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Lincoln Learning Staff Volunteers with Junior Achievement in Rochester

Philanthropy, education, teaching, student achievement

“I feel like the students learned a lot about how the community works,” Julianne Brancadora, a Lincoln Learning Solutions Junior Achievement volunteer said.

Defusing Difficult Online Students

elearning, online learning, student behavior, education, student motivation, student achievement

All teachers encounter students who are difficult or disruptive. Online students are no exception. Dealing with a disruptive online student, however, can be challenging for educators.

Targeted Teaching and Learning

student motivation, education, teaching, student achievement, formative assessment, criteria for success, learning intentions

Think about the last time you took on learning something new: a new job, a new craft or hobby, a new skill. As you sat down as a complete novice, you probably already thought about what it would look like and feel like to be successful.

As adults, we do this often. We think about what we want out of our new experiences, and we choose them based on some kind of motivator. Whether we want a better salary, we want a new pastime, or we need to fix up our house, we dive into learning because we are driven.

Get Your Student Talking About School

student motivation, education, student achievement, homework, student conversations

As parents, we want to hear our students talk about their school day, but often our standard question doesn’t lend itself to what we really want to hear.

Asking students, “What did you do today?” returns answers like, “We played outside. We had gym. We made a volcano.” Statements like these tell you a little about what transpired throughout their day, but it doesn’t get to the meat of the story.

What Makes a Gold-Star Online Student?

student achievement, teaching, online learning, education

For more than a decade, I’ve been teaching high school in the online environment. I’ve learned quite a bit in that time, including identifying the characteristics associated with successful students.