How to Blend Learning with Play for a Kid-friendly Summer

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Statistics say over the summer, kids lose over two months of math skills, two months of reading skills, and one month of overall learning. The cure is much simpler: Disguise learning as play. You are here – kids learn to be smart consumers.

Edgenuity Acquires Compass Learning to Expand Online, Blended Learning Reach

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Edgenuity today announced its acquisition of Compass Learning, bringing together two well-known ed-tech companies whose digital offerings will now span kindergarten through 12th grade. headquarters and the Austin, Texas, offices of Compass Learning. Compass Learning provides intervention and skills instruction in math, reading, and language arts for K-8. On its website, Compass Learning states that it serves more than 2 million students and 70,000 teachers across the U.S.

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How one district improved its personalized learning by failing forward

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In the MSD of Wayne Township , there are several blended and online opportunities available for students. The Ben Davis Extended Day (BDED) blended learning program is an extension of one of the district’s high schools, Ben Davis High School.

Becoming an Anti-Racist Childhood Educator and Social Warrior

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It requires educators to deeply understand how institutional racism comes to be and manifests in environments where young students learn. This discovery can lead to learning environments that embrace all students. This edWeb broadcast was sponsored by Kaplan Early Learning Company.

A Welder of Digital Curriculum Companies Buys Its Latest

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Today, Weld North Education consists of two main offerings: Edgenuity (formerly known as e2020), a provider of digital K-12 courseware for physical and virtual schools, and Imagine Learning , which provides online supplemental programs for math, English and Spanish. Compass Learning, an online curriculum program used for primary and supplemental instruction, was acquired by Weld North in 2016 and merged into Edgenuity. Last year, Achieve3000 acquired a competitor, Actively Learn.

Hack Education Weekly News

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” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Kaplan Will Offer Free Online PSAT Prep.” Microsoft first launched these in 1992 , but let’s all pretend like the learn-to-code alt-certification thing is brand new. “Digital learning systems now charge students for access codes needed to complete coursework, take quizzes, and turn in homework,” Buzzfeed – which consistently does some of the best education journalism – reports. Education Politics.