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Educational Stages, Other educational stages

K-12 And Higher Education Are Considered Separate Systems. What If They Converged?

October 6, 2017

Via: Ed Surge

Education in America is a tale of two systems. There’s K-12 education policy and practice, but a separate set of rules—and a separate culture—for higher education. A new book argues that it doesn’t have to be that way. In “The […]


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Introducing Programming to Elementary School Students

September 8, 2017

Via: Free Technology for Teachers

How would you introduce / start coding with a Grade 2 and 3 class? Snap or Scratch? My suggestion was to start with ScratchJr then move into Scratch. ScratchJr is available to use on iPads, on Android tablets, and on Chromebooks. ScratchJr uses […]


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Simplifying Funding for Postsecondary Education

May 24, 2017

Via: ED.gov Blog

In today’s world, one important key to success – one way for more Americans to turn their dreams into action – is to gain the postsecondary education and credentials that careers and employers require. Millions of students and families want […]


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To Improve Education in America, Look Beyond the Traditional School Model

May 16, 2017

Via: Education Next

Education debates in the United States often occur between two poles. On the one hand, we have the libertarian impulse, which valorizes free markets, competition, and parental choice; on the other, we find a visceral defense of the district school. […]


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5 trends in literacy education for 2017

May 9, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The current climate of education focuses heavy on language and literacy and on math — and for good reason. Literacy is the foundation for success in every area of an individual’s life, and the critical thinking skills attained through math […]


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‘Deeper learning’ takes greater hold in K-12 education

April 26, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The concept of deeper learning expands upon the push to incorporate social-emotional learning throughout K-12 curriculums. Both concepts posit that for students to have success in postsecondary education and afterwards, skills must be harnessed beyond academic acumen. Specifically, both “deeper […]


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How to Hope in Graduate School

March 10, 2017

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Job-market woes, mental illness, and unionization seem to be all we read anymore about the graduate-school experience. There’s no shortage of advice on those frontsfrom professors and administrators. But as a doctoral student, I’d like to focus on some common […]


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How early can we introduce STEM education?

November 28, 2016

Via: eSchool News

Although research suggests that students as young as preschool age would benefit from STEM education, experts point to a gap between what the research says and how much STEM-focused curriculum actually exists in preschools. In an effort to address the […]


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New guide offers tips to use UDL for personalized learning

May 19, 2016

Via: eSchool News

The new Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for K-12 education specifically endorses Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a set of principles that require teachers and students to shift roles as they collaborate around student-driven learning paths. It’s a significant departure […]


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Career and Technical Education a key part of revitalized ed outlook

April 8, 2016

Via: Education Dive

It is no secret that there is a gap between the skills employers want and those recent graduates entering the workforce possess. According to a recent survey by the Business Roundtable, 95% of American CEOs believe their companies suffer from […]