Edgenuity Debuts Course Customization Tool
Edgenuity has launched the Course Customization tool, a product that allows teachers to add remove and reorder content in Edgenuity courses to further personalize the learning experience for individual students.
"Each student is different and has unique strengths and areas for growth," said Sari Factor, CEO of Edgenuity. "Our new Course Customization capability allows educators to tailor Edgenuity's award-winning curriculum to meet the needs of a district, school, class or individual learner. We are excited to empower educators with the ability to deliver more effective and personalized instruction."
With the new tool instructors can:
- Make courses shorter or more targeted by removing content for students recovering credit or units;
- Add lessons from any Edgenuity course to refresh prerequisite skills or background knowledge;
- Create whole new courses with content from multiple Edgenuity courses;
- Reorder content to align a course with a district pacing plan; and
- Add original content.
"Edgenuity's new Course Customization tool allows me to personalize learning for my students based on their individual needs and interests," said Frank Fenn, social studies teacher at Impact Academy, who has been using the Course Customization tool since July 2015. "To supplement student learning I can add my own content, link to other Web sites, re-arrange the content and more. By adding lessons and activities from other courses, I can also create a course that is based on our state's performance standards. This tool truly enables me to drive heightened student mastery."
Joshua Bolkan is contributing editor for Campus Technology, THE Journal and STEAM Universe. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.