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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 […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Social-emotional learning graduates to college campuses

June 12, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Employers repeatedly say they need more workers with communication, adaptability, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities, and have trouble finding recent graduates with those skills, according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a leading advocate for SEL. Another […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Student engagement prerequisite to free speech on campus, leaders say

June 11, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Free speech on campus is a hot button issue for higher education administrators who recognize the costly and often time highly damaging effects of mishandling a controversial speaker on campus. While proactively defining a free speech policy and developing a […]


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 […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Pre-to-3: Spreading awareness of early-childhood education — with Elmo’s help

June 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When the National Institute for Early Education Research releases its annual State of Preschool Yearbook every year, Kansas and Missouri don’t attract a lot of attention. Neither state has increased enrollment of 3- and 4-year-olds in public pre-K programs in recent years. […]


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’ […]


News

The NCAA Is Too Far Gone for Incremental Reform

June 7, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

At its spring meeting last month, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics made a radical recommendation. We urged the NCAA to shift from being a membership association — with inherent conflicts of interest — to being an independent leadership organization […]


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 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, News

Major Private Gifts to Higher Education

June 6, 2018

Via: The Chronicle of Higher Education

This list covers gifts since 1967. An abridged version of this list was published in the August 18, 2017, Almanac issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Additions to and changes in the list since then appear in bold italics. […]