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Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR)

The Comprehensive Learner Record (CLR) is a digital record of a student’s knowledge and accomplishments. The CLR does not replace the traditional academic transcript, but is more useful for students and employers because it documents more than just credits earned.

Online & Remote Learning-Education of the Future

With schools closed due to Covid-19, students have had to go online to continue their education, but the majority of institutions in America are simply unprepared to handle this new way of learning. According to Emily Feistritzer, in her article, “Online learning: crisis and opportunity,” she says that online instruction can be frustrating for students and parents alike. However, she says most teachers have never had training on online instruction.

Curriculum Matrix OER Library

Over the course of the past 30 days, at least here in the state of Washington, educators and parents alike have been tirelessly working through the growing pains of converting to a virtual classroom environment. Ensuring students and teachers have both the technology and resources to accommodate online learning have been the top priorities for schools and districts all over the country.

Curriculum Grants and Funding

In this section of the EdGate Observer we point our clients to news about districts, states, etc. that may have available funding for curriculum.

This month we highlight two grants and awards:

Standards Update - April 2020

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

  • Florida B.E.S.T. Mathematics (2020/2022) Mathematics (AD 2020) Grades K-12,K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9-12
  • Montana Arts Education (AD 2016) Grades K,1,2,3,4,5,6-8,9-12
  • Utah Arts Education (AD 2016) Grades K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7-8,9-12

 

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March is Women in History Month

To honor Women’s History, EdGate asked several of our subject matter experts for their favorite historical female figure and then we tied that special woman to a standard. Here’s who they shared.  

EdGate supports publishers in preparing for a big push to online learning

Arguably one of the greatest impacts of COVID-19 has been the havoc generated with school closures and the resulting stress placed on families, teachers, and students. High school graduation requirements and ceremonies, sports, as well as College studies and ceremonies, all up in the air. At the very least, a chaotic educational environment for students and teachers!

Curriculum Grants and Funding

In this section of the EdGate Observer we point our clients to news about districts, states, etc. that may have available funding for curriculum.

This month we highlight two grants and awards:

Standards Update - March 2020

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

 

Is STREAM the new STEM?

Over the past few years, a new trend in teaching science and math has been evolving. Many schools already embrace the STEM philosophy (science, technology, engineering and math), but many are beginning to infuse STREAM curriculum into their academic plans. What is STREAM and how is it different than STEM?