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EdGate + IMS CASE = Helping K-12 content publishers improve standards interoperability

As noted above, EdGate has joined IMS Global. And we've actually been hard at work since the beginning of 2020 prepping our standards catalog so that standards can be provided to EdGate clients in CASE format. This includes K-12 standards across all subjects and all 50 states.

Expand Your Market Presence into More States with EdGate’s Mapping Service

EdGate wants to help you expand your market presence into other states with a free mapping sample. With all the demand for online learning are you finding you have fewer resources to align content to educational standards?  Do you have alignments in one state and now find that your opportunities have expanded to more states and you now need the alignment to state standards in those states?  If so, contact EdGate for a sample mapping to get a preview of what our services could provide for expanding your company’s market into other states or countries.  Please reach out to ou

Teaching Creative Arts in a Pandemic

In an unprecedented time of transition from in-person to virtual learning, art teachers have been scrambling for ideas on how to teach creative subjects remotely. Visual arts, music, theater, and many CTE courses all require hands-on lessons that do not translate to the virtual classroom.

The arts require skills, not just facts.  

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 one upcoming grant and award:

 

Standards Update - September 2020

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

Social Emotional Learning During the Pandemic

As students begin to return to the classroom, both virtually and in-person, schools are making plans for social-emotional support for the upcoming year. After extended school breaks, economic insecurity, fear of the virus, and possible loss of a family member due to COVID-19, the 2020-2021 school year will need to begin with extra support services and resources for both students and staff.

The Changing Face of Education during COVID

With the COVID outbreak, we've learned that students need to be more flexible as they face their future work life. According to an article on District Administration, 6 Ways the Future of Work is Changing Education, there are 6 changes educators must make to help students be better prepared for their future work environments.

Correlate, Align, Map, Crosswalk: EdGate’s EdTech Geek Speak Guide

Anyone outside of EdTech would look at you with a blank stare if you told them that you just mapped your correlations. Or if you said that your alignments have all been crosswalked. However, in the K-12 Education industry, this all makes perfect sense.

So what's all of this mean anyway? Let's break it down:

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 upcoming grants and awards:

Standards Update - August 2020

Updates to The EdGate Standards Repository include:

  • Delaware Standards and Instruction World Languages (Refreshed 2016) Grades K-12
  • Georgia Standards of Excellence Science (AD 2019) Grades 9-12 new course standards
  • Georgia Standards of Excellence World Languages (AD 2018) Grades 6,7,8 DLI; 9-12 Spanish for Native Speakers III
  • Hawaii Content and Performance Standards Health and PE (AD 2019) Grades K-12 Health Education
  • Utah Core Standards Science (AD 2019) Grades K,1,2,3,4,5,9-12

 

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