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expert advice

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Q & A with Edgenuity

Q : What type of products / services do you provide to the K-12 education market ? A : The K – 12 market is emerging from a
year like no other and looking for resources that move communities forward while providing solutions for new challenges . The list of needs includes flexible online courses and curriculum , credit recovery for middle and high school students , supplemental personalized instruction , and socialemotional learning ( SEL ) curriculum .
Edgenuity has programs available for each ask . Courseware offers flexible online courses and curricula that enable students to take ownership over their learning , and MyPath ’ s supplemental learning programs personalize reading and math learning according to skill level . Purpose Prep delivers powerful SEL solutions that can reduce negative behaviors , increase student success and build social skills after an emotionally trying time .
Q : How are you helping schools address the challenges they face when building a customized school reopening plan ? A : Providing these high-quality virtual
curricula and supplemental learning solutions eases schools ’ burdens as they form their customized reopening plans . Edgenuity ’ s programs give educators tools and resources to close learning gaps , plan lessons , execute goals , measure success , and intervene to help students grow by optimizing learning using advanced , equitable solutions . At the same time , innovative tools empower teachers to leverage technology to help students build the skills needed to achieve lasting academic success .
Q : What are some of the flexible solutions that give educators more ways to manage and customize their programs ? A : When educators have flexible solutions ,
they ’ re better equipped to manage and customize their programs . That ’ s why Edgenuity partners with schools and districts to build online learning programs
that meet their specific needs . Our userfriendly systems make it easy to manage programs or individual courses , monitor student and class progress , and customize courses to answer unique student , class , school and district challenges .
Q : How is Edgenuity helping to improve student outcomes ? A : Improving student outcomes has taken
on new significance , so Edgenuity programs provide more learning opportunities , flexibility and useful data , plus learning resources , scaffolds and tools . Schools partnering with Edgenuity have access to innovative courses grounded in research and proven to work . The Edgenuity Student Experience delivers rigorous content featuring standards-based instruction , interactive tools , and multimedia and realworld applications . Students get the help they need to focus on building content knowledge and essential skills .
Improving student outcomes has taken on new significance , so Edgenuity programs provide more learning opportunities , flexibility and useful data , plus learning resources , scaffolds and tools .
Edgenuity is helping execute effective solutions to new challenges . Educators can look to Edgenuity . com for resources and solutions to address unfinished learning , the need to utilize the summer break in a new way , bringing students back into the building and ensuring students are prepared for the next school year .
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