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Education Tech

Classical education still has a place in the modern classroom

June 21, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Classical education is in the midst of a resurgence of popularity in private, home school and charter school communities. Now, some public school leaders are taking another look at this method of education that flourished for centuries. There are many […]


Education Tech

Where is the line between relationship building and TMI?

June 20, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Building a rapport with students usually requires that teachers share a little of themselves in an effort to connect with students and create shared bonds. Teachers may discuss their own pets, interests, travel experiences, and educational obstacles in ways that […]


Education Tech

Summer Reading: Strategies to boost online learning programs

June 18, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats Rather than be threatened by bootcamp models, colleges should learn from them and integrate them into their core to better prepare their graduates for a wide variety of jobs, according […]


Education Tech

Is microcredentialing the answer to equipping teachers with tech skills?

June 14, 2018

Via: Education Dive

As the K-12 school model shifts, traditional one-size-fits-all professional development (PD) approaches are quickly becoming as obsolete as the same factory assembly line approaches that are falling by the wayside for students. With microcredentialing, administrators have the opportunity to personalize […]


Education Tech

Some Great Apps for Social Studies Teachers

June 13, 2018

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some very good apps to use in your social studies class. This collection is created and featured in iTunes App Store and features a number of key apps that we are publishing here in our […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Report: Colleges to survive through hybrid experience

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Joshua Kim, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at the Dartmouth Center for the Advancement of Learning and senior fellow for academic transformation, learning and design at Georgetown University, wrote that the Georgia Tech report should be studied by others in […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Purdue breaks high school mold with Indiana charter model

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

In districts across the country, the traditional high school model is being reimagined to meet modern economic and job market demands. While schools based on the same principles as Purdue’s charter — hands-on and personalized learning — are rapidly expanding […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges should consider integrating bootcamps, not view them as threats

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Ten other universities are offering co-curricular skills development opportunities for their students through a pilot program with Coursera based on the Duke model, which one student leader said eliminates the “false dilemma that students face between taking classes you ‘want’ […]


Education Tech

How One Teaching Expert Activates Students’ Curiosity

June 7, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Welcome to Teaching, a weekly newsletter from The Chronicle of Higher Education. This week’s edition was curated by Beckie. We’ll begin with some tips on using a “naïve task” to pique students’ curiosity that I picked up at a conference […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Redefining what homework could and should be

June 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Homework is so engrained in our idea of school that it’s difficult to find an adult who doesn’t remember a teary night struggling with a school assignment. That’s a pattern administrators and district leaders can break. While teachers individually make […]