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Category: Education Strategies


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

April 17, 2018

Via: TeachThought

The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

NYC school touts ‘college-going culture’ — but is traditional higher ed for everyone?

April 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Preparing students for college — and even making it seem like an attainable goal for some students — is a challenge for many schools. According to the Center for American Progress, an estimated 40-60% of first-year students require remediation in […]


Continuous Development, Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, Educational Forms

Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

Innovative classroom furnishings encourage creativity and collaboration

April 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As schools seek ways to encourage individuality, creativity, innovation and collaboration, redesigning the classroom space seems like a logical place to start. The traditional desk-in-rows format does little to promote these ideas. Many schools are now looking at flexible seating […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Instructional coaching improves preschool teachers’ comfort with STEM topics in the classroom

March 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The significant attention to pre-reading skills in early-childhood programs can sometimes overshadow other subject areas like science and math, but “STEM Starts Early,” a report released last year by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, said that the “technology revolution has made […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How We Use A Mentoring Model For Disadvantaged Students

February 26, 2018

Via: TeachThought

I was raised in Long Island City, Queens by immigrant parents who knew very little about the public education system. As a result, I went through some of New York City’s most struggling public schools. At the time, I wasn’t […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Identifying prospective teachers in high school builds stronger pipeline

February 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With reports of a looming teacher shortage and concern about the lack of diversity in the teaching profession, some states and school districts are looking to grow-your-own programs to help fill the gap. Versions of these programs can be seen […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Connecticut considers plan to cover college completion costs

February 12, 2018

Via: Education Week

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers are considering a different approach from other states to help students cover the high cost of college. Instead of offering free community college tuition, legislators in this cash-strapped state are debating whether to create […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Former superintendent discusses how schools can ‘move the rock’ toward deeper learning

February 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The current focus in schools on high-stakes testing requires training students to learn a set of standards and facts, but the deeper learning approach invites students to play a greater role in their own education and has the goal of […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

4 actions to improve the future of higher education

February 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Following four national priorities, including increasing completion rates and strengthening the student educational experience, could exponentially improve the future of higher education, according to a report based on two years of research. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences, with […]