GETTING STARTED FOR SITE COORDINATORS AND ADMINISTRATORS

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Quick Start Guide

Get your site up and running right away by following the simple steps in the quick start guide.

At Edmentum, we strive to deliver effective, rigorous, and research-based online learning. The resources on this page will help school and district site coordinators and administrators get started and support student success with EdOptions Academy.

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Best Practices from Calvert Learning to Support Elementary Students

Learning in the elementary grades is all about interactive, hands-on instruction and collaborative experiences—which means school closures have been especially difficult for K5 educators to navigate. However, with the right teaching strategies virtual learning can be effective for elementary students. 

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Get to Know the Student Information System (SIS): Genius

Use the videos and guides below to learn how to navigate your SIS.

Managing Student Records

Resources for Guiding Learning at Home

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Plus Framework K-5

The PLUS framework actively engages students in PROJECTS. Projects allow students to apply what they LEARN, USE it in practical and meaningful ways, and then SHOW it to demonstrate mastery and build confidence. 


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Utilizing Calvert Learning with iPads? Check out these helpful tutorials: 

Calvert on iPads - Genius     Calvert on iPads - Maestro


Share Parent and Student Resources

Additional Support for Parents & Families

Having resources to help onboard students and parents is essential to an effective implementation. 
Use these tools to connect with families.

PARENT LETTERS

FAMILY OVERVIEW

Share the recorded program overview with students and families to give them an overview of the student experience. 

BEST PRACTICES 

Share teaching and learning best practices and printable resources.

Learn More About Your SIS

Your student information system (SIS) is a critical component of how you will engage with Calvert Learning. Click on the links below to learn more about Maestro and Genius.  

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Access Exact Path

As a Calvert Learning customer, you also will receive access to our K–12 individualized learning program, Exact Path, to support ongoing academic growth aligned to specific needs.

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Using Exact Path Powered by EdOptions Academy

Adding Students

Edmentum’s six learning design principles provide the bedrock of Courseware’s learning methodology. Each principle has a sound basis in theory, best practice, and research. 


Courseware Learning Design 6-12

Edmentum Learning Design

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Daily Schedule Template

Principles of Teaching at Home: When Parents Become Learning Guides

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Working from Home with Children Learning from Home: Build a Schedule that Works

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A Parent Guide: Support Your Child During Virtual Learning

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Using Manipulatives at Home

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Keys to Successful Online Learning

Mom Enough Podcast

5 Things Parents Can Do to Support Students Learning Online

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Virtual Learning for Elementary Students: Does It Really Work?

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Creating a Learning Environment to Set your Child up for Success

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Adding a Course Request

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Share the Getting Started for Students, Parents, and Caregivers page to help families get up and running. This page is also a valuable resource for you as you provide support to your school or district community.

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Access the resources below to learn more about what and how your students are learning in Edmentum programs.

Quick Start Guide

Follow the steps in the Quick Start Guide to get your program up and running right away. 

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Exploring your SIS

Viewing a Course Request

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Approving a Course Request

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Monitoring Student Progress

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Identifying and Adding IEP Documentation

Removing a Student from a Course

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Tracking Attendance