The Research Behind Edgenuity’s K–12 Learning Solutions

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The Research Behind Edgenuity’s K–12 Learning Solutions

Edgenuity is devoted to developing innovative, research-based curriculum that raises student achievement.

Edgenuity is steadfast in our commitment to incorporating well-accepted research into our innovative learning solutions. An extensive body of pedagogical research about how people learn drives every aspect of our design and development of K–12 learning solutions. The following publications summarize the theoretical frameworks that propel learning outcomes for our students. They also detail how we carefully translate critical research into smart instructional design.

File Name Type Description Solution(s)
How Edgenuity Courses Align with Research on Effective Instruction Foundations Paper This report details how Edgenuity translates the best research in online learning, neuroscience, educational psychology, and instructional design into its courses. Courseware
How Edgenuity Mathematics Courses Align with Research Foundations Paper This report shows how Edgenuity incorporates the best research on the science of mathematics learning into its mathematics courses. Courseware
How Edgenuity Courses Support Universal Design for Learning Foundations Paper This report provides an overview of UDL and articulates how Edgenuity applies its three guiding principles—multiple means of representation, expression, and engagement—to its courses. Courseware, MyPath
The Role of the Teacher in a Blended Learning Classroom White Paper This paper outlines 10 research-based steps teachers can take to maximize student learning in blended learning courses. Courseware, MyPath, Pathblazer, UpSmart
Supporting English Language Learners Issue Brief This paper illustrates how Edgenuity courses support English language learners by providing multiple exposures to vocabulary, setting high expectations, offering explicit instruction, activating background knowledge, making instruction accessible, using home language strategically, providing scaffolds to support close reading, and teaching metacognitive skills. Courseware, MyPath
Supporting Students with Disabilities Issue Brief This document shows how Edgenuity incorporates six evidence-based practices designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Courseware, MyPath
The Need for Career and Technical Education Issue Brief This document demonstrates how CTE courses are designed to help prepare students for careers, college, and beyond. Courseware
Response to Intervention in Reading White Paper This publication shows how RTI can help identify learning disabilities and provide early intervention. MyPath, Pathblazer
UpSmart Research Foundations Foundations Paper This report documents how UpSmart incorporates five hallmarks of effective instruction known to contribute to test readiness. UpSmart
Curriculum and Instruction in UpSmart White Paper This paper shows how UpSmart combines adaptive learning, differentiated feedback, and strategic scaffolding to support deeper learning. UpSmart
Building Capacity for Blended Learning White Paper This paper identifies five critical components that contribute to the successful implementation of blended learning programs: collaborative leadership, culture, classroom practice, professional development, and infrastructure. Courseware, MyPath, Pathblazer, UpSmart
How Edgenuity Intervention Solutions Align with Research on Effective Instruction Foundations Paper This document shows how Edgenuity incorporates five well-established, research-based principles of effective interventions into MyPath and Pathblazer. MyPath, Pathblazer
Purpose Prep Research Foundations Foundation Paper This publication documents five research-based practices that are incorporated into Purpose Prep. Purpose Prep
Courseware Logic Model Logic Model This publication documents the theory of change for Courseware, including program inputs, classroom activities, outputs, and outcomes. Courseware
MyPath Logic Model Logic Model This publication documents the theory of change for MyPath, including program inputs, classroom activities, outputs, and outcomes. MyPath
Pathblazer Logic Model Logic Model This publication documents the theory of change for Pathblazer, including program inputs, classroom activities, outputs, and outcomes. Pathblazer
UpSmart Logic Model Logic Model This publication documents the theory of change for UpSmart, including program inputs, classroom activities, outputs, and outcomes. UpSmart

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