Category: Educational Forms

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Formal Education

Study: Promoting growth mindset in teachers may pay dividends for students

July 23, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Math tends to provoke strong emotional reactions in students, who usually either love it or hate it. However, research shows that these student attitudes toward math affect their performance. Fortunately, a recent survey indicates these attitudes may be improving, but […]

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 […]

Educational Forms, Informal learning

How ‘special’ education impedes social justice for students with autism

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

To receive special education services, students must meet the eligibility criteria for one of the 13 disability categories designated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004. To access services, predefined criteria from one of these examples must adversely […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Cleveland schools CIO advises districts to fail forward, embrace new models

May 31, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While the shift to digital has had its share of bumps in the road, it stands to significantly transform and improve education over the long haul. This has already been seen to some extent with the rising prevalence of models […]

Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

A Better List Of Ideas For Project-Based Learning

May 30, 2018

Via: TeachThought

At TeachThought, we’re huge fans of project-based learning. While there is no magic bullet of practice, program, or framework that automatically produces progressive and effective learning, what makes project-based learning exceptional is its flexibility. As it is, first and foremost, […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Report: Successful personalized learning uses innovative staffing

May 25, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Dive Brief: Teacher leaders, collaborating teachers who work in teams, and support staff members who tutor and mentor students are a few of the new educator roles emerging in schools that are seeing student success with blended and personalized learning […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Do you make these common classroom-management mistakes?

May 17, 2018

Via: eSchool News

The dunce cap, a ruler on the knuckles, kneeling on rice: Modern teachers wouldn’t think of using these methods to correct students’ behavior. But for all the progress that schools have made in understanding and implementing effective discipline, teachers can […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education

3 proven ways to improve higher-ed collaboration

May 7, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Collaboration across departments has been identified as the fundamental differentiator in achieving strategic objectives in not only the business community but also in higher education. Today’s challenging higher-ed environment can benefit from more collaboration, particularly between IT, business, and finance […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

My best tips for coaching teachers

May 4, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the nation faces a looming teacher shortage, one of the most powerful tools we have for retaining teachers is coaching. Every district around the nation employs coaching models. But are they effective? We asked this question two years ago […]

Continuous Development, Educational Forms

6 reasons why science teachers should use simulations

May 3, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Simulation has been around for more than 20 years, so what is compelling more science teachers and school districts to add it to their bag of resources? Just as early video games with their simply designed interfaces and limited functionality […]