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The Keys to Uplevelling High School Student Engagement

Student Engagement

High school is a crucial period for students. With social, academic and post-grad plans looming, it can be a lot to focus on. Often teachers find it to be an uphill climb to grab the attention of their students. Check out this article highlighting key ways to uplevel high school student engagement.

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Leveraging Career Development Services to Expand Student Engagement in Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Equity & Access

By identifying root causes and casting light on innovative practices used by CTE educators, many middle and high school students can experience an increase in career knowledge and improved access and equity in CTE. The following white paper takes an in-depth look at practical solutions to specific issues of inequity related to career development.

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Filling Vessels or Kindling Flames?

Way back in the first century, a Greek philosopher named Plutarch made an observation about how people learn that is still resonating today. In his view, “The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled.” If students’ minds aren’t just passive vessels to be pumped full of information, but rather fires that need to be kindled—well, how are we doing?

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3 Reasons Why CTE is the Pathway to a Great Future

In a world where “college for all” is considered the gold standard in education, why should a young person choose a career and technical education (CTE) pathway in high school? What value does CTE actually impart? After all, if they’re headed to college, why do they need to learn a technical skill?

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What Teachers Said About Their Curriculum

In December of 2022, eDynamic Learning took part in an email outreach to middle and high school teachers across the U.S. to learn more about the curricula they were using for teaching and learning. Teachers could remain anonymous and provide their honest feedback.

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Greatest Factor in Job Success: Soft Skills

Academic knowledge, solid test scores, good grades – yes, they’re often stamped as a student’s golden ticket for life beyond high school. But let’s not forget a huge puzzle piece that we not only need to help students cultivate, but that we also must encourage them to focus upon: interpersonal and employability skills.

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How Technology Could Have Been a Life Changer For My Dyslexia

Alton Carter

Alton Carter is the author of five books, most notably, The Boy Who Carried Bricks, which won the 2016 Oklahoma Book Award. Alton Carter regularly presents at schools to middle and high school students and shares his story to inspire them to think big, find their passion, and believe that all things are possible.

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Tying Interests and Skills to A Rewarding Future

Career Clipboard

Career planning and management refer to thoroughly understanding an individual’s interests and strengths in guiding their career choices later on. Since it is a significant decision that will affect the rest of your life, it’s essential to find the best options available.

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Working in the Field of Cybersecurity

Working in the Field of Cybersecurity

October is recognized as cybersecurity awareness month. What exactly are cyber practitioners trying to make people aware of? The basics would be a great place to start!

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5 Challenges Teachers Faced During the Pandemic

Top 7 Courses as Rated by Students

It has been said that as a teacher, we wear many hats – mentor, detective, cheerleader, therapist – to name a few. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, all educators were faced with much more than playing certain roles. 

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Top 7 Courses As Rated By Students

Top 7 Courses as Rated by Students

At eDynamic Learning, we work hard to ensure our courses are interesting, relevant and give students opportunities to learn in a variety of ways. We also include built-in support tools to keep them on track and engaged when their teachers are out of reach.

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10 Benefits of Adopting a Digital Textbook

10 Benefits of Adopting a Digital Textbook

Adopting a digital textbook curriculum comes with numerous benefits that a print version can’t provide.  It doesn’t require teachers to teach differently, but it can put precious time back in their daily lives to allow them to get to know their students’ interests and meet their individual needs.  And when teachers have to leave for the day or are out sick, creating lesson plans is the last thing they want to do.  Luckily, with a digital curriculum they’re covered!

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Why Employability and Soft Skills are Essential for Students Today

Why Employability and Soft Skills are Essential for Students Today
A strong economy relies on a skilled workforce equipped with the necessary knowledge and competencies. The skills gap today is real. Employers are currently looking for candidates who possess essential employability and soft skills required to be effective in the workplace. They seek employees with a level of professionalism, effective communication, decision-making skills, self-awareness, and the ability to work with a team. But many students aren’t prepared for the workforce. Employers feel that students from the Gen Z generation lack the skills they require.

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5 Effective Blended Learning Strategies

Effective Blended Learning Strategies

Blended learning is one of the most common implementation strategies used consistently across all states. But the definition and usage models and examples vary widely (but not inaccurately) as the use of technology becomes a central point in our instruction.

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6 Reasons Why CTE Is So Important

eDL-Why CTE is Important

Career and Technical Education (CTE) has always played an important role in secondary education and has increased in popularity. Did you know that the first ideation of a CTE-like law was introduced in 1917 with the passage of the Smith-Hughes Act? Providing students with vocational (“vo-tech”) education was, and still is, proven to support students in preparing for the workforce.

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8 Models of Blended Learning

eDL Blended Learning Models

Blended learning is one of the most common implementation strategies used consistently across all states. But the definition and usage models and examples vary widely (but not inaccurately) as the use of technology becomes a central point in our instruction.

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How All Students Benefit From CTE

How All Students Benefit from CTE

It might sound cliche and even a grossly overused phrase, but we know it’s the truth. And as teachers, we also know it’s no secret that our students have much different career pathway options than most of us had when we were in school. The primary difference is the landscape for the type of careers has evolved. This includes the choices of post-secondary occupations that don’t always require additional education and offer a good salary.

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