Successful Credit Recovery with Edmentum2013 Florida Education Technology Conference
FETCSuccessful Credit Recovery withEdmentumAgenda•   What is Credit Recovery?•   Keeping Students on Track•   Online Curri...
FETCWhat is Credit Recovery?    Students attempting to retake    an already failed course which    is needed for graduatio...
FETCCredit Recovery: Keeping Students onTrack    Seniors in Trouble           Failed a first semester course           GPA...
FETCOnline Curriculum and Programs arethe Solution    Alternative to repeating the same class the same way    Accountabili...
Building a Virtual Credit Recovery Program               Content to meet graduation requirements as well as engage        ...
FETCExample Models of instructionfor Credit Recovery Programs1.   Fully Virtual: Students completely independent2.   Blend...
FETCKeys for a Successful Online CreditRecovery Program    Complete buy in from all Stakeholders regardless    of the type...
FETC    The Most Successful of ProgramsThe Blended Approach:Time in the lab with supervision ties it all togetherThe BIG Q...
Comprehensive, proven, secondary coursewareideal for classroom labs, blended learning andfully virtual programs.Plato Cour...
PLATO Courseware12
Lesson Design                           Tutorials provide self-paced       Instruct            instruction using a variety...
Proven, rigorous course offering•    4 x 4 Core Courses                   •   Global Languages     Four semesters of each ...
What is the EdOptions Academy?•    Fully-accredited virtual school     solution.•    Your partner to enhance, expand,     ...
Program Overview             Quality Online Program                   Standards-based, Flexible                   Online C...
Leverage a combined catalogPlato Courseware , Stars Suite , eDynamic, MILEnsure the broadest coverage and best curriculum ...
Proven Success•    Gilchrist County, Florida      •   2010 – 2013 Credit Recovery / Alternative      •   197 Students Enro...
Questions? And Next Steps.     Edmentum- Redefining the 21 Century Classroom     Andrew Scott Lobdell     andrewscott.lobd...
Successful Credit Recovery with Edmentum
Successful Credit Recovery with Edmentum
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Edmentum is redefining the 21st century classroom. Learn how Edmentum’s credit recovery programs can you’re your students succeed. These slides, originally presented at the Florida Education Technology Conference in January 2013, covers both the reasons for using online curriculum for credit recovery and how to create an effective online credit recovery program.

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Successful Credit Recovery with Edmentum

  1. 1. Successful Credit Recovery with Edmentum2013 Florida Education Technology Conference
  2. 2. FETCSuccessful Credit Recovery withEdmentumAgenda• What is Credit Recovery?• Keeping Students on Track• Online Curriculum and Programs are the Solution• Building a Virtual Credit Recovery Program• Your Solution Set for Credit Recovery• PLE• EdOptions Academy• Questions???2
  3. 3. FETCWhat is Credit Recovery? Students attempting to retake an already failed course which is needed for graduation.3
  4. 4. FETCCredit Recovery: Keeping Students onTrack Seniors in Trouble Failed a first semester course GPA Credit Problems Keeping Students with their Cohort Summer School4
  5. 5. FETCOnline Curriculum and Programs arethe Solution Alternative to repeating the same class the same way Accountability: More “eyes” on student progress Pacing 24/7 Access Ability to recover credit quicker / more credits One on One: No Judgment Meeting the Students where they are5
  6. 6. Building a Virtual Credit Recovery Program Content to meet graduation requirements as well as engage and motivate learners. • Pre-assessment v. Full Course • Meeting the needs of both ends of the Bell Curve CONTENT • Electives and Foreign Languages • Customization Available teachers In what areas do you feel you have a virtual champion? TEACHING Content provider needs to be a district partner Capacity to build a tiered approach to online learning Do you have policies and procedure in place for an online program? SUPPORT SUPPORT Are you providing internet connection and all necessary technology? Will all learning be done offsite? Will students have the ability to use a lab if needed? TECHNOLOGY TECHNOLOGY Observe needs in evaluation planning for an online program How do you evaluate the success of your program? EVALUATION What is you’re the goal of your program?
  7. 7. FETCExample Models of instructionfor Credit Recovery Programs1. Fully Virtual: Students completely independent2. Blended: Requires Lab Time but has 24/7 access3. Lab Only Fully virtual online instruction A blended approach A facilitated lab
  8. 8. FETCKeys for a Successful Online CreditRecovery Program Complete buy in from all Stakeholders regardless of the type of program used Ability to recognize problems and adjust Evaluate Properly8
  9. 9. FETC The Most Successful of ProgramsThe Blended Approach:Time in the lab with supervision ties it all togetherThe BIG Question: How do you know the students are doing thework if you let them do it at home? 1. Proctored Exams 2. No Credit in Class unless pass proctored exams 9
  10. 10. Comprehensive, proven, secondary coursewareideal for classroom labs, blended learning andfully virtual programs.Plato Courseware is a standards-basedonline curriculum grounded in a tradition ofsolid research, sound pedagogy, andapplied innovation. We develop rigorous,relevant courses that will challenge yourstudents with a 21st century approach -engaging them with interactive, media-rich content.11
  11. 11. PLATO Courseware12
  12. 12. Lesson Design Tutorials provide self-paced Instruct instruction using a variety of up-to- date multimedia features Practice activities give the student Apply additional opportunities to apply new learningNo Tests and quizzes check for student Assess yes understanding and provide performance data for reports Extend Print activities are available to extend learning to higher levels
  13. 13. Proven, rigorous course offering• 4 x 4 Core Courses • Global Languages Four semesters of each of the four 26 semester of highly core subject areas: mathematics, interactive, graphically rich and English language arts, science and visually stimulating language social studies. curriculum preparing your• Robust Electives students for success in the 21st Over 30 diverse and interactive century world. elective courses to keep students • Test Preparation Courses motivated and engaged in the Courses designed to prepare learning process. students for the leading college• Advanced Placement entrance and placement tests. Challenge your accelerated • Remediation Courses students and help them achieve Courses designed to improve even more with 10 semesters of skills in specific subject areas to courses that address 100% of the advance to the appropriate standards defined by the College grade level in order for credit Board. bearing course readiness.14
  14. 14. What is the EdOptions Academy?• Fully-accredited virtual school solution.• Your partner to enhance, expand, and extend your program offerings.• Offering proven, rigorous courses paired with state-certified teachers.• Anytime, anywhere access gives your students the opportunity to learn on their own terms.• High-quality products and services to help you offer a virtual program.16
  15. 15. Program Overview Quality Online Program Standards-based, Flexible Online Curriculum Proven, Rigorous Online Teachers Highly Trained, State Certified GENIUS . SIS Program Management Student Information System
  16. 16. Leverage a combined catalogPlato Courseware , Stars Suite , eDynamic, MILEnsure the broadest coverage and best curriculum possibleCurriculum Virtual Services Language Math Science Social Tutoring Proctoring Arts Studies Services Services Electives AP MILTest RemediationPreparation Solution Increase teacher interaction Synchronous touch points and office hours
  17. 17. Proven Success• Gilchrist County, Florida • 2010 – 2013 Credit Recovery / Alternative • 197 Students Enrolled • 300 + Courses taken • 97% Successful Completion• Collier County, Florida • 2010 – 2013 Alternative • 133 Students Enrolled • 700 + Courses taken • 98% Successful Completion• Overall Academy Success • 93% Passing Rate20
  18. 18. Questions? And Next Steps. Edmentum- Redefining the 21 Century Classroom Andrew Scott Lobdell andrewscott.lobdell@edmentum.com21

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