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Category: Educational Forms


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

Does high-impact learning help students graduate?

April 26, 2018

Via: Education Dive

It is difficult to assess the effectiveness of any teaching, as different schools and professors can always be judged for different approaches to different types of students in any given course. But there is a value in understanding the ways […]


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 […]


Continuous Development, Education Tech, Educational Forms

13 Standards For A Near-Future School

April 19, 2018

Via: TeachThought

In 2018, an “unconnected classroom”—that is, one without social components, digital media output, authentic and highly visible school-to-school and school-to-community functions, and personal learning for each student through mobile and adaptive technology for each student—is seen as appropriately cautious. Perhaps […]


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

20 Simple Assessment Strategies You Can Use Every Day

April 17, 2018

Via: TeachThought

The ultimate goal of teaching is understanding. But sometimes it’s easier to talk than to teach, as we all know, especially when we need to cover a lot of material in a short amount of time. We hope students will […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Researchers: School start time discussions should also include middle schoolers

April 16, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Start times are an issue that requires the collaboration of many, if not all, district departments — transportation, instruction, athletics, nutrition, and before- and after-school programs, including those run by community-based organizations. Parents commuting to work in the morning are […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to integrate emotional intelligence into the classroom

April 13, 2018

Via: eSchool News

Social-emotional learning. Character education. Bullying prevention. These programs all fall under the larger umbrella of emotional intelligence (EQ)—the ability to manage one’s feelings and interact positively with other people. While many schools may touch on it during the school year, […]


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

NYC school touts ‘college-going culture’ — but is traditional higher ed for everyone?

April 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Preparing students for college — and even making it seem like an attainable goal for some students — is a challenge for many schools. According to the Center for American Progress, an estimated 40-60% of first-year students require remediation in […]


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

Providing good teachers for all students proves to be a challenge for states

April 10, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Most teachers become more effective with experience, while other teachers never become effective at all. The new ESSA regulations require that states now define “ineffective,” “inexperienced,” or “out-of-field teachers” and work to make sure that effective teachers are placed into […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 tips to help inspire self-reflection in teachers

April 6, 2018

Via: eSchool News

As the supervisor of instruction in Haddon Township School District in New Jersey, I would love to be able to give my teachers feedback every week. Feedback is a crucial factor for growth and progress, especially for teachers, who are […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

How To Help Students Learn From Anything

March 29, 2018

Via: TeachThought

Who controls the learning in your classroom? What are the sources of that learning? Does the learning happen as a matter of access to content, or participation in teacher-derived learning activities–i.e., units and lessons? Who or what is the most […]