Pedagogy

Carnegie Learning: TEA Launches First Set of Innovative Learning Solutions for K-12 Math to Support Schools Across Texas

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 6:14pm

TEA has partnered with Carnegie Learning for 6-12 Math and Great Minds for K-5 Math to develop and deliver this first set of high-quality, TEKS-aligned unit and lesson plans.

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  • TEA has partnered with Carnegie Learning for 6-12 Math and Great Minds for K-5 Math to develop and deliver this first set of high-quality, TEKS-aligned unit and lesson plans.
  • We will continue to provide our schools with support in all realms so that the learning can continue uninterrupted.
  • The Carnegie Learning Texas Math Solution provides educators and students with free access to its highly rated middle school and high school content to support flexible learning in the 2020-21 school year and beyond.
  • The Texas Math Solution includes daily teacher lesson plans with accessible student materials, guidance for remote learning for teachers, and family guides to support learning regardless of setting.

School Districts Across America Have New Options to Connect Their Students for Remote and Hybrid Learning

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

NCTA , USTelecom , NTCA and their member companies are committed to common principles to work with public school districts or states to identify and connect students.

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  • NCTA , USTelecom , NTCA and their member companies are committed to common principles to work with public school districts or states to identify and connect students.
  • While some schools are moving ahead with classroom learning this fall, many remain closed and rely on remote or hybrid learning as the sole model of instruction.
  • Since the pivot to remote learning began, many school districts have struggled to determine which families lack access at home.
  • In response to the coronavirus pandemic, ESH started the Digital Bridge K-12 (digitalbridgek12.org) program to help school districts and states identify and connect students who lack home digital access.

Apex Learning Announces Collaboration with PowerSchool to Streamline Digital Curriculum Integrations for Students and Educators

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

The collaboration will strengthen the company's commitment to streamlined teaching and learning, enabling educators to seamlessly integrate Apex Learning digital curriculum with Schoology Learning, PowerSchool's learning management system.

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  • The collaboration will strengthen the company's commitment to streamlined teaching and learning, enabling educators to seamlessly integrate Apex Learning digital curriculum with Schoology Learning, PowerSchool's learning management system.
  • Students, teachers, parents and administrators will be able to engage with one platform for communication, collaboration and to provide access to digital curriculum.
  • From struggling to accelerated, Apex Learning creates opportunities for students to succeed through virtual, hybrid and in-classroom learning options.
  • "We recognized that a collaboration with Apex Learning will provide more districts with seamless access to digital curriculum, advancing what's possible in education."

COVID-19: Corporate Blended Learning Market- Roadmap for Recovery | Increased Focus On Personalized Learning to boost the Market Growth | Technavio

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00am

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

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  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • Application of eye tracking in corporate training is a major trend driving the growth of the market.
  • The increased focus on personalized learning is one of the major factors driving the market.
  • Corporate Blended Learning Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Corporate Blended Learning Market is segmented as below:

Edgenuity Pathblazer Awarded Research-Based Design Product Certification by Digital Promise

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Edgenuity , a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market, today announced that its Pathblazer solution has earned the Research-Based Design product certification from Digital Promise .

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  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Edgenuity , a leading provider of online curriculum and instructional services for the K-12 market, today announced that its Pathblazer solution has earned the Research-Based Design product certification from Digital Promise .
  • The certification provides third-party verification to educators and families that an educational technology product is based on credible learning sciences research.
  • Edgenuity submitted evidence to Digital Promise demonstrating that instructional design decisions were intentionally grounded in recognized research.
  • Educators interested in learning more about Edgenuity Pathblazer can visit this page or contact an Edgenuity representative for more information.

Academic Approach Launches Study Teams to Supplement Remote Learning

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Academic Approach , a student performance company offering one-on-one tutoring and school programs that increase scores, skills, and confidence, today announced the launch of Study Teams : online and in-person learning groups of three or fewer students led by an expert instructor to provide a customized, collaborative, satisfying small-group learning experience.

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  • Academic Approach , a student performance company offering one-on-one tutoring and school programs that increase scores, skills, and confidence, today announced the launch of Study Teams : online and in-person learning groups of three or fewer students led by an expert instructor to provide a customized, collaborative, satisfying small-group learning experience.
  • Study Teams supplement students school education and ensure students meet and exceed grade-level learning requirements through the following features:
    Small group size: Study teams hold groups of three students or fewer, to ensure optimum customization in the learning process.
  • Groups should come with pre-set cohorts, but Academic Approach can pair groups if needed.
  • There is no such thing as an average student, says Matthew Pietrafetta, founder and CEO of Academic Approach.

Online Trading Academy Enters Settlement Agreement with Federal Trade Commission

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 10:57pm

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Online Trading Academy (OTA) opens the next chapter of its relentless commitment to serving its community of students by announcing a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for what primarily amounted to a dispute over marketing.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Online Trading Academy (OTA) opens the next chapter of its relentless commitment to serving its community of students by announcing a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for what primarily amounted to a dispute over marketing.
  • "For over 23 years our focus has always been simple and unwavering: Provide exceptional financial education to empower students," said Eyal Shahar, Founder and CEO, Online Trading Academy.
  • Online Trading Academy, franchise owners, team members and instructors are excited about what is in store for students over the coming months.
  • Online Trading Academy continues to develop its suite of self-paced, on-demand courses, which offer blended learning options and related services, progressively integrated into CliK.

Free Resource to Support Pre-K-2 Students Through Remote- and Pod-Based Education: Learning Pod Starter Pack

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:15pm

Through these Learning Pod Starter Packs, we are teaching parents, caregivers, tutors, and OT's how to teach, and giving them the tools to do so.

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  • Through these Learning Pod Starter Packs, we are teaching parents, caregivers, tutors, and OT's how to teach, and giving them the tools to do so.
  • The Learning Pod Starter Packs give families the tools and instruction they need to ensure their children master these vital hands-on skills.
  • In order to serve the greatest number of families possible, free Learning Pod Starter Packs and family resources are available in both English and Spanish.
  • Learning Without Tears' Learning Pod Starter Packs are available here at no charge.

Montessori ONE Academy Launches National Distance Learning Program and Covid-19 Safety Protocols for Classroom Learning

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:11pm

Because mixed age groups are a hallmark of Montessori practice, we have grouped siblings together where possible.

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  • Because mixed age groups are a hallmark of Montessori practice, we have grouped siblings together where possible.
  • Tina Patel, Founder/Director Montessori ONE Academy
    Montessori ONE Academy parents whose children are enrolled in the On Campus Learning Program universally agree that its safety protocols, full-time schedule, nurturing environment, and quality academics have set the bar extremely high.
  • Danielle W., Parent
    In March, Montessori ONE piloted their full-time Distance Learning Program for existing students in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Montessori ONE's Distance Learning Program offers an authentic Montessori curriculum , including:

SMART Technologies Integrates with Microsoft Teams, Enabling Educators to Increase Student Engagement and Easily Navigate Blended and Remote Learning Environments

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:00pm

The new integration between SMART and Teams allows educators to minimize disruptions due to toggling across multiple screens and tools, and to create a seamless learning environment.

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  • The new integration between SMART and Teams allows educators to minimize disruptions due to toggling across multiple screens and tools, and to create a seamless learning environment.
  • For students unable to meet in person, this integration is key to continuing to build social-emotional learning skills during a pandemic.
  • Students can access lessons and activities and easily demonstrate their progress, all from their existing Microsoft workflow.
  • A consistent innovator for over 30 years, SMART is the inventor of the SMART Board and the developer of SMART Notebook, the world's most popular collaborative learning software, and part of the SMART Learning Suite.