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Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

New approaches needed to prepare students for unknown careers

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

One of the primary responsibilities of educators is to prepare students for future careers, a task that is increasingly difficult in the current changing landscape. Not only is the workplace changing, but the nature of innovation—and human nature—means that most […]


Education Tech

Report: Most elementary, special ed teachers not required to show they can teach reading

August 9, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The report comes at a time when courts are being asked to consider whether children have a constitutional right to literacy. Learning to read encompasses the five skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. But to help students […]


News

Report: Hate speech remains persistent concern in public schools

August 8, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Students from all backgrounds who attend schools have a right to do so without fear or intimidation. However, every day, students are subjected to forms of hate speech and intimidation that would never be excused or tolerated in a workplace […]


Education Tech

How to use social media for classroom assignments

August 8, 2018

Via: eCampus News

Social media is embedded in our culture. Online users regularly visit multiple sites each day to interact with their online community of family and friends, post and distribute content, and consume information. Social media sites are databases where our students […]


Education Tech

New space takes shape on campuses to encourage learning, collaboration

August 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

St. Edward’s has developed six spaces that are specially configured for active learning, some with furniture on wheels that allows for easy reconfigurations for small-group collaboration, and others with sophisticated video-conferencing equipment. Professors often change their teaching style when they […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Survey: Most principals satisfied at their current school

August 7, 2018

Via: Education Dive

Effective principals can improve school climate, increase teacher retention rates and performance, and as a result, improve student achievement. However, to do that, most principals have to stay in place for more than a year or two. There are times […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Blended learning models can benefit students in juvenile jails

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

While most schools are looking at alternative forms of discipline in efforts to disrupt the “school-to-prison” pipeline, such as restorative justice practices, there are still circumstances where time in a juvenile justice facility is warranted. Though these students may be […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Advocacy group calls for more oversight of California charter school spending

August 6, 2018

Via: Education Dive

When public funds are used for any purpose, the public has a right to know how those funds are spent. However, many charter schools do not have sufficient oversight of financial matters. In many cases, this issue is because of […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Colleges responding to Trump’s immigration crackdown

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

The official policy of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is to not be active on campuses except in cases where there is a safety threat. “Enforcement actions are not to occur” at schools, according to the agency’s Sensitive Locations […]


News

How do high-performing countries prepare and support teachers?

August 3, 2018

Via: Education Dive

High standards for teacher preparation programs, expecting educators to become scholars of teaching and substantial time for collaboration with peers are a few of the elements that set the teaching profession in high-performing countries apart from that of the U.S., […]