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  • 8 Educator Grants for Classroom Enrichment, Professional Development, and STEM

    8 Educator Grants for Classroom Enrichment, Professional Development, and STEM

    Educators should never have to choose between providing the basic classroom materials that students need (or giving exciting new instructional ideas a try) and keeping their own finances in...

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  • College Application Tips for High School Students Taking Virtual Classes

    College Application Tips for High School Students Taking Virtual Classes

    Technology is becoming increasingly ubiquitous in schools and classrooms, but virtual courses still have some stigma attached. For some students, this translates to concerns about getting into the...

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  • Intervention vs. Remediation: What’s the difference?

    Intervention vs. Remediation: What’s the difference?

    Intervention and remediation (also commonly referred to as reteaching) have the same fundamental goal: supporting struggling students with focused learning opportunities to achieve academic...

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  • [Parent Tips] Making Sense of Reading Levels

    [Parent Tips] Making Sense of Reading Levels

    You've probably been given metrics on your child's reading level, but what do all of the letters and numbers actually mean? We'll navigate through a few of the most common leveling systems and...

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  • BASE Education Feature Focus: Course Structure

    BASE Education Feature Focus: Course Structure

    Today’s students are dealing with stress, anxiety, and mental health issues—challenges that can get in the way of learning and may lead to destructive behavior. To help you support your students’...

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  • Teacher Toolkit: Design Your Own Exact Path Contest + Win $500 for Your Class

    Teacher Toolkit: Design Your Own Exact Path Contest + Win $500 for Your Class

    This school year looks a bit different for all involved. The way you engage your students to do their very best should, too! Use our flexible, step-by-step toolkit to create an exciting contest...

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  • Serving Varied Learner Readiness: Intervention to Accelerated and Everything in Between

    Serving Varied Learner Readiness: Intervention to Accelerated and Everything in Between

    Intervention normally supported by a three-tiered approach has become a lot more complex. Readiness differentials caused by COVID-19 school closures have taken the ideas of reteaching and recovery...

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  • [Family Resources] Four Exclusive Offers to Improve Learning

    [Family Resources] Four Exclusive Offers to Improve Learning

    Parents, caregivers, and family members want the very best for their children, and that starts with providing them every learning opportunity needed to attain success. In addition to the many K-12...

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  • North Dakota Exact Path: Stories of Success from Across the State

    North Dakota Exact Path: Stories of Success from Across the State

    “Because our students are counting on us and because who we are as educators, I know we are going to make sure that we are progressing with our students and our families and our...

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  • [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 11: Leveraging the Home Learning Environment with Elizabeth Davis

    [Edmentum Podcast] Episode 11: Leveraging the Home Learning Environment with Elizabeth Davis

    Dr. Elizabeth Davis is an education veteran. For nearly 20 years she has helped schools develop strategies for connecting school and home to provide effective learning experiences and today she is...

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  • 8 Teachers Share What Professional Development Helped Them Prepare for This School Year

    8 Teachers Share What Professional Development Helped Them Prepare for This School Year

    Teachers know better than anyone that learning never stops. So, when it comes to professional development, we decided to ask the experts – YOU! We went to our amazing network of educators on...

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  • [A Parent’s Perspective] From the Classroom to the Kitchen Table

    [A Parent’s Perspective] From the Classroom to the Kitchen Table

    We know parents are more important to learning now than ever. That’s why we wanted to include a parent’s perspective on how school has changed this year—for teachers, for students, and for...

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  • One Million Blogs Read in 2020 – Cue the Confetti!

    One Million Blogs Read in 2020 – Cue the Confetti!

    Wow, what an honor! There is almost nothing more valuable than someone’s time and the fact that so many of you have chosen to spend time with us (or more specifically our blog) is humbling. We...

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  • [Research] Calvert Learning Design and Research Base

    [Research] Calvert Learning Design and Research Base

    Edmentum is committed to providing research-based curricula and assessments that promote student success everywhere learning occurs. Calvert Learning, Edmentum’s K–5 fully accredited digital...

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  • The Power of Positive Intent

    The Power of Positive Intent

    It is essential to “assume positive intent.” This is a practice I have used for years now to support a strengths-based approach to relationships within teams. It has had the power to transform the...

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  • [Fall Reading List] An Educator’s Reading List for Self-Care

    [Fall Reading List] An Educator’s Reading List for Self-Care

    Fall is in the air! As the nights get longer and the weather gets cooler, one of the best things to do this cozy season is curl up with a good book. We know the life of a teacher can have its days...

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  • [Educator Inspiration] Meet Story Orchard Books, A Dream-Come-to-Life

    [Educator Inspiration] Meet Story Orchard Books, A Dream-Come-to-Life

    When Lesley De Paz was a new educator, she quickly learned that one of the most expensive parts of her new job was buying books and properly building a classroom library for her students. Knowing...

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  • 14 Teachers Share Their Goals for the 2020-21 School Year

    14 Teachers Share Their Goals for the 2020-21 School Year

    It’s not uncommon for a few New Year’s resolutions to be abandoned over the course of the year, but with an unpredictable year like 2020, many educators have looked at the new school year as an...

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  • [Edmentum’s October Webinars] The New Landscape of Credit Recovery, Understanding Trauma, Product Trainings, and More

    [Edmentum’s October Webinars] The New Landscape of Credit Recovery, Understanding Trauma, Product Trainings, and More

    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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  • [Teacher Tips] 9 Incentives to Motivate Your Students At Home and In School

    [Teacher Tips] 9 Incentives to Motivate Your Students At Home and In School

    Recognition and incentives can be a great way to motivate students and facilitate learning. From free rewards to smaller prizes, there are endless ways to commend your students and encourage them...

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