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Category: Education Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project Management for Middle School

January 3, 2018

Via: Edutopia

I’m a middle school teacher who incorporates project-based learning whenever possible. Over the past four years, I came to understand that I was missing one of the key features necessary for a successful, high-quality, collaborative experience with middle school students: […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New York state first to implement mental health ed across all grades

December 22, 2017

Via: Education Dive

While the decision by state policymakers to mandate mental health education at all grade levels is new, the importance of addressing mental health issues among school-age children has been acknowledged for some time. In 2003, the “President’s New Freedom Commission […]


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 […]