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More districts creating high school internship programs

October 11, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The Richmond County system joins the growing number of school districts looking to give students real-world work experience while also planning for future workforce needs. Before they start their internships, students will also get some training in “soft-skills” from local […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

Researcher: AI won’t replace teachers

October 11, 2017

Via: www.educationdive.com

Despite the growth of online learning and increasingly complex artificial intelligence, it’s highly unlikely that the teaching profession will be taken over by robots anytime soon. The teacher shortages in many states alone should serve as ample indication that the […]


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Do you know about the “Trump Effect” on public education?

October 10, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The 2017 Education Next annual survey of American public opinion on education shows public support for charter schools has dropped, even as opposition to school vouchers and tax credits for private-school scholarships has declined. In a dramatic change of opinion […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

3 critical things to know about boosting student engagement

October 10, 2017

Via: eSchool News

Engaging high school students in learning and breaking away from the typical boredom that seems to plague so many students is a challenge–one that could be addressed differently depending on a student’s dominant mode of engagement. To figure out the […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

4 ways schools can combat Trump’s ed budget cuts

October 9, 2017

Via: eSchool News

The Trump Administration’s 2017 and 2018 education budget proposes some drastic cuts, most notably, the elimination of the $2.3 billion Title II-A (ESEA) funding and $1.2 billion 21st Century Community Learning Centers program. According to the administration, ESEA funding and […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Can behavior mapping help teachers more effectively address challenging students?

October 9, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The idea here is that situations in which an educator is the center of attention provoke challenging students to engage in common attention-seeking behavior, and that mapping can help teachers manage their reactions and avoid those scenarios. Nationwide, schools and […]


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 […]


Education Tech

5 New Things You Can Do in Google Classroom This School Year

October 6, 2017

Via: Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

If you are using Google Classroom in your instruction, you may want to keep updated with its latest releases especially the ones launched last month.  Classroom Help has this page where new updates are posted regularly. In today’s post, we […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

9 Back-to-School Tips for Parents and Students

September 22, 2017

Via: NY Times

Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year. Teaching Peace in Elementary School Is your child […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

New study points to benefits of personalized learning

September 18, 2017

Via: Education Dive

The research also cites positive findings on programs such as Newsela and DreamBox, which adjust to students’ skills as they work. School leaders implementing personalized learning initiatives, however, need to take a different approach to traditional instructional models, experts say. […]