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Category: Education Strategies


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

20 Collaborative Learning Tips And Strategies For Teachers

May 21, 2018

Via: TeachThought

There is an age old adage that says “two heads are better than one.” Consider collaboration in recent history: Watson and Crick or Page and Brin (Founders of Google). But did you know it was a collaborative Computer Club about […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Report: Small but growing number of charter schools are ‘intentionally diverse’

May 15, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Over the next few weeks, the organization will also release in-depth profiles of some of the “diverse-by-design” schools to highlight the practices they are using to achieve more integration. An Associated Press analysis last year showed that “extreme racial isolation” […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 strategies to keep students engaged in STEM

May 8, 2018

Via: eSchool News

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) is more than just an acronym or a collection of letters. Rather, it is an instructional movement that embodies cross-curricular concepts from four fundamental disciplines, as well as a research-based strategy that addresses the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

To balance innovation with protecting students, focus on incentives

May 8, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Online education holds tremendous promise: it has the potential to lower costs, enhance learning outcomes, and make college accessible for students who lack the flexibility or means to attend a traditional program. As a nation, our goal should be to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Study: Free school meals can improve students’ health

May 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

CEP participation has been increasing since it was introduced in 2014-15, from 14,000 schools in 2,200 districts to 18,800 schools in almost 3,000 districts the following year, according to the study. In addition to relieving schools of the need to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Accentuating the positive can improve school discipline and culture

May 2, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Adults in the workplace understand the power of praise. A person may be hired to do a job and may do the job well in order to earn a regular paycheck. But a word of praise from a boss or […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Worried About Risky Teenage Behavior? Make School Tougher

April 30, 2018

Via: NY Times

Like all parents of teenagers, I worry that my children will engage in risky behavior, including drinking, smoking and drug use. The more time they spend doing healthier extracurricular activities — soccer, piano, cleaning their rooms (ha!) — the better. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

How to design a school of the future

April 27, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Several years ago, Greenville County Schools in South Carolina took an innovative approach to designing a new middle school to be named for our former superintendent, Dr. Phinnize Fisher. We threw out traditional building specs and came up with a […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Schools turn to retired educators to fill teaching vacancies in the classroom

April 24, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Mississippi is not the only state is that seeing an increase in the recruitment of retired teachers. Several states, including Michigan and Georgia, have rewritten the laws governing retirement pay to make the option of returning to the classroom more […]


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

Ready to learn: 5 strategies to help students with learning differences improve their focus

April 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In many classrooms and computer labs, students are expected to “sit still” and “pay attention” for an entire class period or for several hours in a row. For some students with disabilities or learning differences, this can be an impossible […]