Category: Education Strategies

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 […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Are We Personalizing Learning for the Students Who Need It Most?

May 5, 2017

Via: Education Next

The theory behind personalized learning (PL)—crafting an individualized education experience for each student—holds tremendous potential for better serving all students, especially students who don’t fit the norm. But too often teachers in PL classrooms are simply substituting one-size-fits-all direct group […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Want to Improve a District? Let Teachers Collaborate

May 4, 2017

Via: Edutopia

When Mark Benigni took the reins as superintendent of Connecticut’s Meriden Public Schools district in 2010, the central office was half empty—the superintendent, assistant superintendent, and personnel director had recently retired. While there was hope for change and innovation, there […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Targets To Teach The Way The Brain Learns

May 3, 2017

Via: TeachThought

When you’re standing in front of a classroom of students who’re not quite sure they even want to be in your class, much less pay attention to what’s being said, things like neuroscience, research studies, and teaching the way the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Questions Students Can Use To Guide Their Inquiry-Based Learning

May 2, 2017

Via: TeachThought

Learning through inquiry is one of the most ‘natural’ and organic forms of learning. In addition to learning through play, mentorship, and self-directed learning, inquiry-based learning happens whether we plan for it or not. When anyone is curious or confused and […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

This is what successful blended learning actually looks like

April 26, 2017

Via: eSchool News

In theory, blended learning sounds straightforward: You replace a portion of the traditional face-to-face instruction with web-based online instruction. In practice, though, launching and sustaining a blended learning initiative takes planning, training, tech tools, and the flexibility to change course […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Conserving Your Teaching Energy

April 14, 2017

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

What does it actually take to teach a college class nowadays in our age of distraction? For some faculty, the answer is technology — PowerPoints, laptops, visual aids. But technology is itself a distraction. And what if you are the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Why Gen Z needs librarians now more than ever

April 13, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Librarians and media specialists are in a unique position within schools, since they are very often the person responsible for introducing students to new technologies, and are also on the front lines when it comes to connecting students to meaningful […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

6 Reasons You May Not Graduate on Time

April 6, 2017

Via: NY Times

Graduating from a four-year college in four years may sound like a fairly straightforward venture, but only 41 percent of students manage to do it. That matters. The longer it takes, the less likely a student is to make it […]