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  • [Edmentum’s January Webinars] Mitigating Skill Gaps with Exact Path and Policy Trends and Changes to Look for in 2021

    [Edmentum’s January Webinars] Mitigating Skill Gaps with Exact Path and Policy Trends and Changes to Look for in 2021

    Every month, Edmentum holds webinars focused on informative and educational topics that make great opportunities for all educators to conveniently fulfill professional development requirements and...

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  • [Ask an Educator] 20 Teachers Share Their 2021 Resolutions

    [Ask an Educator] 20 Teachers Share Their 2021 Resolutions

    2021 has finally arrived, and many educators are busy thinking up new and creative ways to make the rest of the school year better than ever. Last month, we turned to our amazing network of...

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  • 100 Days Smarter: 22 Activities to Celebrate the 100th Day of School in Any Learning Environment

    100 Days Smarter: 22 Activities to Celebrate the 100th Day of School in Any Learning Environment

    The 100th day of school is an exciting milestone to reach in every elementary classroom. We’ve put together a list of our favorite activities across all subject areas (plus some just-for-fun...

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  • [Free Resources] Hybrid & Virtual Learning Toolkit

    [Free Resources] Hybrid & Virtual Learning Toolkit

    No matter what 2021 has in store, Edmentum has the right resources at the ready to make sure your spring semester is starting off right! We collected our best tools and resources to help make sure...

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  • [Free Classroom Resources] January Printables, Activities, and More!

    [Free Classroom Resources] January Printables, Activities, and More!

    It’s a new year, and a fresh semester! January is the perfect time to reflect on the previous year, set goals for the months to come, or just hop back into your routine after a well-deserved...

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  • 15 Socially Distanced Holiday Activities for Kids

    15 Socially Distanced Holiday Activities for Kids

    The holiday season will look and feel pretty different this year. But, cancel the festivities?—not on our watch! Follow these 15 socially distanced holiday hacks to make sure your festive season...

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  • 6 Ways for Educators to Relax and Rejuvenate over Winter Break

    6 Ways for Educators to Relax and Rejuvenate over Winter Break

    While it can be hard to turn your brain off completely when school is out, it’s important to take some time for yourself. Here are a few ways to help you relax and rejuvenate over this winter break.

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  • [Best of Edmentum] Top Trending Blogs of 2020

    [Best of Edmentum] Top Trending Blogs of 2020

    This year, we hit the incredible milestone of over 1 million (1.45 million, actually) blogs read by YOU! With over 386 new blogs this year, we figured you wouldn’t have time to read them all, so...

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  • Edmentum’s Top Educator Resources of 2020

    Edmentum’s Top Educator Resources of 2020

    Here at Edmentum, we work to make sure that you have the resources you need to be successful as an educator. With the quick shift to virtual learning in 2020, we kicked it into overdrive! This...

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  • Three Ways Educators are Using Study Island Printable Worksheets to Support Students

    Three Ways Educators are Using Study Island Printable Worksheets to Support Students

    Study Island offers printable worksheets for every subject and topic, allowing teachers to use the question banks to provide a pen-to-paper, physical assignment for their learners. I’ve seen...

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  • Tips and Strategies for Your Exact Path Winter Diagnostic: Before, During, and After

    Tips and Strategies for Your Exact Path Winter Diagnostic: Before, During, and After

    Recently, I had the honor of connecting with many educators during a live webinar all about Best Practices for Your Exact Path Winter Diagnostic: Before, During, and After. We covered a lot of...

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  • [Feature Focus] Reading Eggs Printable and Digital Worksheets

    [Feature Focus] Reading Eggs Printable and Digital Worksheets

    Reading is a precursor to academic success, and as instruction continues to evolve due to the pandemic, ensuring continued progress for students is paramount. Looking for ready-made resources to...

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