180 individual lessons that focus on one or two standards-based objectives
Highly Structured for maintained focus and motivation.
Delivered as a standalone that contains clear prerequisite skill identification. Modular Structure allows the courses to be adapted to individual student needs and enables application to varied academic situations.
Consistent, Modular Lesson Structure EdisonLearning eCourses take online learning to its highest potential by leveraging the opportunity for customized instruction. Students are full time enrollees in the eAcademy and can take up to 6 courses a semester from the EdisonLearning eCourses catalog.
Based on highly researched methodology and unique industry experience, EdisonLearning eCourses are designed to personally engage 21st century students.
Multi-media engagement Lessons are introduced and reinforced using multiple learning styles and media. Highlights include videos, podcasts, interactive activities, customized printable textbooks, messaging, digital notebooks, printable textbooks, forums, blogs, and an interactive Research Center that incorporates Web 2.0 technologies and social networking
Individualized learning Instruction can be adapted to each student’s needs and interests.
Every page of each lesson clearly displays lesson objectives A limited number of objectives per lesson enables modularity eAcademy provides students the content they are expected to learn, when they are expected to learn it. Modular courses can be modified using the custom course builder to align to your specific scope and sequence.
Daily standards-mapped assessments and real-time performance tracking allow for immediate individualized interventions and differentiated instruction.
Assessments following each lesson and unit provide real-time feedback on student progress towards mastery of taught material.
Types of Assessments:
Daily Assessments (5 questions)
Weekly Quiz (lessons 5 and 10 per Unit)
Some courses can also be provided with a Diagnostic Assessment Based on student performance, courses are customized to their needs
Interventions keep students on the right track toward end-of-year standards. Interventions are built into eAcademy assessments so that teachers and parents can access a detailed report of student performance on any given assessment. This allows for increased customization of the overall learning experience. If an Intervention Alert is issued, students are assigned a specific Task to complete before being re-assessed on the lesson. Tasks can include review of literature, exercises or live one-on-one tutoring with a teacher. Intervention Informs Instruction
According to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, "thirty years of research shows that greater family involvement in children's learning is a critical link to achieving a high-quality education and a safe disciplined learning environment for every student.”
Teacher satisfaction is high at our partner schools. 76% of teachers gave EdisonLearning an “A” or B” on our annual satisfaction survey exceeding the national average that has peaked at 62% of teachers who call themselves “very satisfied.” *
*Source: Harris Interactive
On average, EdisonLearning Partnership Schools have a higher teacher attendance rate and lower turn-over rate than that of comparable schools.