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Category: Education Tech


Education Tech, News

Arts teachers lack training in working with students who have special needs

June 29, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The article notes that this summer, directors of arts education programs at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Moore College of Art and Design in Philadelphia — both of which include working with special needs as part […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

6 strategies for a successful college merger

June 27, 2018

Via: Education Dive

A report from TIAA suggests the merger process may be more costly and difficult than some colleges expect, and financial gains typically take more time than anticipated to materialize. The trend toward mergers was evident when Connecticut officials recently approved […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Higher Education

High school grads want job skills next, survey shows

June 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

That report comes at a time when other research is showing, however, that declining community college enrollment may continue, according to Inside Higher Education, which quotes a researcher as saying that two-year schools have a “major problem coming very fast.” […]


Education Tech

Indiana coalition tweaks graduation requirements under new work-based study program

June 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

With a push under Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to “rethink schools” and now President Donald Trump’s proposal to merge the Education and Labor departments, many states have been developing plans for work-based programs that may better prepare students for career […]


Education Tech

Study: Online learning growth will level off by end of decade

June 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

About half of all online students who took the Learning House-Aslanian survey reported using a career advisor whenever offered seeking resume help, and 40 percent said they got assistance with their job search. The report said “online access to career […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: Lack of resources breeds high teacher stress levels detrimental to student achievement

June 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Education can easily feel like a thankless job, and as eSchool News points out, the proportion of teachers with “high-level stress” is as high as 93%. And with active learning models that have come with the influx of technology in […]


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 […]