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Category: Education Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

December 7, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios. Nationwide, schools and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Developing Students’ Ability to Give and Take Effective Feedback

December 5, 2017

Via: MindShift

When Emerie Lukas was hired to develop and teach a STEM Foundations course to middle school students at the Dayton Regional STEM School, she was starting from scratch. The stated goal of the course was to prepare students for more rigorous […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

8 truths about K-12 IT systems management

September 13, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Education administrators cope with so much data, it would be unfair to ask them to cope with even one byte more. Consider the information they handle every day. School districts in America today are complex, sophisticated businesses, not only managing […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How Progressive is School Funding in the United States?

September 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

Policymakers, advocates, and the public have long been concerned with inequities in funding levels between schools attended by students from low-income families and their more affluent peers. School funding has received increased attention in recent years as multiple high-quality studies […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

When It Comes to Trying to Shake Up K-12, Is College the Problem?

August 30, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

In California, once home to the nation’s most-prized higher education system, the stress of college starts early. “Even at the middle school level, there is pressure,” says Jessica Lura, director of strategic initiatives and partnerships at the K-8 Bullis Charter […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can We Learn from How Other Countries Empower Their Educators?

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Next

Linda Darling-Hammond, smart as she is, doubtless has many fresh thoughts and insights. In her new book series on “empowered educators,” however, after bringing in a sizable body of information on how other countries go about it, she and a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Personalized learning could get a boost with increased local control

August 29, 2017

Via: Education Dive

Some argue the No Child Left Behind education law created a disincentive for innovation. Under intense pressure to steadily increase the portion of students meeting standards or face sanctions, many state and local educators found the risks of trying something […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

5 ways teachers can improve student learning based on current brain research

May 24, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The brain is an experience-dependent organ. From our very earliest days, the brain begins to map itself to our world as we experience it through our senses. The mapping is vague and fuzzy at first, like a blurred photograph or […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

A ‘grow your own’ vision of teacher diversity

May 22, 2017

Via: AFT News

Leaders in education, labor and civil rights packed AFL-CIO headquarters in Washington, D.C., this month for the” Grow Your Own: Teacher Diversity and Social Justice Summit,” a provocative and engaging series of presentations that showcased the power of effective home-grown […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Tips For Keeping Your Students Engaged in Class

May 16, 2017

Via: Edudemic

The image of the bored, half-asleep, daydreaming teen sitting in a high school classroom is all too familiar for teachers. Most teenagers seem to treat school days like a prison sentence. A recent poll found that the top two words […]